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Interpreting Immersion:  Enrich your interpretations with the power of depiction

Dates and times : May 31-June 9, 2016. 8:30-4:00 pm each day.
Location: Gallaudet University, Washington, DC.
Instructor Alisha Bronk leads an interactive skill development activity. 
I nstructor: Alisha Bronk, MA, CDI.
Description:  This course, offered by the Gallaudet Center for Continuing Studies, provides in-depth, meaningful practice for both Deaf and hearing interpreters in a supportive environment. Learn to recognize opportunities to use depiction, expand your linguistic toolkit, and increase your confidence with ASL discourse features. Participants will explore the vital components of effective ASL discourse: advanced non-manual signals and facial grammar, classifiers, constructed action/dialogue, and more. Integrate these features into your work in a variety of interpreting settings. Participants will have hands-on practice interpreting medical and technical source texts, and creating more effective and engaging interpretations.
Who should register: Deaf and hearing interpreters, certified or pre-certified; advanced Deaf and hearing interpreting students.