Oct 16, 2021  
2021-2022 Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Catalog
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SPAN 321 - Introduction to Spanish-English Interpretation


Units: 3
Three hours of lecture a week
Prerequisite(s): SPAN 201   and SPAN 202 ; or SPAN 211  and SPAN 212 ; or Consent of Instructor 
Develops interpreting skills between English and Spanish in the three main modes of interpretation (sight, consecutive, and simultaneous). Exercises build fluency, improve comprehension, and increase speed and accuracy in information-processing and conversion. Skills practiced include mental agility (e.g., memory development, summarizing techniques); voice control (e.g., breathing techniques, diction); and language control (e.g., interpreting register). Students also acquire knowledge of issues related to the interpreting profession such as ethics, decision-making, and professional standards.
Graded: Letter Grade
Graduation Requirement(s): Language with C- or better




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