LT4364 - Specialized Translation for the Media

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Linguistics and Translation
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
LT3350 Translation for the Media
Equivalent Course(s)
Course Offering Term*:
Semester B 2023/24

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

As an advanced course on translation for the media, this course specializes in the translation of news reports from English to Chinese and from Chinese into English, especially in the Hong Kong context. The linguistic, stylistic and cultural features of news reports in the two languages will be studied, providing a basis for the formulation of strategies for translating such texts. Attention will be paid to the ideologies behind different terms, phrases, dialectal features and styles of reporting.
The course aims to prepare students for work in Hong Kong as news translators and editors.

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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