• Offered by School of Culture History and Language
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Course subject Chinese
  • Academic career Undergraduate
  • Course convener
    • Dr Shengyu Fan
  • Mode of delivery Blended
  • Offered in Second Semester 2015
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This course is an introductory course to Chinese-English translation. The course is intended to equip students with basic translation skills and to serve as a foundation course for more advanced Chinese-English translation courses.

Learning Outcomes

On the successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

1. Apply basic skills in translating from Chinese into English and vice versa;
2. Judge and critique the quality of an accomplished translation task;
3. Access and make use of frequently-used on line translation tools;
4. Demonstrate the ability to handle the practical task of translation.

Indicative Assessment

1. Midterm exam 20% (Related learning outcomes: 1, 4);
2. Final exam 30% (Related learning outcomes: 1, 4);
3. Assignments 40% (Related Learning Outcomes: 1, 2, 3, 4);
4. Participation 10% (Related Learning Outcomes: 1, 2).

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Workload

Three contact hours per week

Requisite and Incompatibility

You will need to contact the School of Culture History and Language to request a permission code to enrol in this course.

Majors

Minors

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
Band 1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $2604
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $3576
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
2742 20 Jul 2015 07 Aug 2015 31 Aug 2015 30 Oct 2015 In Person

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