Course Details

AMSL 205 Interpreting Skills I

2.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours lab, 3 units
Grade Only

Description: This course introduces students to the interpretation process. Emphasis is placed on the application of previously-learned American Sign Language (ASL) skills to develop the cognitive and critical thinking abilities required for interpreting and transliterating. Consecutive interpreting and simultaneous interpreting skills of source language text are utilized throughout the course. Instructor may use sign to voice and/or voice to sign techniques. This course is designed for Interpreting majors and accommodates those seeking the Certified Deaf Interpreter (CDI) certificate.