Join Amy DeLouise for an in-depth discussion in this video English as a second language, part of The Art of Video Interviews.
…Female 1: One of the most challenging kinds of interviews you can…do is with someone who does not speak English as their first language.…With an English as a second language speaker,…you're going to definitely want to have a seated interview.…You're also going to maybe have some trouble with the typical Q&A…type of format, because they're probably translating your question in their head.…So you also might want to wait a little longer…after you ask a question before you jump in with…the typical followup.…They may still have a few things left to say but they're still processing.…One of the things you need to do is cue to them that you're going to ask for a story.…It's going to help you get a better example.…So even before you ask a question, you should tell…them I'm really going to want you to tell that great…story about your grandparents so when I ask this question…if you can think about that story it would be great.…And,…of course, you've done your pre-interview, so you know they have that story.…Then you can formulate the question and say, tell…
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- Planning interview goals
- Anticipating interviewee's answers
- Conducting background research
- Scheduling interviews
- Building rapport
- Teasing out supporting points
- Getting transcripts
- Avoiding obstacles with challenging interview subjects
Skill Level Appropriate for all
Foundations of Video: Interviewswith Anthony Q. Artis1h 55m Appropriate for all
Foundations of Video: Cameras and Shootingwith Anthony Q. Artis2h 58m Appropriate for all
Practical Project Management for Creative Projectswith Richard Harrington2h 30m Appropriate for all
Documentary Editing with Premiere Prowith Jason Osder3h 48m Intermediate
1. Preparing for an Interview
2. Production of Video Interviews
3. During the Interview
4. During an Audio-Only Interview
5. Getting Results
6. Minimizing Narration
7. Making Editing Easier
8. Avoiding Obstacles
9. Preparing for Post
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