Who We Are
News & Stories
Jan 26, 2023
Jan 19, 2023
November 11, 2022
November 17, 2022
November 19, 2022
University Wide Events
No Communication Compromises
Areas of Study
Changing the world
Community & Innovation
Research Experiences & Services
Your Journey Starts Here
Tools & Resources
Explore Our Campus
Dec 9, 2022
Faculty and Staff
Interpretation and Translation
Sign-to-voice interpreting considering clients with differing language experiences
This study is designed to investigate ASL-English interpreters’ management of signed texts from different sources, including individuals who are early and late/emergent learners of American Sign Language (ASL).
The aims are twofold:
The first phase of this study will involve the creation of the signed texts. We will recruit interpreters to tell a 20-minute narrative to four deaf signers, two who are native signers, and two who have been signing for one year or less.
These texts will be analyzed for linguistic patterns and differences, and they will serve as the source texts for the second phase of the study.
In this phase, up to 20 interpreters will each interpret one native and one emergent signer text into spoken English. These interpretations will be analyzed for patterns for each type of signer. Additionally, the impact of preparation materials on interpretation will be investigated.
The results are expected to shed light on late language acquisition and strategies that interpreters leverage during simultaneous interpretation.
Fill out our inquiry form for an Admissions Counselor to contact you.
Create an account to start Your Applications.
Already Started an Application? Log in to Submit your completed Application or Check your application status here.
Gallaudet University, chartered in 1864, is a private university for deaf and hard of hearing students.
Copyright © 2023 Gallaudet University. All rights reserved.
800 Florida Avenue NE, Washington, D.C. 20002