Courses & Units

Japanese-English, English-Japanese Interpreting HMJ337

Introduction

Designed for advanced students of Japanese to provide basic vocational training in the skills of interpreting from Japanese to English, and English to Japanese. Students are required to master specialised vocabulary, honorific expressions and the conventions of speech and behaviour essential for appropriate performance in the profession of interpreting. Students are also familiarised with the legal and ethical aspects of interpreting, as well as with the codes of conduct of national and international professional associations of interpreters.

Summary

Unit name Japanese-English, English-Japanese Interpreting
Unit code HMJ337
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Arts
School of Humanities
Discipline Asian Languages & Studies
Teaching staff Ms Yukiko Burns
Level Advanced
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit?

Availability

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Note

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Fees

Domestic

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Requisites

Prerequisites

  • DN results in 25% 300 level HMJ units

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

Teaching

Teaching Pattern3 hours per week, seminar/practical
AssessmentWeekly assignments, presentation of practical demonstrations and oral/aural tests (50%), oral/aural end-of-sem exam (30 mins per student) (50%)
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Textbooks

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