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Advanced Theory and Practice of Translation ( 12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL)


Leader: Masato Takimoto

Clayton Second semester 2006 (Day)

Synopsis: Considers recent developments in theories of translation regarding stylistic, syntactic, cultural, lexical and terminological issues in a variety of written genres. The use of computers as aids for terminology studies, glossary building and editing.

Assessment: Translation assignments (6500 words): 80% + Final test (45 minutes): 20%

Contact Hours: 3 hours (2 x 1 hour lectures and 1 x 1 hour tutorial) per week

Prerequisites: JIT4200 or equivalent.