Declaration
Abstract (English)
Abstract (Chinese)
Acknowledgement
Abbreviations
Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Defining SI in Focus Group Discussion 2.1 Definition of simultaneous Interpretation 2.2 Introduction to Focus Group Discussion 2.2.1 How is Focus Group Discussion conducted? 2.2.2 Why is Focus Group Discussion conducted? 2.3 Simultaneous interpreting for Focus Group Discussion
Chapter 3 Literature Review 3.1 The history of SI research 3.1.1 Early writings of SI research 3.1.2 Cognitive science's contribution to SI research 3.2 Development of SI research 3.2.1 Development of SI research approach 3.2.2 Development in research of new modes of SI 3.3 Summary
Chapter 4 The Theoretical Framework 4.1 Introduction 4.2 Automatic operation and nonautomatic operation 4.3 Processing capacity and interpretation efforts 4.3.1 The listening and Analysis or Comprehension Effort 4.3.2 The Memory Effort 4.3.3 The Production Effort 4.4 An Effort Model of Simultaneous interpretation 4.5 Processing capacity-related problems
Chapter 5 The Effort Model in Focus Group Discussion SI 5.1 Efforts in Focus Group Discussion SI 5.1.1 The Listening Effort in FGD SI 5.1.2 The Memory Effort in FGD SI 5.1.3 The Production Effort in FGD SI 5.2 Problems in Focus Group Discussion SI 5.3 Failure sequences in Focus Group Discussion SI
Chapter 6 Coping Tactics in Focus Group Discussion SI 6.1 Preparation in Focus Group Discussion SI 6.2 Anticipation in Focus Group Discussion SI 6.3 Comprehension coping tactics in Focus Group Discussion SI 6.3.1 Delaying the response 6.3.2 Consulting documents in the backroom 6.4 Preventive tactics in Focus Group Discussion SI 6.4.1 Changing the Ear-Voice Span 6.4.2 Changing the order of elements in an enumeration 6.4.3 Omitting the information 6.4.4 Communicating with clients in the backroom 6.5 Summary
Chapter 7 Quality Assessment of Focus Group Discussion SI 7.1 Fidelity in Focus Group Discussion SI 7.2 Communication purpose in Focus Group Discussion SI 7.3 Voice Production in Focus Group Discussion SI 7.4 Summary
Chapter 8 Conclusion 8.1 Finding of this study 8.2 Implications and limitations
Bibliography
Appendix Appendix 1 Profile of Respondents of Focus Group Discussion Appendix 2 Guidelines of Focus Group Discussion