Courses & Units

Chinese Translation Skills and Practice HMC316

Hobart

Introduction

This unit aims to develop students’ practical skills and techniques of translation from English to Chinese. It is suitable for students who have successfully completed HMC319 and HMC320, or international students who are native speakers of Mandarin Chinese and its dialects. It is also suitable for heritage students whose Chinese is native-like.

Summary

Unit name Chinese Translation Skills and Practice
Unit code HMC316
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline Global Cultures and Languages
Coordinator Doctor Wei (Lucy) Li
Available as student elective? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 22/2/2021 23/3/2021 12/4/2021 30/5/2021

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

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Learning Outcomes

  • 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 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
091515 $493.00 $493.00 not applicable $2,108.00
  • Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
  • HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
  • FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4

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Requisites

Prerequisites

HMC319 & HMC320 or equivalent. Prerequisites waived for native Chinese speakers.

Teaching

AssessmentTest or quiz (10%)|Examination - invigilated (internally) (35%)|Examination - invigilated (externally - Exams Office) (40%)|Tutorial Participation/Other Participation (15%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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