Montgomery College 2024-2025 Catalog 
    Jul 15, 2024  
Montgomery College 2024-2025 Catalog
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ASLP 207 - ASL Translation and Interpretation

(R only)

Builds an integrated model of ASL translation and interpretation and includes skill development in the area of line-by-line translation, textual glossing, the interpretation of narratives, consecutive and simultaneous interpretation, semantic and syntactic circumlocution, and general interpretation. The course includes a consideration of ethics and issues in the practice of translation and interpretation. PREREQUISITE(S): A grade of C or better in ASLP 200  and ASLP 205 , or consent of department. Three hours each week.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

  • Successfully communicate source meaning utilizing ASL skills for textual translation, as well as for consecutive and simultaneous interpreting.
  • Demonstrate advanced glossing skills showing proficiency in glossing written paragraphs or sentences and signing them.
  • Utilize previously-acquired target language skills to translate narratives into ASL.
  • Expand his or her ASL interpretation of topics to preserve the semantics and style of the original text.
  • Interpret and translate source language texts into ASL through a literal line-by-line translation.
  • Present narratives and interpreting skills through their selections.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the ethics and issues of interpreting.
  • Utilize semantically and syntactically appropriate interpreting strategies.

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