Courses & Units

Chinese to English Translation HMC327

Hobart

Introduction

This unit aims to introduce students to the basic theories and principles in translation and the fundamental skills in the translation of various genres including texts drawn from areas such as business and trade, law, science and technology, and news. This unit is suitable for students who have successfully completed HMC319 and HMC320, international students who are native speakers of Mandarin Chinese and its dialects, and heritage students whose Chinese is native-like.

Summary

Unit name Chinese to English Translation
Unit code HMC327
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline Global Cultures and Languages
Coordinator

Dr Lucy Li

Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic

Key

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International students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 12/7/2021 10/8/2021 30/8/2021 17/10/2021

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Learning Outcomes

  1. Acquire basic skills and techniques in English to Chinese translation of different genres.
  2. Explain linguistic and cultural differences across text genres.
  3. Apply the code of ethics in translation.
  4. Analyse and interpret an English source text.

Fees

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

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Teaching

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Textbooks

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