Leader: Masato Takimoto
Not offered in 2006.
Synopsis: Students will gain an understanding of the basic skills of English-Japanese translation and practice in translating from a number of texts. Common mistakes made in translating and various strategies for translating set texts are discussed.
Assessment: Weekly exercises: 30% + Mid-semester test (translation of text of approx. 1000 words within time limit): 20% + End-of-semester test (translation of a long set text): 50%
Contact Hours: 1.5 hour lecture per week