Jun 16, 2024  
2021-2022 Archived Catalog 
2021-2022 Archived Catalog

SLIE-240 Interpreting and Transliterating I

Credits 3 / 4 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into College Level Reading, completion of ELAP-120 with a 2.0 or higher, or successful completion of ACRD-090, ACRD-091 or ACRD-092; SLIE 204  with a minimum grade 3.0 SLIE 215  with a minimum grade 3.0, SLIE 220  with a minimum grade 3.0. MCC ASLRI Score of at least 2.75.

Information and knowledge gathered in prerequisite classes will be utilized to begin interpreting and translitering voice to sign. Role play situations assist in rehearsing the ethics interpersonal skills and proper protocol of the interpreter.

Course Outcomes

  • Students will exhibit an intermediate level of English language comprehension, independent of the interpreting process, as measured by vocabulary quizzes and English text analysis.
  • Students will apply all facets of the English to ASL interpretation process (comprehension, processing, and output) to their interpreting practice as measured by book quizzes, video self-analysis, and video projects.
  • Students will construct grammatically correct, native looking ASL that matches the English source/speaker in prosody, intent, and register as measured by video projects and and in class interpreting practice.
  • Students will construct ASL interpretations of English source messages with a beginning level of accuracy as measured by video projects.
  • Students will apply appropriate teaming techniques to their English to ASL interpreting practice as measured by and in class interpreting practice.