- Code VIET6015
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Culture History and Language
- ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
- Course subject Vietnamese
- Areas of interest Asian Languages, Cultural Studies
- Academic career PGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
Syllabus: This course is to develop Vietnamese-English and English-Vietnamese translation skills with particular reference to specific fields relevant to participants’ professional requirements. It is designed to familiarize students with available reference and technological resources. It involves regular written and oral tasks in the participants’ first language and in Vietnamese. On completion of this course, the student will be able to translate standard documents within their field and begin to interpret in oral communication situations
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:On satisfying the requirements of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills at an Independent level of Vietnamese to:
1. Demonstrate knowledge of translation theory and practice, and apply it to specific problems encountered in translation between English and Vietnamese, and vice versa.
2. Demonstrate an understanding of issues in translating from English into Vietnamese, and vice versa, including assessing translation tasks, identifying the place of register, reflecting the styles of different genres, and addressing issues of pragmatic and cultural interpretation.
3. Recognize and apply common techniques to complete a translation task of specific areas of interest to the student.
Proposed Assessment: Short bi-weekly unseen translation/interpretation tasks (30 per cent); translation into and from Vietnamese (25 per cent); translation/interpretation project into Vietnamese (15 per cent); final examination (30 per cent)
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Contact Hours: One lecture and one tutorial per week
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