LT5606 - Culture in Translation

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Linguistics and Translation
Credit Units
Course Duration
One semester
Equivalent Course(s)
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2015/16

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to enhance students’ awareness of the differences as well as affinities among different cultures in translation works, especially the Chinese and the Western cultural traditions.  It develops “cultural literacy” in different cultural contexts and prepares students to handle complex concepts as they occur in various social and cultural conditions and their working environments, thus promoting  learners’ creative thinking in confronting cultural issues in translation.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 100%
Detailed Course Information


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