Courses & Units

Chinese to English Translation HMC327

Introduction

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

Summary

Unit name Chinese to English Translation
Unit code HMC327
Credit points 12.5
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

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Online Semester 2 Off-Campus International 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 10/7/2023 8/8/2023 28/8/2023 15/10/2023

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Learning Outcomes

  • 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 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
$515.00 $515.00 not applicable $2,213.00

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Weekly 1 hour lecture and 2 hour tutorial

(off-campus students attend the tutorial via zoom)

AssessmentFinal Exam (40%)|Mid-semester exam (30%)|Translation Project (20%)|Participation (10%)
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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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