Course Description for Linguistics for Interpreters
Linguistics for Interpreters
Prerequisites: ASL 2150, ENC 1101, and INT 1000
Description: This course provides a comprehensive introduction to the linguistic structures of English and American Sign Language (ASL). The course focuses on language at the discourse level, while examining phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, and sociolinguistics associated with English and ASL. Application of these linguistic topics to the field of interpreting will be addressed throughout the course.