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Advanced Methodology in Translation Studies (6 points)


Leader: Heinz Kreutz

Not offered in 2003.

Synopsis: The unit aims to explore, with a special focus on Translation Studies, the scope, relevance and nature of research. It will address questions and areas such as: methodological principles for translation research and for writing theory- related research papers, including an overview of research and research discussions and initiatives taking place in Translation Studies, the exploration theory-related research in translation studies, the special requirements for the translation of LSP-texts (Language for Special Purposes), including aspects of register, style, genre, terminologies, norms and standards), linguistic levels and translation theory, language as social interaction.

Assessment: Research project (3000 words): 55% + three practical exercises (1500 words): 45%

Contact Hours: 2 hours (1 lecture and 1 seminar) per week

Prerequisites: TRN4040, TRN4030, TRN4050 and TRN4000

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