English to ASL
3 Credit Hours
In-depth study and practice of interpreting spoken English to American Sign Language (ASL) or other sign language systems. This is a laboratory-based class that provides for the development of interpreting skills required in a variety of settings. Focus is given to equivalent message content, vocabulary, register choice, and cultural adaptations. It includes further and more advanced instruction on self and peer analysis, enhancing the students’ English to ASL interpreting skills and preparing them for interpreter credentialing.