The course is designed to perform a key role in the advanced training of translators. Foundations are laid for the development of the English-writing skills required in translation, and students are introduced to the concepts of comparative rhetoric.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Abilities to comprehend and analyse an original text of substantial length and difficulty, and ultimately to produce a a translation work of quality, are developed, along with learning methods of solving various kinds of problems encountered in the course of translation.
Two assignments (of 1500 words each) - 15% each
One wordbook presentation - 20%
Final wordbook compilation - 50%
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Three contact hours per week plus several hours preparation.
Requisite and Incompatibility
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