Course Details

ITP217 Comparative Translation

Students will compare and contrast the structure and semantics of ASL and English. Focus will be on preparing accurate translations from ASL to English and from English to ASL while considering semantic use of words/signs, culturally laden terminology, in-group meaning, and differences between high and low context cultures. Students are introduced to the linguistic and processing principles of translation and interpretation.

Credit Hours: 3

Prerequisites: ASL 205