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2018-2019 Catalog
INT 6277: ASL Expansion and Compression Technique

Course Description for ASL Expansion and Compression Technique

INT6277: ASL Expansion and Compression Technique
Prerequisite:  INT 6276
Description: In this course, students will continue development of ASL and English translation and interpretation skills with a focus on appropriate ASL expansions and compressions. They will participate in active discussion of articles regarding standard practices, appropriate working conditions, and the argument that meaning is co-constructed by the participants in a communication event, including the interpreter, rather than being carried in the words/signs of a discourse. Students will master the use of advanced linguistic features including contextualization, register variation, and proper intonation in ASL and English.