CHIN 3006 - Translation for Chinese Speakers: Chinese-English III

North Terrace Campus - Semester 2 - 2018

This course is to develop students' basic practical skills in translation from Chinese into English. It focuses on developing students' skills in applying knowledge and experience to their understanding, interpretation and production of texts of various genres. The course incorporates theoretical concepts with practice. It introduces different approaches to translation to help students be aware of their own perceptions of translation and translation process. It exposes students to the features and requirements of text production for different genres in both Chinese and English and to translation practice in various areas that is relevant to everyday life, including society, business and trade, law and media. Students also have an opportunity to use computer-based skills and the internet for translation purposes.

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