• Offered by School of Culture History and Language
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Course subject Japanese
  • Areas of interest Asian Languages
  • Academic career Undergraduate
  • Course convener
    • Dr Meredith McKinney
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course JPNS6513
  • Offered in Second Semester 2015
    See Future Offerings

The aim of the course is to develop Japanese-English and English-Japanese translation skills, to develop an awareness of the issues which arise from the cultural and linguistic differences between Japanese and English and to familiarise students with available reference and technological resources. Students will translate original Japanese and English texts from a range of fields and genres, such as: literary, economic, political, technical, and journalistic.

Learning Outcomes

English to Japanese segment: On satisfying the requirements for this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to be able to translate a variety of English materials into readable Japanese on their own with dictionaries.  Anyone who is seriously pursuing a translation career should feel confident to accommodate their translation skills to the nature of original texts.

Indicative Assessment

Unseen Japanese to English Spot Translations (10%), Weekly Japanese to English Partnered Translations (10%), Unseen English to Japanese Translations (10%), Weekly Japanese to English Translation Homework (10%), 2 x Translation Projects (30%), and a Final Take-Home Exam (30%)

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Workload

Three hours per week over a thirteen week period

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.

Preliminary Reading

Photocopied materials will be provided

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
2038 20 Jul 2015 07 Aug 2015 31 Aug 2015 30 Oct 2015 In Person

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