Course Title: Analyse, recall and reproduce source messages (LOTE)
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term2 2011
Course Code: LANG5765C
Course Title: Analyse, recall and reproduce source messages (LOTE)
School: 365T Global Studies, Soc Sci & Plng
Campus: City Campus
Program: C5291 - Diploma of Interpreting
Course Contact : Atsuko Taniguchi
Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 3973
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Nominal Hours: 30
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Pre-requisites and Co-requisites
This unit covers skills and knowledge required to analyse the meaning of a source language message and to reproduce the message in the same language, applying strategies to support retention and recall. It will will be delivered in a cluster with the following unit:
PSPTIS506A Interpret in general dialogue settings.
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
PSPTIS510A Analyse, recall and reproduce source messages (LOTE)
1. Analyse source messages.
2. Recall source messages.
3. Reproduce source messages.
1.1 Attend to source messages and make adjustments to assist concentration and comprehension.
Details of Learning Activities
Learning activities may include comprehension exercises, note-taking practice, reproduction exercises. These activities may be incorporated into the dialogue interpreting and monolingual reproduction exercises.
Week 1 - Course introduction and overview
Week 2 - Topic area:Education
Week 3 - Topic area:Education
Week 4 - Topic area:Health
Week 5 - Topic area: Health
Week 6 - Topic area: Social welfare/community services
Week 7 - Topic area: Social welfare/community services
Week 8 - Mid-semester check on portfolio and log book. Mid-semester review Assessment 1
Mid-semester break: No class 29/08/11-2/9/11 Teaching will resume on 5/9/11.
Week 9 - Assessment 2 for Interpreting
Week 10- Review and feedback of Assessment 2 for Interpreting . Topic area:Business
Week 11- Topic area: Business
Week 12- Topic area:Migration
Week 13 - Topic area:Legal
Week 14 - Topic area:Tourism
Week 15 - End of semester review Assessment 1. Preparation for Assessment 3. Submission of portfolio and log book
Week 16 - Assessment 3 for Interpreting. Teaching and assessment will end by 28/10/11.
(*) Please note. The topics are indicative only and may vary between language groups depending on their specific needs. The topics will be incorporated in dialogue interpreting practice and assessments.
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
- Observation checklists
- Peer review
- Video/audio recordings
Assessment for this unit will be conducted in conjunction with assessments carried out in the Language Proficiency cluster and Interpreting (LOTE )and (ENG) Cluster.
Assessment task 1: Ongoing class observation with a checklist (elements 1-3)
Assessment task 2: You will be asked to listen to a LOTE passage, equivalent to approx. 150 English words and analyse, recall and reproduce in the LOTE language. This activitity will be undertaken and assessed in the unit titled Interpret in general settings. (Elements 1-3). This task will be used for grading purposes.
Assessment task 3: You will be asked to listen to an English dialogue and analyse, recall and reproduce in the English language. (Elements 1-3) . This activity will be undertaken and assessed in the unit titled Demonstrate language proficiency in different subjects and cultural contexts as Assessment task 4. This task will be used for grading purposes.
Relevant matrices for each assessment will be available 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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