Course Title: Interpret in complex dialogue settings (LOTE)
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term1 2012
Course Code: LANG5779C
Course Title: Interpret in complex dialogue settings (LOTE)
School: 365T Global Studies, Soc Sci & Plng
Campus: City Campus
Program: C6111 - Advanced Diploma of Interpreting
Course Contact : Miranda Lai
Course Contact Phone: +(61 3) 9925 3523
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Nominal Hours: 100
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Pre-requisites and Co-requisites
This unit covers skills and knowledge required to undertake interpreting between two languages in complex dialogue settings. The complex dialogue settings are typically characterized by high level of subject knowledge, lack of opportunities for error correction, difficulty predicting content of communication and need to switch between interpreting modes during transfer process. The main focus is to preserve the communicative intent of the message and transfer the meaning using a range of techniques.
This unit is delivered in a cluster with the following unit:
LANG5782C Sight Translate (LOTE)
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
PSPTIS605A Interpret in complex dialogue settings (LOTE)
Details of Learning Activities
Learning activities may include:
observations, role plays, journal writing, quizzes, simulations, practical demostrations including use of video, sight translation practical demonstrations.
Elements and performance criteria for this unit
1. Receive and analyse source message.
2. Transfer message to target language.
3. Evaluate interpreting performance.
Weekly teaching schedule will be provided by the teacher.
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
- Peer review
- Real or simulated interpreting assignments (live or recorded)
- Action Learning Tasks
(NOTE: THESE ASSESSMENT TASKS WILL ALSO INCORPORATE ASSESSMENT OF LANG5782 )
(Note: Assessment Tasks 1 and 2 be performed concurrently with assessment for LANG5782)
Assessment Task 1
Students will be observed during practical demonstrations by the teacher during simulated dialogue interpreting activities in various settings. The teacher will complete a checklist of performance criteria. The student will then reflect on the feedback provided by the teachers and plan and present an action plan to improve any identified shortcomings. This assessment task will be assessed COMPETENT or NOT YET COMPETENT
Assessment Task 2 (9-11 )
1 dialogue of approximately 400 words is to be interpreted (video or live), preserving the communicative intent of the message. Following the dialogue interpreting, sight translations of two passages of approx. 200 words each will be performed, one into English and one into LOTE.
NOTE: This assessment will be assessed against NAATI accreditation test standards and will be used to determine eligibility for recommendation to NAATI at the appropriate level.
Assessment Task 3 (week 13-16)
2 dialogues of approximately 400 words each are to be interpreted (video or live), preserving the communicative intent of the message. Following the dialogue interpreting, sight translations of two passages of approx. 200 words each will be performed, one into English and one into LOTE.
NOTE: This assessment will be assessed against NAATI accreditation standards and will be used to determine eligibility for recommendation to NAATI at the appropriate level.
Refer to Assessment Matrix on Blackboard
CHD - Competent with High Distinction
CDI - Competent with Distinction
CC - Competent with Credit
CP - Competent with Pass
NYC - Not Yet Competent
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