Advice from WHO – Translation Practice for DIs

Translation Practice for Deaf Interpreters

This activity is designed for Deaf Interpreters to practice their translation skills.

Advice for the public: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

Step 1:  Translate the Source Text

Create an ASL translation of the source text.  If possible, record your translation so you can review and reflect on your work.

Step 2: Assess and Reflect on your Work

Use the following […]

2023-02-07T21:00:34-06:00February 7th, 2023|

WFD – Interpreting Practice for DIs

Interpreting Practice for Deaf Interpreters

This activity is designed for Deaf Interpreters to practice their interpreting skills to meet a range of consumers needs.  Each source text has  different interpretations designed for different consumers.

Title: World Federation of the Deaf
Abstract/Description: The speaker describes the history of the World Federation of the Deaf from its overseas origin, including those who were involved […]
2023-02-07T13:40:40-06:00February 7th, 2023|

Interactive Practice Interpreting Library Playlists

Interactive Interpreting Practice Library Playlists

These videos were originally Zoom conversation practice sessions for interpreters. They were re-edited and re-purposed to become more generic interactive practice sessions.

Several of the participants developed longer-term relationships over a series of videos. For those that had more than 3 conversations, we built a playlist, so that interpreters seeking practice can see how intimacy develops over time between two individuals.

At the bottom is a […]

2022-12-27T16:28:45-06:00December 21st, 2022|

Deaf Interpreter Resources Index

Deaf Interpreter Resources Index

Interactive Interpreting Practice Library

These videos were originally Zoom conversation practice sessions for interpreters. They were re-edited and re-purposed to become more generic interactive practice sessions.

While they do not include hearing interpreters on screen, they are subtitled for DI practice, and can also be used for HI/DI teams practicing together.

Complete Scenarios

These videos are for practicing real-world scenarios – doctor’s […]

2022-12-22T16:54:30-06:00December 20th, 2022|

Cokely’s Sociolinguistic Model in Deaf Interpreting

Link to YouTube videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mJOOixV4aO4

Discussion Partners: Jimmy Beldon, CDI

Video Description

In this video, Jimmy discusses the applicability of Dennis Cokely’s work, as transformed by Robert Lee and Patty Gordon (the Z model), to Deaf interpreting.

Citations: 

Cokely, Dennis, Introduction for interpretation: A sociolinguistic model. Burtonsville, MD Linkstock Press, 1992

2022-12-22T15:40:31-06:00December 20th, 2022|

Deaf Interpreter – Post-assignment Preparation

Link to YouTube videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g7Dmykr7Mo0

Discussion Partners: Jimmy Beldon, CDI and Maria Rodriguez-Dively, NIC.

Video Description

In this video, Jimmy and Maria discuss a recent assignment that involved an HI and a DI. They talk about what worked, and what could have been better. This module serves as an example for post-assignment debrief between a DI and and HI.

2022-12-22T15:41:43-06:00December 20th, 2022|

Deaf Interpreter – Pre-assignment Preparation

Link to YouTube videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YwDPqFgSom4

Discussion Partners: Jimmy Beldon, CDI and Maria Rodriguez-Dively, NIC.

Video Description

In this video, Jimmy and Maria discuss how to prepare for a consecutive interpreting assignment that involves an HI and a DI. This module serves as an example of a pre-assignment preparation discussion.

2022-12-22T15:41:08-06:00December 20th, 2022|

Citizenship Discussion (includes instruction, practice video, original interpretation, and reflections)

Video Description:

In this video, a Deaf person has a discussion about citizenship.

Practice Video (interpreter removed) Link to YouTube video: https://youtu.be/jDFylpvO4zo

Length of video: 22:42

Who’s involved: Deaf person, hearing interpreter (HI), and non-signing hearing person.

Original Interpretation Link to YouTube videos: https://youtu.be/WwrFsugR-P8

Length of video: 22:42

Who’s involved: Deaf person, Deaf interpreter (CDI), hearing interpreter (HI), and hearing non-signing person.

HI/DI Reflections Link […]

2022-12-22T13:35:44-06:00December 12th, 2022|