LT4380 - Theory of Translation

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

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

This course aims to acquaint students with the core of modern translation theory, from simpler to more sophisticated concepts and principles, and from practical and empirical to more theoretical approaches to the translator's work. It will also encourage students to discover connections between Chinese and non-Chinese theoretical traditions in a critical and creative manner.

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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