LT2321 - Culture and Translation

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Linguistics and Translation
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Equivalent Course(s)
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2021/22

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

This course aims to help students explore cross-cultural understanding of self and other, and China and the world with a view to developing their knowledge and understanding of the multifaceted issues involved in cultural translation. Through the study of pairs of source texts and target texts, the students will be able to compare and analyse similarities and differences between self and other. The course will also help students to develop critical awareness of cultural problems when translating texts between Chinese and English.

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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