2006/07 Undergraduate Module Catalogue
SLAV3045 Introduction to Interpreting
10 creditsClass Size: 10
Module manager: Dr Svetlana Carsten
Taught: Semester 2 View Timetable
Year running 2006/07
Pre-requisite qualificationsSuccessful completion of Level one of Russian language
This module is approved as an Elective
ObjectivesOn completion of this module, students will have acquired competence in basic liaison and consecutive interpreting techniques, including note-taking, ability to analyse and summarise main points in a dialogue or a speech and reproduce them in the target language.
During practical classes emphasis will be place on practice of liaison and consecutive interpreting which will involve the use of authentic material including bilaterial discussions on a variety of topics between native speakers of the practised languages as well as live or pre-recorded speeches of 4-5 minutes. A range of exercises aimed at developing memory, note-taking, annunciation and generally good presentational skills will be offered to groups of students.
Private studyPractice with pre-recorded material in the Language Centre
Opportunities for Formative FeedbackThe progress of competence will be monitored during practical classes in semesters one and two.
Reading listThe reading list is available from the Library website
Last updated: 22/05/2007
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