TRANS 204 Advanced Interpreting Skills II • 3 Cr.


Provides opportunities for practical experience in the interpreting modes necessary for working in different settings. Simultaneous, consecutive, and sight translation are practiced in different settings. Prerequisite: TRANS 202.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Create (and edit and proofread) a client-ready translation in a variety of fields under real-life conditions (e.g. deadlines) – alone and in a team
  • Evaluate the quality of a translation and accept and learn from criticism from other translators, editors, and proofreaders
  • Analyze a source document for translation and estimate production time
  • Perform more advanced linguistic and terminological research and develop glossaries
  • Select suitable field(s) of specialization 
  • Reflect on translation assignments and arrive at an unbiased self-evaluation