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Simultaneous Interpreting from ASL

Simultaneous Interpreting from ASL, when used after the preceding volumes in The Effective Interpreting Series and in conjunction with its companion volume Simultaneous Interpreting from English, offers a comphrehensive set of study materials that can be used as a curriculum in interpreter education programs or for independent study. These powerful, theory-based materials transtition complex theories into practical exercises. The exercises within and among chapters, move from more manageable to increasingly challenging. These materials are ideal for group practice sessions or for independent work at home. Check out the companion volume, Simultaneous Interpreting from English for a fully rounded experience in developing simultaneous interpreting skills.

Who is this book for? Interpreting students and their teachers as well as working intepreters can benefit from studying this volume. It can also be used to earn RID CMP CEUs when you work with an approved sponsor.

Simultaneous Interpreting from ASL provides theoretical information as well as carefully constructed practical exercises on the following:

  • Consecutive Interpreting
  • Bridging to Simultaneous
  • Sources of Error
  • Comprehension
  • Transfer
  • Reformulation
  • Self-Monitoring and Correction

Each exercise includes:

  • Video source material on DVD or via the DSP online library
  • Study Questions
  • The Five-Step Follow-up

The Five-Step Follow-Up is a unique method of self-analysis and encourages reflective practice and is included in each exercise.

The Teacher's Guide includes all of the information and material that appears in the Study Set and:

  • Discussion questions
  • Suggestions for how to conduct the exercises
  • Samples of appropriate responses to workbook questions
  • The video source material is the same for both the Teacher's Guide and the Study Set