Sep 30, 2023  
2022-2023 CNM Catalog, Volume 54 
2022-2023 CNM Catalog, Volume 54 [The CNM Academic Year includes Fall, Spring, Summer Terms]

SPLI 1102 - Language Structure and Technologies in Interpretation and Translation

4 credit hour(s)

Prerequisite: Departmental Approval
This course examines how language works, the nature and structure of language, and aspects of linguistics relevant to the development of competence in the fields of Interpretation and Translation, especially grammatical competence, in English and Spanish. This course covers English and Spanish legal, medical and business translation. It focuses on building upon conceptual knowledge in these specialized contexts as well as language and translation competence in these settings, with the additional intent of guiding students in building their vocabulary in both languages. It introduces students to professional standards of translation practice using authentic materials and contextually meaningful situations.

Students will be introduced to the use of the technological equipment that facilitates the work of the interpreter. Includes computers for transcription/translation, information distribution techniques, file transfer technologies, using the World Wide Web in translation and interpretation, and applied projects.