School Of Humanities And Communication Arts

Legal InterpretingWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 100916.2


Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Assumed Knowledge
Bilingual competence in English and one of the languages offered by the School for the interpreting and translation courses.

Equivalent Units
A7459 - Legal Interpreting

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in a postgraduate course.

About this Unit
Legal interpreting is a highly complex process that requires specialised training in interpreting techniques, litigation tactics, legal language and the legal system. This unit is a compulsory unit for students in key postgraduate courses in Interpreting and Translation course. It can also be offered to practising interpreters who wish to improve and perfect their knowledge and skills in legal interpreting. It aims to provide students with the theoretical background and the opportunity to develop the interpreting skills necessary to operate at the NAATI professional level as a court interpreter. Lectures are held in English for students of all languages. The tutorials are language specific in Arabic, Japanese, Mandarin, Spanish, Korean and Vietnamese.

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