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Intro to Court Interpreting

Familiarizes students with the techniques and terminology of consecutive and simultaneous interpreting, and the practical considerations particular to judicial and quasi-judicial settings. Attention is given to the registers of speech encountered in typical legal proceedings, including street slang, police jargon, legal terms, and technical testimony. Students learn courtroom protocol, witness control techniques, and review the practical implications of the court interpreter code of ethics. The frequency, nature, and structure of course assignments and examinations are at the discretion of the instructor(s) of record.
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TISP 8633

All Sections in Spring 2021 - MIIS, MIIS Winter/J Term only

Spring 2021 - MIIS, MIIS Winter/J Term only

TISP8633A-S21 Lecture (Borghi)