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Theory and Practice of Translation B (6 points)


Leader: Masato Takimoto

Clayton First semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton First semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: Students will gain an understanding of the basic skills of English-Japanese translation and practice in translating from a number of texts. Common mistakes made in translating and various strategies for translating set texts are discussed.

Assessment: Weekly exercises: 30% + Mid-semester test (translation of text of approx. 1000 words within time limit): 20% + End-of-semester test (translation of a long set text): 50%

Contact Hours: 1.5 hour lecture

Prerequisites: Monash post-level D Japanese or equivalent

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