LT3350 - Translation for the Media

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Linguistics and Translation
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
CTL2341 General Translation/LT2341 General Translation
Equivalent Course(s)
Course Offering Term*:
Semester B 2018/19
Semester B 2019/20 (Tentative)

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

Media plays a vital role in global transformation and technology is creating a mass culture.  A cultural convergence is taking place by which both electronic and print media are creating elements of shared culture, thoughts, actions, and ideas among the peoples of the globe.  Media translators play a significant role in bridging over barriers between languages and cultures.  

This course aims to lay the foundations for, and to introduce students to the practice of, translation for the media, and develop their translating sense and skills in practical media translating assignments.

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

Continuous Assessment: 70%
Examination: 30%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
Detailed Course Information


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