LT2341 - Fundamentals of Translation

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Linguistics and Translation
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Equivalent Course(s)
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2018/19
Semester A 2019/20 (Tentative)

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

As an introductory course for translation students, the course aims to enable students to discover and learn about useful techniques of translation and help them develop appropriate styles in Chinese and English for translating various kinds of texts from English to Chinese, and/or from Chinese to English. In addition, the course also aims to enable students to identify and explore one to two major schools of contemporary translation theories so that they can apply them to the evaluation of the translation tasks.

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

Continuous Assessment: 60%
Examination: 40%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
Detailed Course Information


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