Sept. 2003
 
 

NVCC COLLEGE-WIDE COURSE CONTENT SUMMARY
INT 233 ASL-TO-ENGLISH INTERPRETATION II (3-4 CR.)




COURSE DESCRIPTION

Perform simultaneous interpretations of monologues in the source language (ASL) to the target language (English). Process an in-coming ASL monologue while simultaneously producing an appropriate interpretation in English. Conduct research in the field of interpretation. Apply team interpreting techniques. Interact with consumers of interpretation. Lecture 2-3 hours. Laboratory 0-3 hours. Total 2-4 hours per week.
 
 

COURSE PURPOSE

This course builds upon the skills learned in ASL-to-English Interpretation I. Completion of this course will qualify students to take the ASL-to-English Interpretation part of the Virginia Quality Assurance Screening.
 
 

ENTRY LEVEL COMPETENCY

Prerequisite INT 133 & INT 134.
 
 

COURSE OBJECTIVES

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    1. identify and demonstrate strategies to appropriately interpret from ASL to English
    2. simultaneously interpret simple cold source messages and more complex warm source messages.
    3. produce a culturally and linguistically accurate simultaneous interpretation of a message approximately ten minutes
    4. understand appropriate process models
    5. apply appropriate process models for self-analysis of videotaped work.
    6. demonstrate appropriate feeding techniques while working with team interpreters
MAJOR TOPICS TO BE COVERED

I. Review of Consecutive Interpreting Skills & Models

II. Fundamentals of Simultaneous Interpreting

    1. Listening and Recall
    2. Multi-Tasking
    3. Paraphrasing
III. Simultaneous Interpreting
    1. Decalage
    2. Short Monologues
    3. Analysis & Feedback