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

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6154 Advanced Diploma of Interpreting (LOTE-English)

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

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

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.

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

LANG5850C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face

Term1 2017,
Term2 2017

Course Contact: Bing Lee Teh

Course Contact Phone: +(61 3) 9925 0326

Course Contact Email: binglee.teh@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit describes the skills required to conduct complex, creative, routine and non-routine spoken or signed communication in a LOTE, to meet the oral language and communication needs of interpreting in complex settings. It involves applying proficient oral communication skills to conduct negotiations, present information and participate in social and cultural activities.

 

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) 4 and 4+.

This unit is delivered in a cluster as follows:

Interpreting Cluster (Spoken languages)

  • Dialogue
  • LANG5840C Interpret in complex dialogue settings                 
  • LANG5844C Sight Translate (LOTE)                                       
  • Monologue
  • LANG5841C Interpret in complex monologue settings
  • LANG5847C  Use note taking to recall and reproduce source messages
  • Whisper
  • LANG5850C Demonstrate complex LOTE proficiency in different subjects and cultural contexts
  • LANG5846C Use chuchotage (whispered simultaneous) to interpret (LOTE-English)

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

PSPTIS088 Demonstrate complex LOTE proficiency in different subjects and cultural contexts

Elements:

1. Participate in social and cultural activities

2. Deliver presentations in LOTE

3. Negotiate and persuade

4. Provide summaries of complex oral or signed communication


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 may include, but are not limited to:

- Practical demonstrations

- Role plays

- Observation checklists

- Real or simulated interpreting assignments (live or recorded)

- Action Learning Tasks