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This course examines the profession of interpreting, including employment opportunities, the role of the interpreter, administrative matters, and ethical considerations. In addition, an overview will be given of the three modes of interpretation (sight, consecutive and simultaneous), as well as the different areas of interpretation, such as legal, medical, business, community and conference interpretation.

Note: Fluency in both English and Spanish is required. Requirement for the Professional Certificate in Translation and Interpretation.

Course Number: LING-40109
Credit: 1.50 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Translation and Interpretation (Spanish/English)

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"A very practical online course that was well organized. I learned quite a bit about interpreting… and was very impressed with the format, presentation of material, and additional resources provided to build my interpreting skills."
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