• Offered by School of Culture History and Language
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Classification Specialist
  • Course subject Chinese
  • Areas of interest Asian Languages, Translation Studies, Asian Studies, Language Studies
  • Academic career Postgraduate
  • Course convener
    • Dr Shengyu Fan
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course CHIN3216
  • Offered in First Semester 2018
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This course is designed for Independent level Standard Modern Chinese language students as a course in Chinese-English interpretation.  It will introduce the three different forms of interpretation including simultaneous interpretation, consecutive interpretation and sight interpretation. The course is intended to equip students with interpretation skills and serve as a foundation course for further Chinese-English interpretation courses.    

Learning Outcomes

On satisfying the requirements of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills at an Independent level of Standard Modern Chinese to:

1. Interpret a range of spoken discourses from Chinese into English and vice versa, focusing on accuracy and fluency; 
2. Critique the quality of an accomplished interpretation; 
3. Complete an interpretation task in real life.

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Workload

Three contact hours per week. The total workload for the course is 130 hours including independent study. 

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed CHIN6525 or have been permitted entry based on the results of the Chinese language placement test. Incompatible with CHIN3216.

Specialisations

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
2018 $3180
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2018 $4860
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
3360 19 Feb 2018 26 Feb 2018 31 Mar 2018 25 May 2018 In Person

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