Course Title: Demonstrate routine LOTE proficiency in different subjects and cultural contexts

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5364 Diploma of Interpreting (LOTE-English)

Course Title: Demonstrate routine LOTE proficiency in different subjects and cultural contexts

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

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Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

LANG5860C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face

Term1 2017,
Term2 2017

Course Contact: Atsuko Taniguchi

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 3973

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



Course Description

This unit describes the skills required to conduct predictable and non-routine, varied communications, transactions and interactions in a language other than English (LOTE), to meet the oral language and communication needs of interpreting in general settings. It involves conversing with others, providing detailed information and advice, responding to unpredictable situations and conducting negotiations at a functional level.

This unit applies to those working as interpreters in a range of fields or contexts.

There is no direct parity with any formal language proficiency ratings or assessment framework, but this unit broadly relates to International Second Language Proficiency Rating (ISLPR) 3.

This unit will be delivered in a cluster as follows:

Monologue cluster:

  • LANG5857C Interpret in general monologue settings (LOTE-English)
  • LANG5860C Demonstrate routine LOTE proficiency in different subjects and cultural contexts (E-Group A)

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

PSPTIS044 Demonstrate routine LOTE proficiency in different subjects and cultural contexts

Elements:

1. Converse with others

2. Provide detailed information and advice

3. Respond to unpredictable situations and problems

4. Negotiate a simple agreement


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