Course Title: Use note taking to recall and reproduce source messages (LOTE-English)

Part A: Course Overview

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

Course Title: Use note taking to recall and reproduce source messages (LOTE-English)

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 30

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 and Social Studies


Term1 2017,
Term2 2017,
Term1 2018,
Term2 2018,
Term1 2019,
Term2 2019


City Campus


375T Vocational Design and Social Context

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2020,
Term2 2020

Course Contact: Ya-Ping Kuo

Course Contact Phone: +(61 3) 9925 3771

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the skills required to analyse the meaning of a source language message and to reproduce the message in the same language, applying note taking and other strategies to support retention and recall.


This unit applies to those working as interpreters in the consecutive mode who need to quickly and accurately analyse, remember and reproduce messages from a diverse range of sources, subjects and contexts.

This unit is delivered in a cluster as follows:

Monologue Cluster (Spoken languages)

  • LANG5841C Interpret in complex monologue settings
  • LANG5847C  Use note taking to recall and reproduce source messages


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

PSPTIS087 Use note taking to recall and reproduce source messages (LOTE-English)


1. Analyse source messages

2. Recall source messages

3. Reproduce source messages

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