Another World Language

Plenary session from RIDNOLA15
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  • Lectures 9
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 11/2015 English

Course Description

This plenary presentation is a must attend if you want to learn about the rich history of Spanish in the U.S. and ways that you can invest in your future by becoming more knowledgeable and skilled in working with Spanish-speaking communities. You don’t want to miss learning about your opportunities for learning another major world language. You will learn about the various profiles of trilingual (Spanish-English-ASL) interpreters, from novices to experts. Perhaps you’ve taken Spanish courses before but never used the language professionally. You are perfect for this plenary workshop. If you are just curious, we would love to share with you how you can become a trilingual interpreter.

This was a live-streamed presentation from the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf National Convention in New Orleans, 2015.

What are the requirements?

  • None

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Become more knowledgeable and skilled in working with Spanish-speaking communities

Who is the target audience?

  • Beginning to advanced ASL interpreters

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Section 1: Introduction and Pre-Test
Instructor Bio
Section 2: The Presentation
PowerPoint Presentation
21 pages
Video Part 1
Video Part 2
Video Part 3
Video Part 4
Section 3: Post-Test

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Instructor Biography

Registry Of Interpreters For The Deaf, Education for the Professional Interpreter

RID has played a leading role in establishing a national standard of quality for interpreters and transliterators. We encourage the growth of the profession, educate the public about the vital role of interpreters and transliterators and work to ensure equal opportunity and access for all individuals.

Mission – What We Do:

The Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf strives to advocate for best practices in interpreting, professional development for practitioners and for the highest standards in the provision of interpreting services for diverse users of languages that are signed or spoken.

Vision – Our Desired Future:

By honoring its past and innovating for the future, RID envisions a world where:

  • Its members recognize and support the linguistic rights of all Deaf people as human rights, equal to those of users of spoken languages;
  • Deaf people and their values are vital to and visible in every aspect of RID;
  • Interpreted interaction between individuals who use signed and spoken languages are as viable as direct communication;
  • The interpreting profession is formally recognized and is advanced by rigorous professional development, standards of conduct, and credentials.

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