Advanced Practical Translation (TRNS6903)

UNIT OF STUDY

Practice in translating longer and more complex texts, such as contracts, reports, technical and scientific papers, manuals, financial documents, and political speeches. Half of the class hours will be devoted to translation from English to LOTE, and half from LOTE to English. The final examination in translation will be set and marked to NAATI accreditation standards.

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Classes

2x2-hr seminars/week

Assessment

weekly assignments (equivalent to 5000wds in English) (30%), 1xgroup project (equivalent to 2000wds in English) (20%), 1xreflective essay (equivalent to 2000wds in English) (10%), 1xportfolio presentation and interview (10%), 1x2hr exam (equivalent to 500

Faculty/department permission required?

Yes

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