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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Interpreting Skills Development

LLC 502

This course focuses on the development of the skills of sight translation, consecutive interpreting, note taking, and introducing simultaneous interpretation. Coursework includes relevant interpreting theoretical frameworks and practice exercises in different settings with self-assessment. It also covers topic preparation skills, a review of ethics and standards of practice in classroom activities, and the application of available technologies, including telephonic and video remote interpreting.
Course Details

Fall 2021


Sep 1, 2021 - Dec 8, 2021
Base Cost: $1,707 ($569/credit)
Term Fee: $50
Class Fee $60
Start date: Sep 01, 2021
End date: Dec 08, 2021
Last day to add: Sep 15, 2021
Last day to drop: Sep 15, 2021
Last day to withdraw: Oct 28, 2021