Course Title: Analyse, recall and reproduce source messages (LOTE)

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2012

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

Course Contact

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Atsuko Taniguchi

Liam McCaul

Hailan Liu

Anna Kim Lee

Sandra Leane

Stephanie Linder

Lensa Dinka

Tunsawmkhai Zokhai

Nominal Hours: 30

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Pre-requisites and Co-requisites


Course Description

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.

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Attend to source messages and make adjustments to assist concentration and comprehension.
1.2 Analyse discourse and speaker’s strategies to predict discourse direction.
1.3 Determine key information and relationships between linguistic and non-linguistic elements in the message.
1.4 Identify factors affecting the meaning of the message.
1.5 Identify structural aspects of the discourse.
1.6 Use effective strategies to support message retention and recollection.
2.1 Use a range of encoding strategies to retain and ensure the accuracy of information
2.2 Manage discourse to ensure the quality and reliability of recall
2.3 Review key information and relationships in source message
2.4 Analyse notes for usefulness in recollection of messages
2.5 Resolve problems of understanding and recall and seek clarification in a sensitive manner.
3.1 Retrieve messages in a timely manner.
3.2 Reproduce messages accurately, maintaining the logical sequence and communicative intent.
3.3 Use a range of techniques to track reproduced information.
3.4 Assess effectiveness of strategies used.

Learning Outcomes

Details of Learning Activities

Learning activities may include English into English and LOTE into LOTE comprehension exercises, note-taking practice, reproduction exercises. These activities may be incorporated into the language proficiency exercises and dialogue/monolingual interpreting exercises.

Teaching Schedule

This unit will follow the schedule of LANG5763C Interpret in General Dialogue Settings and LANG 5766C Demonstrate Language Profeciency in Different Subjects and Cultural Contexts units.

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Other Resources

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 Tasks

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 and analyse, recall and reproduce in the LOTE language. This activitity will be undertaken and assessed in the unit titled LANG5763C 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 or monologue and analyse, recall and reproduce in English l. (Elements 1-3) . This activity will be undertaken and assessed in the unit titled LANG 5766C Demonstrate language proficiency in different subjects and cultural contexts.

Assessment Matrix

Relevant matrices for each assessment will be available on Blackboard.

Other Information

Grading Schedule:

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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