Schedule of Classes Course Description

John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: SPA                                     Course Number: 231                                    
Course Title: Interpreting I
Subject: Spanish
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


This introductory course in interpretation is oriented toward a variety of settings? legal, medical, business, immigration?with an emphasis on court interpreting. This course covers different aspects of interpreting as a profession and introduces students to all modes of interpretation: sight translation, consecutive interpretation and simultaneous interpretation. Particular attention will be paid to interpreting techniques and to incremental exercises for developing memory, accuracy, and speed. This course also provides a solid basis for training in interpreting, as well as translation.

Prerequisite: ENG 101, SPA 202 or SPA 212 or department approval
Start Date:    11/30/2012                         End Date: