Case Studies in Chinese Translation (CHNS3621)


The unit is designed to introduce students to the theoretical and practical aspects surrounding the work of Chinese/English translation. Through selected readings of existing translations and their associated critical apparatus, as well as theoretical treatments of the issue of translation, students will develop a detailed knowledge of the theoretical and methodological issues in Chinese translation.

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


1x1500wd theoretical essay (30%), 1x2000wd mini research project (40%), 1xoral presentation (equivalent to 500wds) (20%), tutorial discussion (equivalent to 500wds) (10%)

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CHNS1304 or CHNS3605 or CHNS3610

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