CHIN 7013EX - Translation and Interpreting Internship

External - Semester 2 - 2019

This course offers valuable learning to students from both Chinese and English speaking backgrounds, to enhance their translation and interpreting expertise in an 84-hour supervised practicum. This unit consists of three components: (1) observation of a practitioner approaching particular translation and/or interpreting tasks; (2) simulated work experience; and (3) work experience at an institution assigned and/or approved by the co-ordinator. Upon completion of this course, students are expected to (1) have accumulated competence, confidence and experience adequate for a future career in professional translation and interpreting; and (2) have developed an in-depth understanding of, and a clear conviction for the career of a professional translator and interpreter. Successful completion of the translation & interpreting internship is compulsory for recommendation for NAATI tests in translation and interpreting.

  • General Course Information
    Course Details
    Course Code CHIN 7013EX
    Course Translation and Interpreting Internship
    Coordinating Unit Centre for Asian Studies
    Term Semester 2
    Level Postgraduate Coursework
    Location/s External
    Units 3
    Contact 84 hours total
    Available for Study Abroad and Exchange
    Prerequisites Students who have successfully completed and/or are undertaking a translation course concurrently
    Incompatible CHIN 5015
    Assumed Knowledge Fluency in both Chinese and English
    Restrictions Available to M.A.(Int,Trans & Transc Comm) , G Dip InterpTrnsltn & TrnscultComm students only
    Course Description This course offers valuable learning to students from both Chinese and English speaking backgrounds, to enhance their translation and interpreting expertise in an 84-hour supervised practicum. This unit consists of three components: (1) observation of a practitioner approaching particular translation and/or interpreting tasks; (2) simulated work experience; and (3) work experience at an institution assigned and/or approved by the co-ordinator. Upon completion of this course, students are expected to (1) have accumulated competence, confidence and experience adequate for a future career in professional translation and interpreting; and (2) have developed an in-depth understanding of, and a clear conviction for the career of a professional translator and interpreter. Successful completion of the translation & interpreting internship is compulsory for recommendation for NAATI tests in translation and interpreting.
    Course Staff

    Course Coordinator: Dr Ning Zhang

    Course Timetable

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  • Learning Outcomes
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    Course Grading

    Grades for your performance in this course will be awarded in accordance with the following scheme:

    M10 (Coursework Mark Scheme)
    Grade Mark Description
    FNS   Fail No Submission
    F 1-49 Fail
    P 50-64 Pass
    C 65-74 Credit
    D 75-84 Distinction
    HD 85-100 High Distinction
    CN   Continuing
    NFE   No Formal Examination
    RP   Result Pending

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