Introduction to Spoken Language Interpreting

Code: LANG1200

Course description

This course presents the fundamentals of providing spoken language interpreting services in various settings. Participants will consider the role and responsibilities of the interpreter and discuss professional standards of practice and ethical principles to guide an interpreter’s performance. The course also provides an introduction to various skills required for successful interpreting including note taking, active listening, memory retention, mental transposition and verbalization in the target language. For the Winter 2018 term, this course will be running offsite at Guelph Immigrant Services located at 104 Dawson Rd. Unit 102. Guelph, ON.

Course details

Hours: 30
Credits: 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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