An Introduction to Sign Language Interpreting
The premier study material for RID and AVLIC written certification exams. Number one student textbook in interpreter education programs. This popular text contains over 20 years of field-based research and classroom instruction.
Interpreting newcomers, as well as those with years of experience, will find the writing style easy for understanding the history, trends, and issues of the field. Learn about ASL and interpreting, the interpreting process, ethics, the job market, and more, or use it as a course textbook. Includes information from the written portion of interpreter certification exams in the U.S. and Canada. It has been recommended on the NAD-RID Knowledge Examination Suggested Reference Materials list for learning interpreting. [Janice H. Humphrey & Bob J. Alcorn; (2001) Fourth Edition; 493 pages; soft cover]
Includes the DVD-ROM Study Guide with interviews and insights from a variety of Deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind and interpreters (Deaf and hearing), along with additional study questions to use with the book. The DVD Study Guide is to be used on a computer CD/DVD player and requires the latest version of Quicktime.