- Code LANG8016
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Language Studies
- Areas of interest Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, Translation Studies, Language Studies
- Academic career PGRD
- Dr Zhengdao Ye
- Mode of delivery In Person
Second Semester 2024
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This is a supervised project, involving no program of lectures. A translation into English or from English of a previously untranslated literary or non-literary text will be accompanied by a detailed commentary in which the process of translation is described and the motivation for the translation choices set forth. Students will be required to devote attention to semantic, syntactic, structural and lexical differences between the languages in question, in addition to cross-cultural matters and, where appropriate, questions of aesthetics. The commentary will be informed by reading in the field of Translation Studies.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- analyse primary material and construct a text profile;
- critically apply theoretical frameworks to the creation of translation;
- translate competently and solve translation problems creatively;
- recognise fundamental issues in translation; and
- explain the basis of decision-making.
Indicative Assessment1x analysis of source text profile, 800 words (15%) [Learning Outcome: 1]
1 x 10-minute oral presentation (10%) [Learning Outcomes: 2, 4, 5]
1x translation, equivalent to 3,500 English words (45%) [Learning Outcomes: 2, 3, 4]
1 x commentary, 2,500 words (30%) [Learning Outcomes: 1, 2, 4, 5]
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 12 hours of contact over 12 weeks: 6 hours of individual contact hours and 6 hours of workshop and workshop-like activities ; and
b) 118 hours of independent student research, reading, writing and translating.
Requisite and Incompatibility
You will need to contact the School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics to request a permission code to enrol in this course.
Assumed KnowledgeReading knowledge of a second language at an advanced level, students will be expected to have completed either LANG6001 or LANG6002 or equivalent to get permission to enrol.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|8012||22 Jul 2024||29 Jul 2024||31 Aug 2024||25 Oct 2024||In Person||N/A|