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 2020 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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Dates
Day/Time
Delivery
Campus
Cost
Availability
Start Date: Jan. 17, 2022
End date: Feb. 4, 2022
Day/Time: Tues. 9:00am – 3:00pm Fri. 9:00am – 3:00pm
Campus: Online
Cost: $220.50

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Spring 2022 registration opens February 7, 2022. Fall 2022 registration opens July 4, 2022.

Delivery options

In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration

Online - Asynchronous: ​100% online delivery with no assigned day or time requirements, independent course completion

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery with scheduled day and time course requirements

Hybrid: any combination of: in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery