UC San Diego Extension

Introduction to Interpretation

This course examines the profession of interpreting, including employment opportunities, the role of the interpreter, administrative matters, and ethical considerations. In addition, an overview will be given of the three modes of interpretation (sight, consecutive and simultaneous), as well as the different areas of interpretation, such as legal, medical, business, community and conference interpretation.

Note: Fluency in both English and Spanish is required. Requirement for the Professional Certificate in Translation and Interpretation.

Other Credit: 10 points of ATA Continuing Education in Category A.

Course Number: LING-40109
Credit: 1.5 units

This course is part of the following Certificate Program(s):

Upcoming Sections

Dates: 02/14/17 - 03/20/17
Section ID: 120057
Fee: $250.00
Status: Add to Cart
Location: ucsdextension.blackboard.com
You will have access to your course on the published start date.
Class Type: Online—web-based instruction

Instructor: Judy Jenner, MBA, A master-level court-certified Spanish interpreter. The immediate past president of the Nevada Interpreters and Translators Association.

Textbooks: No textbook required.
Section Policies:
No refunds after 02/16/17.
Pre-enrollment required.

Section Notes: This is an online course; all class sessions are taught online. There are no face-to-face class sessions. You will have access to your online course on the published start date. The login URL/website is ucsdextension.blackboard.com. Your username and password is your email address on record with UCSD Extension.