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2017-2018 Course Catalog 
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TRIN 2023 - Advanced Skills of Interpreting

Credits: 4
Hours/Week: Lecture NoneLab None
Course Description: This course focuses on refinement of simultaneous interpreting skills. It also reinforces other interpreting skills acquired in previous courses. This course presents increasingly complex and specialized scenarios, continues to explore the application of interpreter codes of ethics and standards of practice, and discusses theoretical frameworks of interpreting studies as a field of research.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): TRIN 2022  with a grade of C or higher, or instructor consent.
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Advanced simultaneous interpreting
  2. Advanced consecutive interpreting
  3. Advanced sight translation
  4. Interpreting assignment preparation
  5. Review of standards of practice and code of ethics
  6. Interpreting studies theory and research

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

  1. demonstrate skill progression in consecutive interpreting, note-taking, and sight translation.
  2. demonstrate skill progression in simultaneous skills in more complex scenarios.
  3. prepare for specialized interpreting assignments.
  4. justify responses to ethical conflicts with grounded, professional rationales that appeal to the code of ethics, standards of practice, and the role of the interpreter.

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