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KOR3460 - Studies in Translation: English - Korean, Part 2

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Young-A Cho


Clayton Second semester 2007 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2007 (Flexible)


This unit aims to extend proficiency acquired in the subject KOR2450. This subject will place more emphasis on technical aspects of language translation and introduce various text transfer techniques, so that students can understand the problems of translating from both linguistic and cultural perspectives.


Upon successful completion of this unit students will be able to:

  1. Comprehend and analyse most varieties and registers of language encountered in texts related to topical social issues.
  2. Integrate their acquired translation skills with practical knowledge of the translation industry.


Translation assignment (2000 words): 50%
Final examination (2 hours): 30%
Class exercises: 20%

Contact hours

4 hours (2 x 1 hour lectures and 2 x 1 hour tutorials) fortnightly classes and 2 hours on-line discussion per week


KOR3450 or its equivalent