Semester B 2017 - 18 courses offered by Department of Linguistics and Translation (LT)

Important notes for exchange students:

  1. Course availability is subject to confirmation.
  2. Course registration is subject to the approval by the concerned department.
  3. Students should select courses at level B2 to B4 and fulfill course pre-requisites if applicable.
  4. Students should take 12-18 credit units in a semester.
  5. Students wishing to take courses other than the prescribed list below can approach the respective departments for advice and registration upon their arrival at CityU. Enrolment of individual students at such courses are at the discretion of the respective teaching department.
  6. The schedule of the following list will be available in early August for Semester A and early Dec for Semester B. Students are advised to check their courses to avoid any time clash in courses and add/ drop courses within the list on their arrival.
Course Code Course Title Level Language of Instruction Requirement / Restriction Remarks
GE2111 Image of the City – Language, Culture and Society B2 English
GE2122 The Cantonese Language in Use: Language, Grammar and Culture B2 English (Cantonese examples are supplemented by Cantonese Romanization)
GE2124 The World through Languages B2 English
GE2128 The Sounds of the World’s Languages B2 English
GE3104 Data is Beautiful: Visualization in the Humanities B3 English
LT2201 Introduction to Linguistics B2 English
LT2231 Introduction to Language Technology B2 English
LT2306 Appreciating Written Texts B2 English
LT2402 French 2 B2 French supplemented by English Prerequisites: CLA2401 French 1 or EN2868 French 1
LT2502 German 2 B2 German supplemented by English Prerequisites: CLA2501 German 1 or EN2875 German 1
LT2602 Spanish 2 B2 Spanish supplemented by English Prerequisites: CLA2601 Spanish 1 or EN2861 Spanish 1
LT3209 Syntax B3 English Prerequisites: CTL2201 Introduction to Linguistics, LT2201 Introduction to Linguistics, or CTL2229 Linguistics I, LT2229 Linguistics I or CTL2290 Introduction to Language Studies , LT2290 Introduction to Language Studies
LT3211 Semantics B3 English Prerequisites: CTL2201 Introduction to Linguistics, LT2201 Introduction to Linguistics or CTL2229 Linguistics I, LT2229 Linguistics I or CTL2290 Introduction to Language Studies, LT2290 Introduction to Language Studies
LT3212 Phonetics B3 English Prerequisites: CTL2201 Introduction to Linguistics, LT2201 Introduction to Linguistics or CTL2229 Linguistics I, LT2229 Linguistics I or CTL2290 Introduction to Language Studies, LT2290 Introduction to Language Studies
LT3213 Text Linguistics B3 English Prerequisites: CTL2201 Introduction to Linguistics, LT2201 Introduction to Linguistics or CTL2229 Linguistics I, LT2229 Linguistics I or CTL2290 Introduction to Language Studies, LT2290 Introduction to Language Studies
LT3220 Corpus Linguistics B3 English Prerequisites: CTL2201 Introduction to Linguistics, LT2201 Introduction to Linguistics or CTL2229 Linguistics I, LT2229 Linguistics I or CTL2290 Introduction to Language Studies, LT2290 Introduction to Language Studies
LT3326 Comparative Study of Chi & Eng B3 English and Chinese (Cantonese and/or Putonghua)
LT3346 Bilingual Editing Skills B3 English / Chinese Full
LT3347 Commercial Translation B3 English / Chinese Full
LT3348 Translation for Government and Public Administration B3 English / Chinese Full
LT3351 Literary Translation B3 English and Chinese Prerequisites: CTL2341 General Translation, LT2341 General Translation
Equivalent Courses: CTL3351 Literary Translation
Full
LT3371 Developing Interpretation Skills B3 English / Chinese Equivalent Courses: CTL3371 Developing Interpretation Skills Full
LT3379 Practical Translation B3 English / Chinese (Cantonese or Putonghua) Equivalent Courses: CTL3379 Practical Translation Full
LT3404 French 4 B3 French supplemented by English Prerequisites: LT3403/CLA3403/ CLA2403/EN2870 French 3
LT3404 French 4 B3 French supplemented by English Prerequisites: CLA3403 French 3 or CLA2403 French 3 or EN2870 French 3
LT3504 German 4 B3 German supplemented by English Prerequisites: CLA3503 German 3 or CLA2503 German 3 or EN2877 German 3
LT3604 Spanish 4 B3 Spanish supplemented by English Prerequisites: CLA3603 Spanish 3 or CLA2603 Spanish 3 or EN2863 Spanish 3
LT4216 Advanced Topics in Linguistics B4 English Prerequisites: CTL3209 Syntax, LT3209 Syntax and CTL3211 Semantics, LT3211 Semantics and CTL3214 Phonology, LT3214 Phonology.
Equivalent Courses: CTL4216 Advanced Topics in Linguistics
LT4244 Sociolinguistics B4 English Prerequisites: CTL2229 Linguistics I, LT2229 Linguistics I and CTL2203 Language In Society, LT2203 Language In Society
LT4254 Psycholinguistics of Reading B4 English Prerequisites: CTL2229 Linguistics I, LT2229 Linguistics I and CTL2204 Language and Mind, LT2204 Language and Mind
LT4362 Specialized Translation in Law B4 English and Chinese
LT4364 Specialized Translation for the Media B4 English / Chinese (Cantonese) Prerequisites: CTL3350 Translation for the Media, LT3350 Translation for
the Media
LT4366 Specialized Translation in Science and Technology B4 English / Chinese (Cantonese or Putonghua) Prerequisites: Translation and interpretation major, CTL3352 Scientific and Technical Translation, LT3352 Scientific and Technical Translation
Equivalent Courses: CTL4366 Specialized Translation in Science and Technology

 

Remarks: B2 - Undergraduate courses (elementary level)
  B3 - Undergraduate courses (intermediate/advanced level)
  B4 - Undergraduate courses (advanced level)