Translation Project (TRNS6905)

UNIT OF STUDY

A translator's work involves many tasks beyond linguistic translation: negotiating with clients, defining the translation's scope, research domain-specific knowledge and terminology, project management, and collaborating with texters, web-designers and proof-readers. This unit sees a translation project (simulated or real) through from start to finish - from project acquisition to publication. Translation projects will differ each year, will be conducted on a group basis, and may be from English into LOTE or vice versa.

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Classes

1x2-hr seminar/week

Assessment

1x5000wd portfolio of evidence of contributions to a group project, including individual draft translations (100%)

Faculty/department permission required?

Yes

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