Course Details

AMSL 206 Interpreting Skills II

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

Description: This course is an advanced study of 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 at the advanced level. Consecutive interpreting and simultaneous interpreting skills of source language text are utilized throughout the course. Instructor uses voice to sign and may use sign to voice techniques. This course is designed for Interpreting majors and accommodates those seeking the Certified Deaf Interpreter (CDI) certificate.