• 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
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Mode of delivery In Person

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

Learning Outcomes

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. 

Indicative Assessment

Short bi-weekly unseen translation/interpretation tasks (30%); translation into and from Vietnamese (25%); translation/interpretation project into Vietnamese (15%); final examination (30%)

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Workload

One lecture and one tutorial 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.

Prescribed Texts

Materials will be provided on wattle. 

Majors

Minors

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:
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
2019 $3000
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2019 $4560
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

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