Jan 21, 2020
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
- Identify judiciary situations in which consecutive interpreting should be performed.
- Develop listening/prediction techniques for judiciary consecutive interpretation.
- Identify genres of texts/speeches encountered in judiciary contexts: narration of events, arguments for or agains a postion, persuasive texts, and descriptions.
- Use listening skills to develop structure maps or conceptual maps of different genres of judiciary discourse.
- Use structure maps or conceptual maps to predict the flow of information in new examples of judiciary discourse.
- Develop and implement a practice strategy for improving listening/prediction abilities in both languages.
- Develop analysis techniques for judiciary consecutive interpretation.
- Define the major constituents of a sentence or idea (S-V-O).
- Identify the major constituents of each sentence or idea in a judiciary text.
- Compare and contrast the major constituents in English and the other language/
- Develop and implement a practice strategy for improving SVO identification in both languages.
- Develop note-taking techniques for judiciary consecutive interpretation.
- Define the tools and format needed for effective note-taking.
- Describe the proper goal of effective note-taking.
- Demonstrate ability to accurately note S-V-O units, links, and unpredictable information.
- Demonstrate ability to graphically represent the sequence of events; indientation, verticalization, lines.
- Demonstrate ability to use standard and personalized symbols in note-taking for consecutive interpretation.
- Develop recal techniques for judiciary consecutive interpretation.
- Identify the issue of memory load according to the efforts model of interpretation.
- Describe the difference between short term memory and long term memory.
- Identify the strategies for enhancing retention: segmentation (chuncking), semantic retention, use of multiple intelligences for recal development.
- Explain the issue of semantic and non-semantic information in human services interpreting.
- Demonstrate effective recall skills through extensive healthcare consecutive interpreting practice.
- Develop skills in positioning and situational control for judiciary consecutive interpretation.
- Identify the factors requireing proper positioning of the interpreter in judiciary consecutive interpretation: audibility, non-verbal cues, unobtrusiveness.
- Explain the appropriate positioning of the judiciary interpreter in the following situations: attorney-client interviews, proffer interviews, depositions, and witness testimony.
- Demonstrate ability to use proper verbal and non-verbal protocols to control the rate of speech or to request repetitions during judiciary interpreting situations.
- Explain and justify the need to use the thir person when intervening as the interpreter in judiciary interpreting events.
- Demonstrate ability to interpret for judiciary situations.
- Identify terminology commonly occurring in judiciary situations.
- Incorporate new terminology into personal electronic glossary.
- Incorporate new symbols needed for note-taking while interpreting for judiciary situations.
- Identify potential interpreting and ethical pitfalls when interpreting for judiciary situations.
- Demonstrate ability to interpret for attorney-client intervies, proffer intervies, depositions, and witness testimony.
- Identify areas of improvement and plans for improvement.
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