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TL2501: INTRODUCTION TO BILATERAL INTERPRETING (2020-2021)

Last modified: 09 Jul 2020 11:45


Course Overview

This course introduces the skills of liaison interpreting, develops confidence in conversation management and performance evaluation as well as students´ research and documentation skills.

It also provides opportunities for students to practice intercultural mediation through liaison interpreting in a structured and supported manner.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 2
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Maria Sanchez-Ortiz

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course will help students in:

1. Selecting, extracting and synthesising key information from written and spoken sources;

2. Engaging in problem solving tasks;

3. Developing intercultural knowledge and awareness;

4. Engaging in public speaking;

5. Developing interpersonal and communication skills.


Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Seminar during University weeks 25 - 27
  • 1 Tutorial during University weeks 28 - 31, 34, 38

More Information about Week Numbers


In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for courses may be subject to change. All updates for first-half session courses will be actioned no later than 1700 (GMT) on 18 September 2020. All updates for second half-session courses will be actioned in advance of second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

Oral Exam

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Students do the examination in pairs – language specific. Each student does three interventions into English and three into the foreign language

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ProceduralApplyAn ability to use language creatively and precisely for a range of purposes and audiences.
ProceduralUnderstandRole management and mediation in the triadic exchange (protocol);

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Oral Exam

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
Assessment Weeks 48,49,50 Feedback Weeks

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Students do the examination in pairs – language specific. Each student does three interventions into English and three into the foreign language

Examination will take place during the resit examination period

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ProceduralUnderstandRole management and mediation in the triadic exchange (protocol);
ProceduralApplyAn ability to use language creatively and precisely for a range of purposes and audiences.

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