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CLTPES: CLT Skills Development Series
CLT Skills Development I
Prerequisite: Educational Interpreting Defined
This module provides an overview of professional standards of practice, helping participants identify pertinent knowledge and a broad range of skills relevant to the professional transliterator. Exercises, explanation, and discussion address a variety of topics, including: expressive cueing proficiency, transphonation, paraphrasing and summarizing, Auditory Environmental Stimuli, ethical decision making, and more.
CLT Skills Development II
Prerequisite: CLT Skills Development I and the ability to cue American English.
This training opportunity provides highly concentrated exercises, allowing the students to focus their efforts on a few of the many skills which must be in the cued language transliterator's repertoire. This module is designed to address several of these skills in more depth, including: expressive cueing proficiency, receptive cueing proficiency, paraphrasing, and more.
CLT Skills Development III
Prerequisite: CLT Skills Development II
Benefit from these transliterating skills practice sessions, which include cued American English receptive skills, paraphrasing, summarizing, cued English to spoken English transliterating, expressive cueing fluency, transphonation, helpful hints for at-home practice and on-the-job training plus stress reduction and personal relation strategies. All of this is provided in a laboratory setting for videotaping and includes an individualized skills assessment and feedback.
CLT Skills Development IV: Transphonation
Prerequisite: CLT Skills Development III
This module focuses on techniques to assist the cued language transliterator in identifying and analyzing of accents, dialects and foreign languages and understanding how they help to convey sociolinguistic information. Includes both discussion and guided skills development exercises.
CLT Skills Development IV: Receptive
Prerequisite: CLT Skills Development III
This module focuses on intermediate cue reading and voicing skills. It includes practice in reading common cueing deviations as well as shadowing drills to improve cue to voice/cue skills. Get the foundation that you need to better understand native cuers and to voice them accurately.
CLT Skills Development IV: AES and Information Chunking
Prerequisite: CLT Skills Development III
This course focuses on the development of the ability to chunk and prioritize information toward the appropriate inclusion of Auditory Environmental Stimuli. A combination of lecture, discussion and skills development lab provides students an opportunity to manipulate chunks of information, analyze AES, develop ranking strategies and build long- and short-term memory.
CLT Skills Development V: Transphonation
Prerequisite: CLT Skills Development IV: Transphonation
As in CLT Skills Development IV: Transphonation, this module focuses on techniques to assist the CLT in the identification and analysis of accents, dialects and foreign languages. Both discussion and guided skills development exercises provide the transliterator a foundation for on-the-job analysis as well as off-the-job self-directed practice.
CLT Skills Development V: Silent Workshop
Prerequisite: CLT Skills Development IV: Receptive
This module provides structured and unstructured opportunities for practical application of acquired cued English receptive skills. Structured activities, in addition to peer interaction and breaks, are conducted entirely in cued American English. Spoken English is used only on rare occasion.
CLT Skills Development V: Cued Interaction
Prerequisite: CLT Skills Development IV: Receptive
Through structured and unstructured activities, this module provides an opportunity for practical application of acquired cued English receptive skills. All activities, peer interaction, and breaks are conducted entirely in cued American English. Spoken English is used only during brief portions of the day.

CLTPES: CLT Skills Development Series