This course begins the in-depth study of the theory and practice of consecutive interpretation and sight translation (continued in Advanced Consecutive Interpretation). It reviews legal and medical concepts and covers policy and law relevant to interpreter practice, theory, skill development, and special issues in legal, medical, and business settings using authentic materials and contextually meaningful situations.
SPAN 341, SPAN 381 or SPAN 382 (completing both SPAN 381 and SPAN 382 before enrolling is recommended). Any exception must be approved by the T&I Program Director.
Translation and Interpretation