English Intralingual Skills I and II

Cognitive Processing in English (I-E)

Prerequisite: communicative competence in English
This course presents information on the importance of rapid and efficient cognitive processing in English. Exercises include: comprehension, memory, acuity and discrimination, immediate and delayed repetition, pattern inference, and multi-tasking.

English Skills Development (II-E)

Prerequisite: Cognitive Processing in English (I-E) 
This class presents information and exercises in English skill development for interpreters or future interpreters. The importance of distinguishing between form and meaning is emphasized. Lexical substitution, paraphrasing, main idea identification, and summarizing are also addressed.