Units of Study

MGRK2609 - Theory and Practice of Translation A

Semester 1, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Panayota Nazou


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.


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


Supplied through the department.


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


MGRK1202 or MGRK1402 or MGRK1622 or MGRK2002 or MGRK2602



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As part of the 2014 curriculum review this unit of study has been replaced by MGRK3607.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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