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Theory and Practice of Translation B ( 6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL)


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