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ERIC Number: ED505444
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Mar
Pages: 113
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 18
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Developing the Talents and Abilities of Linguistically Gifted Bilingual Students: Guidelines for Developing Curriculum at the High School Level
Angelelli, Claudia; Enright, Kerry; Valdes, Guadalupe
National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented
This monograph contains general suggestions for implementing a curriculum in interpretation and translation at the high school level for bilingual youngsters who are experienced interpreters for their families. It includes a brief introductory discussion of the importance of nurturing the abilities of linguistically talented students and presents a brief introduction to the field of interpretation and translation. It includes general suggestions for implementing a curriculum in interpretation and translation as well as basic lesson suggestions that can be followed in teaching beginning courses in interpretation and translation. Four appendixes are included: (1) Student Flyer; (2) Self-report Data Sheet; (3) English Passage Used to Select Students for Translation Workshop and Sample Translation; and (4) Sample Script and Scoring Guide for the Simulated Interpretation Task. (Contains 3 footnotes.)
National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented. University of Connecticut, 2131 Hillside Road Unit 3007, Storrs, CT 06269-4676. Tel: 860-486-4676; Fax: 860-486-2900; Web site: http://www.gifted.uconn.edu/nrcgt.html
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented