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IPP1113 – Beginning English to American Sign Language pdf

Credits: 3 (3/0/0)
Description: This course focuses on the development of consecutive and simultaneous interpreting skills from English to American Sign Language. This course will initiate language analysis along with theoretical and practical skills related to the interpreting process. The course content centers on techniques for voice-to-sign interpreting.
Prerequisites: ASL1114
Grade of B or better in ASL1114
Corequisites: None
  1. Apply techniques for managing the interpreting process.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to determine consumers' language use.
  3. Display critical thinking and processing skills when determining language needs within interpreting settings.
  4. Exhibit understanding of congruent and comprehensive voice-to-sign interpretation.
  5. Perform self-assessments of student's own interpretation and set goals for improvement.
  6. Use appropriate transitions, conversational repair and cohesive features.
  7. Display ability to use American Sign Language syntax, such as topic-comment and subject-verb-object sentence structure.
  8. Utilize semantically appropriate American Sign Language and English vocabulary in the interpreting process.
  9. Demonstrate interpreting techniques appropriate for use in a variety of communication settings.
MnTC goal areas: None

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