Singapore University of Social Sciences

Malay Consecutive Interpretation

Malay Consecutive Interpretation (MLL315)

Applications Open: 01 May 2024

Applications Close: 15 June 2024

Next Available Intake: July 2024

Course Types: Modular Undergraduate Course

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: $1529.14 View More Details on Fees

Area of Interest: Linguistics and Languages

Schemes: Alumni Continuing Education (ACE)

Funding: To be confirmed

School/Department: School of Humanities & Behavioural Sciences


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


  • 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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