This unit aims to develop students’ practical skills and techniques of translation from English to Chinese. It is suitable for students who are native speakers of Mandarin Chinese and its dialects. It is also suitable for heritage or non-heritage students whose Chinese is native-like.
|Unit name||Chinese Translation Skills and Practice|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
|Discipline||Global Cultures and Languages|
|Coordinator||Doctor Lucy Li|
|Available as an elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- Apply basic theories and principles used for translation, appreciating linguistic differences between English and Chinese.
- Analyse and interpret an English source text.
- Apply basic skills and techniques to translate English texts into Chinese.
- Produce accurate and natural translations giving appropriate consideration to target language grammar and conventions.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1,3||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3||Domestic Full Fee 4|
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Weekly 2 hour workshop
|Assessment||Mid-semester Exam (30%)|Final Exam (40%)|Reflection report (20%)|Participation (10%)|
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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