ASL 265: Introduction to Interpreting

Discipline: American Sign Language

Credit Hours: 3

Pre- or corequiste: ASL 211. Introduction to the theory, practice, and criticism of interpretation and transliteration: simultaneous and consecutive, and to interpreting as a discourse process. Study includes various models of the interpreting and transliterating processes, problems of linguistic and communicative equivalence, historical foundations, the role of Deaf community interaction in developing ASL processing speed and bicultural affiliation, knowledge and skills, as well as professional issues. Students analyze spoken and signed texts for both meaning and form and develop strategies to more accurately receive verbal, nonverbal, visual and auditory information. (Offered every fall.)

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