This unit aims to introduce students to the basic theories and principles in translation and the fundamental skills required for Chinese to English translation. 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 to English Translation|
|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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- Acquire basic skills and techniques in Chinese to English translation.
- Explain linguistic and cultural differences between English and Chinese.
- Understand basic translation concepts and theories as well as the code of ethics in translation.
- Analyse and interpret Chinese source text.
|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 1 hour lecture and 2 hour tutorial
(off-campus students attend the tutorial via zoom)
|Assessment||Participation (10%)|Translation Project (20%)|Mid-semester exam (30%)|Final Exam (40%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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