TCZJ27 Interpreting Skills II

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2022
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Mgr. Ivana Kupčíková, DiS. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Ivana Kupčíková, DiS.
Department of Linguistics and Baltic Languages – Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Aneta Fidrichová
Supplier department: Department of Linguistics and Baltic Languages – Faculty of Arts
Timetable of Seminar Groups
TCZJ27/01: Mon 18:00–19:40 D21, I. Kupčíková
TCZJ27/02: Mon 16:00–17:40 D21, I. Kupčíková
Prerequisites (in Czech)
TCZJ17 Interpreting Skills I
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 20 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 14/20, only registered: 0/20
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
This course complements practical courses of interpretation about other skills needed to achieve the best possible performance. This course aims to familiarize students with the procedures to prepare the interpreter for the performance itself, as well as the specifics of consecutive interpreting.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course, the students will be able to prepare themselfs for interpreting assignment in a convenient way.
  • Collecting essential preparation materials for the assignment. Language and vocabulary preparation and aquisition, analyzing of the sources. An special and technical terms in Czech Sign Lagunage. Principles of the consecutive interpreting, self-feedback.
    recommended literature
  • HUMPLEY J, ALCORN B., So You Want to be an Interpreter? Introduction to sign language interpreting. Seattle, WA:H&H Publishing company.
  • JANZEN, T. Introduction to the theory and practice of signed language interpreting. I T. Janzen (red.), Topics in signed language interpreting: theory and practice (s. 3-24). Amsterdam: 2005 John Benjamins.
  • HUMPHREYS L, The professional Sign Language Interpreter's Handbook: The Complete, Practual For The Interpreting Profession. SLI Media, IDaho.
  • MÜGLOVÁ, Daniela. Komunikace, tlumočení, překlad, aneb, Proč spadla Babylonská věž? Nitra: Enigma, 2013. 324 s. ISBN 9788081330254. info
  • NAPIER, Jemina, Rachel MCKEE and Della GOSWELL. Sign language interpreting : theory and practice in Australia and New Zealand. 2nd edition. Sydney: The Federation Press, 2010. xiv, 239. ISBN 9781862877801. info
Teaching methods
Assessment methods
final exam
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2021.
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