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2016-2017 Online Catalog 
2016-2017 Online Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

INT 105 - The Role of the Interpreter

The Role of the Interpreter will be a practical course on the many aspects of the profession that are not so obvious to the novice. The Interpreters Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct and its implications for impartiality will be stressed. Cultural considerations for interpreting will be discussed, especially the notion of interpreting content and style rather than grammar and vocabulary. The course will also deal with the role of professional organizations and tools that translators and interpreters use in their work. The course requires students to observe professional interpreters in a courtroom. This course is open only to students enrolled in the Certificate Program for Interpreting Spoken Languages.
3 lecture hours per week.
3 credit hours