Semester A 2020 - 21 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
GE2122 The Cantonese Language in Use: Language, Grammar and Culture B2/A2 English
GE2124 The World Through Languages B2 English Nil
GE3108 Language in Art, Invention and Inspiration B3 English Nil
LT2203 Language in Society B2 English Nil
LT2206 Fundamentals of Statistics for Language Studies B2 English Nil
LT2229 Fundamentals of Linguistics B2 English Nil
LT2320 Introduction to Literature B2 English Nil
LT2321 Culture and Translation B2 English (supplemented by Chinese) Nil
LT2341 Fundamentals of Translation B2 English and Chinese Nil
LT3210 Electronic Publishing B3 English Nil
LT3213 Text Linguistics B3 English LT2201 Introduction to Linguistics; or LT2229 Fundamentals of Linguistics; or LT2290 Introduction to Language Studies
LT3214 Phonology B3 English LT3212 Phonetics
LT3233 Computational Linguistics B3 English (i) LT2231 Introduction to Language Technology (applicable to students of BA in Linguistics and Language Applications), OR (ii) CS2311 Computer Programming (applicable to students of Data Science and students of BEng in Data and Systems Analytics)
LT3234 Language and Cognition B3 English Nil
LT3326 Comparative Study of Chinese and English B3 English and Chinese (Cantonese and/or Putonghua) Nil
LT3346 Bilingual Editing Skills B3 English and Chinese Nil
LT3347 Commercial Translation B3 English / Chinese Nil
LT3349 Legal Translation B3 English and Chinese Nil
LT3352 Scientific and Technical Translation B3 English and Chinese Nil
LT3355 Audiovisual Translation B3 English (Supplemented by Chinese (Cantonese)) Nil
LT4216 Advanced Topics in Linguistics B4 English LT3209 Syntax and LT3211 Semantics and LT3214 Phonology
LT4227 First Language Acquisition B4 English LT2201 Introduction to Linguistics or LT2290 Introduction to Language Studies or LT2229 Fundamentals of Linguistics
LT4239 Converssation Analysis B4 English LT2201 Introduction to Linguistics or LT2229 Fundamentals of Linguistics or LT2290 Introduction to Language Studies
LT4242 Topics in Semantics B4 English LT3211 Semantics
LT4243 Field and Research Methods in Linguistics B4 English LT2229 Linguistics I
LT4327 Globalization & History of Translation B4 English and Chinese (for topics on Chinese translation, literature, and culture) Nil
LT4363 Specialized Translation for Government and Public Administration B4 English / Chinese Nil


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