• 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 Postgraduate
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course JPNS3013

   

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

On satisfying the requirements of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills at an Independent level of Japanese to:
1. Translate original Japanese and English texts from a range of fields and genres, such as literary, economic, political, technical, and current affairs.
2. Translate the text in hand with an advanced level of competence in using general and technical language with the use of a dictionary.
3. Demonstrate a sophisticated socio-cultural awareness of the issues which arise from the cultural and linguistic differences between Japanese and English.
4. Develop an enhanced appreciation of texts in their relevant social, intellectual, and cultural contexts. 

Indicative Assessment

?Japanese-English Translation Project (40%) --- LO 1, 2, 3, 4 
?English-Japanese Translation Project (20%) --- LO 1, 2, 3, 4 
?Translation and commentary assignments (40%) --- LO 1, 2, 3, 4

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Workload

Students can expect to spend 10 hours per week on this course inclusive of Three contact hours per week.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have previously completed 12 units of JPNS6505, JPNS6506, JPNS6507, JPNS6508, JPNS6024, JPNS6512, JPNS6514 or JPNS6102, with a grade of at least 70 (D) or above, or have been permitted entry based on the results of the Japanese language placement test, or be a native speaker of Japanese. Incompatible with JPNS3013.

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

Prescribed Texts

Materials will be available on Wattle. 

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.

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