2021-22 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Apr 23, 2024  
2021-22 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

SPA 361 - Legal Interpreting I: Practice & Translation

(4 credits, alternate years, consult department)
An advanced level course introducing the students to the complex field of legal interpreting. The first of four courses, students will become familiar with the three interpreting modes - sight-translation, consecutive interpreting and simultaneous interpreting - and will then focus on sight-translation; in addition, students will also learn the methods, techniques and problems involved in written legal translation. Students will work from English into Spanish and Spanish into English. All source materials will be legal/court related in nature.

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the T&I program as demonstrated by a high level of fluency in both English and Spanish.