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RE: Audio transcripts


From: Michael Goddard
Date: Aug 29, 2003 11:15AM

Transcripts should be EXACT word for word. You have to remember, many deaf
people do not speak regular syntax English. ASL is based on the French
language syntax. Instead of trying to "dummy" down the spoken language, let
us figure it out!

Nothing I hate more than an interpreter who doesn't translate every word
that is spoken! What this does is give me the interpreter's version of what
is being said. That is NOT what I want! I want the speaking person's


-----Original Message-----
From: Lisa Morgan [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ]
Sent: Friday, August 29, 2003 12:18 PM
Subject: Audio transcripts

When creating a transcript of an audio clip, does every single word need to
appear in the transcript, exactly as it is spoken in the clip? We have a
situation at my company where some people think that's the standard, and
others feel