Chinese Translation (CHNS3610)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit aims to develop written fluency in Chinese and English through translation practice. The unit is designed to further develop students' advanced writing and translation skills. Practical tasks will include translation from English into Chinese and vice versa, using a wide range of texts, including newspaper reports, advertisements, product package text, film subtitles, tourist brochures, web pages, and relatively simple technical, legal and official documents.

Further unit of study information

Classes

1x1hr lecture/week; 1x2hr tutorial/week

Assessment

1x1000wd Exam (25%), 1x1000wd mini practicum project (25%), 1x500wd reflective Essay (10%), 5x translation assignments equivalent to 2000wds total (40%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

(CHNS1303 and CHNS1304) or CHNS3604 or CHNS3612

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.