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You Want to Be An Interpreter? - 5th Edition

You Want to Be An Interpreter? - 5th Edition

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The authors of this entry-level textbook are excited about your desire to become a Sign Language interpreter and have done our best to provide you with a guide as you begin this journey.

Regardless of your background, if you want to be an interpreter, this book is for you! Here, you will find an introduction and pathway to working as a sign language interpreter, understanding the in’s and out’s of professional practice, ethical guidelines to inform your decision making, and the complexities of creating messages that start in one language and end in another, while maintaining the same meaning and impact. You will learn about the history of the interpreting profession, professional associations, and the credentialing processes in the US and Canada. You will also discover the nuts and bolts of working in different types of assignments.

This revised and updated edition is the work of a team of authors who have a total of over 150 years of experience interpreting and teaching, joined by invited guest authors and members of a Deaf interpreter focus group who have shared insightful contributions as well as feedback from recognized leaders in our profession, past and present.

by Janice Humphrey, LeWana M. Clark, William F. Ross III, and Joseph Featherstone

ISBN: 978-0-9704355-5-2

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