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Essentials of Interpretation

A required course in the Spanish/English Interpretation Certificate Program.

Course Description

Are you a bilingual person interested in increasing your effectiveness as communicator? Are you already a translator/interpreter? This class introduces the field of interpreting, all the processes associated with interpretation: listening, short-term memory, semantic equivalence, visual and auditory processing. Emphasis is placed on developing skills necessary to generate equivalent messages between Spanish and English. Topics include specialized jargon, code of ethics and protocol associated with various settings. Now you can acquire an in-depth understanding of the basic concepts and theories to help you to communicate better in English and in Spanish while training your interpreting skills in a real working environment.

Prerequisite(s): None.

NOTE: This course may have live sessions via Zoom. A device with audio and visual will be needed to participate. The following student guide provides additional resources/information on how to use and access your courses Zoom sessions.

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  • Details
  • $630
  • Reg#: 00280
  • ID/Units: SPANISH X426  (3.00)
    ( Section 1 )
  • Quarter: WINTER 2022