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.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
a) 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.
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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Students can expect to spend 10 hours per week on this course inclusive of 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.
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- 6 units
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Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|7822||24 Jul 2017||31 Jul 2017||31 Aug 2017||27 Oct 2017||In Person||N/A|