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Course Number:
ITP 221
Course Title:
English Development for Interpreters I
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Course Description

Develops simultaneous interpretation skills from ASL to English. Introduces beginning-level public speaking techniques in spoken English and practices applying these skills to interpreting. Prerequisites: Program admission and department permission.

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 some supporting details of an ASL source message into English.

  • Describe the needs and perspectives of hearing consumers in a given scenario.

  • Analyze and apply beginning-level public speaking techniques to an English interpretation.

Course Activities and Design

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

Outcome Assessment Strategies

Students will be assessed 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