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JIT4200 - Theory and Practice of Translation B

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Masato Takimoto


Not offered in 2007


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.


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 per week