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Theory and Practice of Translation A (6 points)


Leader: TBA

Not offered in 2003.

Synopsis: This unit provides an introduction to some of the theoretical issues which must be considered when approaching a translation, with special attention given to the ethical issues and to the potential for value adding in the translation process. Practical strategies for getting a translation under way. Experience in translating a variety of different types of texts.

Assessment: Written assignments (3500 words): 70% + Examination (1 hour): 30%

Contact Hours: 1.5 hours per week

Prerequisites: Monash post-level D Japanese or equivalent

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