TRANS EUROPEAN TRANSLATION
Credit points: 15
This subject is designed to promote linguistic, cultural and translation skills. The subject is offered in bilingual mode with key topics in translation theory provided in English, accompanied by workshops conducted in the target language (French, Italian and Spanish streams are available). Students will have the opportunity to translate literary texts, informative texts, advertising and audiovisual texts, among others. The subject is designed for students with strong language skills, who desire and in-depth knowledge of the language and culture of the focus country. While it is not a professional qualification, as part of a language degree it offers a pathway towards professional translation and/or interpreter training.
FacultyFaculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorBrigid Maher
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG
Prerequisites Enrolment in either French, Spanish or Italian language subjects at second year level, FRE2FIC or co-ordinator's approval.
Incompatible subjects EST2TET
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Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBrigid Maher
One 1.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
"Workshops are undertaken in your chosen language; Spanish, Italian or French"
|Abstract for major assignment (200-word equivalent)||5|
|Presentation (400-word equivalent)||10|
|Short translation with commentary (400-word equivalent)||10|
|Test (800-word equivalent||20|
|class participation (400-word equivalent)||10|
|critical analysis (800-word equivalent)||20|
|major translation assignment with commentary (1000-word equivalent)||25|