Course Title: Sight translate (LOTE)

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6134 Advanced Diploma of Interpreting

Course Title: Sight translate (LOTE)

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


365T Global, Urban and Social Studies


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

Course Contact: Miranda Lai

Course Contact Phone: +(61 3) 9925 3523

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course describes the outcomes, skills and knowledge required to produce a sight translation of a written source text into a different spoken or signed target language with a high degree of accuracy. It requires a high level of comprehension of written language and its structure, the ability to work between two languages in spoken and written form, and the ability to reflect the register of the written source text in the target language.

This course will be taught in the following cluster:

  • LANG5779C Interpret in Complex Dialogue Settings (LOTE)
  • LANG5780C Interpret in Complex Monologue Settings (LOTE)
  • LANG5782C Sight Translate (LOTE)

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

PSPTIS613A Sight translate (LOTE)


1. Analyse text

2 Translate source text into target language

3 Evaluate sight translation

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment will be ongoing during the semester, and you will receive feedback on your progress. You will undertake a variety of assessment tasks and activities to assess your level of competence against key elements and performance criteria.

Assessment tasks may include, but are not limited to:
- practical demonstrations
- roleplays
- real or simulated ST assignments
- action learning reports
- peer reviewed practical tasks