2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
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INTP 110 Foundations of Interpreting Skills (5 credits)

Prerequisite INTP 101 (may be taken concurrently).

Course Description
Introduction to interpreting skills. Students develop intralingual skills and explore linguistic structures that support the complex process of interpretation.

Student Outcomes
1. Describe and explain the process of interpretation and the significance of each step of the interpretation process.
2. Create a glossary of unfamiliar lexical items and usages, and use contents to expand vocabulary.
3. Listen actively for comprehension and retention.
4. Analyze written and spoken text for lexical units; grammar-based meaning; and spatial, physical and causal relationships.
5. Remember 2-3 sentence utterances for repetition and paraphrase.
6. Take effective notes to aid memory in consecutive interpreting.
7. Read aloud clearly and audibly.
8. Paraphrase written and spoken non-technical texts extemporaneously.
9. Shadow a speaker in an extended, but not technical, utterance.
10. Identify errors and their causes in own interpreting work.
11. Develop a self-improvement plan based on error analysis.

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