National Multicultural Interpreter Project (2000). Cultural and Linguistic Diversity Series: Lectures: Martin Hiraga, Presenter Segment One: Asian Religious Paths TRT 16.03 Segment Two: HIV Outreach Project TRT 18.22 [Videotape]. El Paso, TX: El Paso Community College. Spoken English.

The lecture material was designed to be stimulus material for interpreting practice. The two segments can be used for English text analysis; ASL Interpreting practice both consecutive and simultaneous, and for building pre-interpreting skills. The lecture can be used for multicultural information and discussion. A transcript is available.

The presentation starts with some introduction of signs for concepts related to the topic and then begins with the English presentation.

This video was developed as part of the National Multicultural Interpreter Project:

National Multicultural Interpreter Project to Address the Needs of Culturally Diverse Communities
U.S. Department of Education Grant H160c50004
A Curriculum for Enhancing Interpreter Competencies for Working within Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Communities
Project Years 1996 – 2000
U.S. Department of Education OSERS Grant H160c50004

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The complete curriculum is available here.