Units of Study

MGRK2609 - Theory and Practice of Translation A

Semester 1, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Panayota Nazou

Description

This unit offers an introduction to translation including both basic techniques and advanced skills. Students practice translation both from Greek to English and from English to Greek. Introductory lectures in the theory of translation will incorporate contemporary approaches, and will provide a solid foundation for the better understanding of translation as cultural mediation.

Assessments

Continuous assessment (equivalent to 1000wd) (20%), 2x class tests (equivalent to 2000wd) (50%), 1x take home exam (equivalent to 1500wd) (30%)

Textbooks

Supplied through the department.

Classes

1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Prerequisites

MGRK1202 or MGRK1402 or MGRK1622 or MGRK2002 or MGRK2602

Prohibitions

MGRK3210

Additional Information

As part of the 2014 curriculum review this unit of study has been replaced by MGRK3607. This unit of study will not be offered again.

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In addition to the core language studies units, the undergraduate program includes other units of study that deal with cultural and literary themes and translation. The following is a list of units that are currently offered on rotation each year.

  • MGRK2603 Style and Expression
  • MGRK2604 Comparison of Greek and English
  • MGRK2605 Theory and Practice of Translation B
  • MGRK2606 Varieties and Registers
  • MGRK2609 Theory and Practice of Translation A
  • MGRK2621 Greek Modernism
  • MGRK2622 The Other Road to Greek Modernity
  • MGRK2631 Cultural Identities
  • MGRK2633 Social Norms/Stereotypes in Greek Cinema
  • MGRK2652 Politics and Politicians in Greece
  • MGRK2653 Sex, Drugs and Music in Modern Greece
  • MGRK2655 Modern Greek Art
  • MGRK2657 Greece and the European Imaginary
  • MGRK2675 New Testament Greek and its World A
  • MGRK2676 New Testament Greek and its World B
  • MGRK2682 Sports and Contemporary Culture
  • MGRK2691 Sociolinguistics in the Greek Diaspora
  • MGRK3692 Theories of Literature