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ITR 293 - Judiciary Interpretation I

Credits: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Open
Theory and practice of consecutive interpretation as applied to common judiciary situations. Advanced consecutive interpretation skills building: listening/ prediction, analysis, note-taking, recall, positioning, situational control and interpreting. Intensive practice in consecutive interpretation in the following judiciary situations: attorney-client interviews, proffer interviews, depositions and witness testimony.
Corequisite: ITR 291  
Competencies
  1. Identify judiciary situations in which consecutive interpreting should be performed.
  2. Develop listening/prediction techniques for judiciary consecutive interpretation.
    1. Identify genres of texts/speeches encountered in judiciary contexts: narration of events, arguments for or agains a postion, persuasive texts, and descriptions.
    2. Use listening skills to develop structure maps or conceptual maps of different genres of judiciary discourse.
    3. Use structure maps or conceptual maps to predict the flow of information in new examples of judiciary discourse.
    4. Develop and implement a practice strategy for improving listening/prediction abilities in both languages.
  3. Develop analysis techniques for judiciary consecutive interpretation.
    1. Define the major constituents of a sentence or idea (S-V-O).
    2. Identify the major constituents of each sentence or idea in a judiciary text.
    3. Compare and contrast the major constituents in English and the other language/
    4. Develop and implement a practice strategy for improving SVO identification in both languages.
  4. Develop note-taking techniques for judiciary consecutive interpretation.
    1. Define the tools and format needed for effective note-taking.
    2. Describe the proper goal of effective note-taking.
    3. Demonstrate ability to accurately note S-V-O units, links, and unpredictable information.
    4. Demonstrate ability to graphically represent the sequence of events; indientation, verticalization, lines.
    5. Demonstrate ability to use standard and personalized symbols in note-taking for consecutive interpretation.
  5. Develop recal techniques for judiciary consecutive interpretation.
    1. Identify the issue of memory load according to the efforts model of interpretation.
    2. Describe the difference between short term memory and long term memory.
    3. Identify the strategies for enhancing retention: segmentation (chuncking), semantic retention, use of multiple intelligences for recal development.
    4. Explain the issue of semantic and non-semantic information in human services interpreting.
    5. Demonstrate effective recall skills through extensive healthcare consecutive interpreting practice.
  6. Develop skills in positioning and situational control for judiciary consecutive interpretation.
    1. Identify the factors requireing proper positioning of the interpreter in judiciary consecutive interpretation: audibility, non-verbal cues, unobtrusiveness.
    2. Explain the appropriate positioning of the judiciary interpreter in the following situations: attorney-client interviews, proffer interviews, depositions, and witness testimony.
    3. Demonstrate ability to use proper verbal and non-verbal protocols to control the rate of speech or to request repetitions during judiciary interpreting situations.
    4. Explain and justify the need to use the thir person when intervening as the interpreter in judiciary interpreting events.
  7. Demonstrate ability to interpret for judiciary situations.
    1. Identify terminology commonly occurring in judiciary situations.
    2. Incorporate new terminology into personal electronic glossary.
    3. Incorporate new symbols needed for note-taking while interpreting for judiciary situations.
    4. Identify potential interpreting and ethical pitfalls when interpreting for judiciary situations.
    5. Demonstrate ability to interpret for attorney-client intervies, proffer intervies, depositions, and witness testimony.
    6. Identify areas of improvement and plans for improvement.



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