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Effective Term:
Fall 2020 through Summer 2022
Course Number:
ITP 278
Course Title:
English Development for Interpreters II
Credit Hours:
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Course Description

Develops advanced simultaneous interpretation skills from ASL to English. Incorporates high register public speaking techniques into interpreting.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of the course students should be able to:

  • Produce a meaning-based simultaneous interpretation of the main points and supporting details of a given ASL message into English.

  • Analyze language use in high register settings such as business, government, consultations, and job interviews.

  • Apply metalinguistical knowledge to produce an English interpretation appropriate to a high register setting.  

  • Describe the needs and perspectives of consumers in a given scenario, including cultural and setting-specific nuances.

Course Activities and Design

Course activities include student presentations, interpreting, self-analysis, and peer review.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

Students will be assess on presentations, assignments, and interpretations.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

This course content includes:

  • Developing public speaking skills within an interpretation

  • Development of academic vocabulary

  • Analysis of consumer preferences and needs