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.