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JIT4843 - Advanced Theory and Practice of Translation

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Masato Takimoto


Clayton Second semester 2007 (Day)


Considers recent developments in theories of translation regarding stylistic, syntactic, cultural, lexical and terminological issues in a variety of written genres. The use of computers as aids for terminology studies, glossary building and editing.


Translation assignments (6500 words): 80%
Final test (45 minutes): 20%

Contact hours

3 hours (2 x 1 hour lectures and 1 x 1 hour tutorial) per week


JIT4200 or equivalent.