Singapore University of Social Sciences

Malay Consecutive Interpretation (MLL315)

Applications Open: 01 April 2020

Applications Close: 31 May 2020

Next Available Intake: July 2020

Course Types: Modular Undergraduate Course

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: $1514 View More Details on Fees

Area of Interest: Linguistics and Languages

Schemes: Lifelong Learning Credit (L2C)

Funding: To be confirmed


Synopsis

This course will address Consecutive Interpreting, by examining its history and theoretical foundations and by taking students through practical exercises in the lab. Building upon MLL313e, the Course will take students through the mental processes necessary for CI, and the application of CI in real life. In the lab, students will apply the theoretical foundations to practical exercises involving different speech types, towards developing the skills of Consecutive Interpretation between English and Malay.

Level: 3
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every July

Topics

  • Historical Background of Consecutive Interpretation (CI)
  • Theories of Interpretation with a focus on Consecutive Interpreting
  • Current applications
  • Input, Processing and Output
  • Processing of a Speech
  • Function of memory in CI
  • Note-Taking Skills in CI
  • Examining the Output
  • Practical Consecutive Interpretation I
  • Practical Consecutive Interpretation II

Learning Outcome

  • Discuss the history of Consecutive Interpretation (B2)
  • Discuss the current applications of Consecutive Interpretation (B2)
  • Appraise the interpretation process and its component phases. (B4)
  • Execute consecutive interpretation of a speech with accuracy and appropriate register. (B3)
  • Execute consecutive Interpretation between English and Malay of different speech types. (B3)
  • Apply the skills of note-taking as a memory aid in consecutive interpretation. (B3)
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