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2017-2018 Course Catalog 
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TRIN 2022 - Intermediate Skills of Interpreting

Credits: 4
Hours/Week: Lecture NoneLab None
Course Description: This course introduces simultaneous interpreting and refines skills in consecutive interpreting and sight translation. Coursework covers ethical situations, standards of practice, and interpreting theories and research.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): TRIN 1041  with a grade of C or higher, or instructor consent
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Simultaneous interpreting
    1. Lag-time
    2. Visualizing
    3. Identifying the main idea
    4. Pacing and rate of speed
    5. Omissions
    6. Unknown words
    7. Self-assessment
  2. Consecutive Interpreting
    1. Refine linguistic and paralinguistic elements
  3. Sight Translation
    1. Chunking
    2. Paraphrasing
  4. Preparing for an interpreting assignment
    1. Types of settings and assignments
    2. Researching processes and terminology
    3. Information requests
  5. Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics
    1. Dilemmas
  6. Interpreting theory and research

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. demonstrate skill progression in consecutive interpreting and note-taking skills.
  2. demonstrate skill progression in sight translation skills
  3. demonstrate beginning simultaneous interpreting skills.
  4. apply topic preparation skills.

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