Course Title: Manage discourses in general settings

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5328 Diploma of Interpreting

Course Title: Manage discourses in general settings

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 20

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

LANG5764C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Distance / Correspondence or Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2014,
Term2 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term2 2015,
Term1 2016,
Term2 2016

Course Contact: Atsuko Taniguchi

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 3973

Course Contact Email: atsuko.taniguchi@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit covers skills and knowledge required to undertake interpreting between two languages in general dialogue settings. The main focus is to preserve the communicative intent of the message and transfer the meaning using a range of techniques. The settings for this level of interpreting mainly includes community services and information, education, health services, business, government services and tourism. This unit will be delivered in a cluster with the following unit:

PSPTIS506A   Interpret in general dialogue settings (LOTE)

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

PSPTIS507A Manage discourses in general settings

Elements:

1. Plan discourse

2.  Reach agreement with participants on process

3. Manage flow of communication

4. Monitor progress of discourse

5. Evaluate discourse management


Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

Assessment will be ongoing during the semester and you will be asked a variety of assessment tasks and activities to assess your level of competence against key performance criteria.
These assessment tasks/activities include, but not limited to, the following:

- Practical demonstrations

- Role plays

- Observation checklists

- Peer review

- Real or simulated interpreting assignments