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MERLOT II


    

Learning Exercise


Material: test
Submitted by: Trudy Schafer on Jul 08, 2013
Date Last Modified: Jul 16, 2013
Title: ASL Comprehension & Translation-Analyzing a Formal Report
Description: This report in ASL is delivered to a professional audience. This activity will allow you to apply Isham's Message Analysis Technique and will involve translation activities.
Type of Task: Core Activity, Individual, Student-centered
Time Required 3 hours
Topics: Text Analysis, Translation, Consultative Register
Course: Translation
Audience: College Upper Division
Prerequisites Skills: ASL Comprehension, exposure to text analysis techniques, exposure to translation techniques
Learning Objectives: Comprehend a formal/consultative report in ASL Apply Isham's Message Analysis technique Generate an English translation of the source text Create a back-translation
Text of Learning Exercise: View the report in its entirety. Apply Isham's Message Analysis technique, prepare a gloss, translation and back-translation. A link to Isham's article in the Mentoring Tooklkit is provided below.
Additional Information URL: http://www.interpretereducation.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/Isham-William-Role-of-Message-Analysis-in-Interpretation1.pdf
Assessment: The back translation will serve as the assessment. A rubric to evaluate the translation and back-translation will be provided.
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