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Course Code etc
Academic Year 2023
College College of Intercultural Communication
Course Code other registration
Theme・Subtitle Introductory interpreting course of the Translator and Interpreter Training Program
Class Format Face to face (all classes are face-to-face)
Campus Ikebukuro
Semester Spring Semester
DayPeriod・Room Tue.3・6207
Credit 2
Course Number ICC3243
Language Others
Notes 定員40名
当科目は本学の新型コロナウイルス感染症感染拡大防止のための活動制限指針が制限レベル2もしくは3であっても対面授業のみの開講となり、ミックス型対応はしないので注意すること。
Text Code DM634

【Course Objectives】

This is an introductory interpreting course of the Translator and Interpreter Training Program, which is designed to develop foundational competencies for translators and interpreters. The objectives of the course are for students: 1) to understand the role of interpreters as mediators of intercultural communication; 2) to understand a variety of settings in which interpreters work; 3) to understand different modes of interpreting and their applications; 4) to become familiar with mechanism and general principles of consecutive interpreting; and 5) to develop basic skills for interpreting, such as active listening, content analysis, memory retention, and reformulation of essential elements of the source speech in the target language.

【Course Contents】

Students will be introduced to: the concept of interpreters as mediators of intercultural communication; various settings in which interpreters work; different modes of interpreting and their applications; and mechanism and general principles of consecutive interpreting. Students engage in exercises for active listening, memory retention, content analysis, public speaking, and interpreting between English and Japanese with or without notes. Students are expected to research the topics to be covered in class, prepare speeches for certain classes, and submit reports and journals on their in-class performance and self-study.

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