Course Title: Sight translate (LOTE)

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6111

Course Title: Sight translate (LOTE)

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 60.0

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




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


365T Global, Urban & Social Studies


Term1 2012,
Term1 2013,
Term1 2014,
Term2 2011,
Term2 2012,
Term2 2013

Course Contact: Miranda Lai

Course Contact Phone: +(61 3) 9925 3523

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers skills and knowledge required to produce a sight translation of a written source text into another spoken or signed target language with a high degree of accuracy. You will develop your ability to work between two languages in spoken and written form, and reflect the register of the written source text in the target language.

This unit will be delivered in a cluster with the following unit:
LANG5779C Interpret in complex dialogue settings (LOTE)
"LANG5780 Interpret in Complex Monologue Settings"

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

PSPTIS613A Sight translate (LOTE)


- Analyse text.

- Translate source text into target language.

- 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