Faculty of Arts


FRENCH 320

French Translation Practice


Description

This course is designed for students wishing to develop practical translation skills and provides an introduction to professional translation.

All classes will have a hands-on, practical focus. The course will provide an introduction to translation as a process and a product. Text types may include journalistic, literary, academic, administrative, technical and consumer-oriented texts.

By the end of this course, students will have gained the skills needed to accurately translate a variety of text types from French into English, for a variety of target audiences. Students will also learn how to tackle sentence-level translation from English into French, including a focus on contrastive analysis.

 

Assessment

Coursework + exam

Availability 2020

Semester 2

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Dr Trudy Agar

Reading/Texts

Hervey and Higgins, Thinking French Translation, Routledge, 2002.

Assessment

Coursework + exam

Points

FRENCH 320: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

FRENCH 304

Restrictions

FRENCH 720


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