Keyword: ASL*

Skill Based: ASL to English, Listening! Understanding! and Voicing!

“Bring your phones to tape/record yourselves!) IMPROVE your unconscious LISTENING and develop ‘conscious’ approaches! How? Forensic Listening strategies develop the constructive use of expansion skills! As we interpret, we often interpret the explicit information only, leaving the details out. By discovering strengths in ‘noticing differently’ – increased empathic VENACULAR understanding occurs. WHILE VOICING, what is …

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Right or Wrong: Making Decisions in Legal Interpreting Work

“This workshop will explore ethical decision making pertaining to legal and courtroom  settings. We will discuss how and what makes legal interpreting unique yet applicable to  other genres of interpreting. Legal documents such as the guilty plea, the Miranda Warning, and others will be analyzed for interpreting implications.  “ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tBZTDAvJGlw Evaluation Link: https://forms.gle/ntgnn7PfxFimgH9XA

How Do I Know if I’m Ready to Work in Legal Settings?

“A theme in many basic interpreter education programs involves teaching language skills and orienting students to the Deaf community. Often, student interpreters are told to avoid legal interpreting at all costs. Understandably, instructors want students to learn solid language and interpreting skills before entering this high-risk setting. However, many qualified generalist interpreters never take the …

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Mastery Of Meaning

“This workshop will address the very heart of interpreting: Meaning. How do we manage the finer shades of meaning, address subtleties found in language and express the unspoken? As interpreters, we determine meaning through a combination of factors such as context, intonation, intent, setting, and other linguistic features. To accurately interpret we must look past …

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