Description
TRANSLATION THEORY AND PRACTICE
This course is intended for speakers of English who possess advanced Chinese proficiency. It is an overview of theory and practice of translation from Chinese to English, including the training on hands-on translation practices. Students will use real-life translation materials such as news articles, legal documents, commercial flyers, financial reports, and technical manuals to simulate a professional translation process. Basic techniques and strategies that are practiced commonly in the translation field will be introduced and further reinforced through lectures, and research and analysis of Chinese-English bilingual websites.
Details
Grading Basis
LG/SNC Elective Basis
Units
3
Component
Lecture - Required
Course Attributes
Cross-Cultural Awareness
Social Science
Pmathic Ctext: Global&Cr. Cult
Pmathic Ctext: Soc/Behav
Offering
Course
CHIN 1700
Academic Group
Dietrich Sch Arts and Sciences
Academic Organization
East Asian Languages & Lit
Campus
Pittsburgh Campus
Enrollment Requirements
PREQ: CHIN 1021 (MIN GRADE 'B-')
Typically Offered
Spring