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This course focuses on the analysis of discourse in dialogic genres of English and American Sign Language (ASL) so that interpreting students become explicitly aware of the features of language use in everyday life. Students transcribe and analyze interaction discourse features of conversations, explanations, interviews, discussions, and other types of dialogue genres while reading and discussing theoretical notions underlying language use.

Prerequisites: GSR 102 or the equivalent and GSR 103, INT 101; an ASLPI score of 2+ or higher (the INT Department will verify student ASLPI score before granting course registration permissions) or permission of the instructor.

Credit: 3