• Offered by School of Culture History and Language
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Course subject Indonesian
  • Areas of interest Asian Languages

The course aims to improve practical skill in translation from   Indonesian into English along with knowledge of translation principles.   It deals with a wide range of texts from literature and the print  media.  Classes involve a good deal of work in small groups or pairs,  mainly  identifying translation problems and comparing and evaluating  solutions.  As well as preparing translations of their own, students  will criticise  published translations.

A separate component of the course focuses on Colloquial Jakartan Indonesian. It aims simply to teach students to comprehend texts written in that variety, which is becoming the standard informal style of the language. (In the case of native Indonesian-speaking students only, this component will be replaced by further work on translation.)

Indicative Assessment

Two assignments: translation with commentary (total 50%); two class tests of translation (total 15%), final exam on reading of Colloquial Jakartan Indonesian (25%), class performance (10%)

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Workload

Two class hours per week

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have previously completed INDN3002 or INDN3012 or equivalent.

Prescribed Texts

A brick of materials will be provided.

Preliminary Reading

Newmark, M., A Textbook of Translation, Phoenix ELT, Hertfordshire, 1995

Majors

Minors

Fees

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

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Student Contribution Band:
Band 1
Unit value:
6 units

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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
9826 24 Jul 2017 31 Jul 2017 31 Aug 2017 27 Oct 2017 In Person

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