Undergraduate Course: Japanese Language 4B-1 (combined) (ASST10123)
|School||School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures
||College||College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This course provides non-native Japanese students with the essential translation skills, also covering relevant theoretical implications. The work is on a wide range of exercises and activities, which include speed translation, reading of parallel texts, synopsis writing in the target language, and evaluation of text translated by both human and non-human translators.
All students will be given a formative feedback exercise that will be helpful for the assessment for this course and students' general academic development.
Week 1 Introductory lecture (no tutorial)
Week 2 Lecture 2: Contrastive Language Studies
Week 3 E-J tutorial (lec-2 tutorial)
Week 4 E-J tutorial (lec-2 tutorial)
Week 5 Lecture-3: Language skills for Literary Translation
Week 6 E-J tutorial (lec-3 tutorial)
Week 7 E-J tutorial (lec-3 tutorial)
Week 8 Lecture-4: Support tools in Translation Practice
Week 9 E-J tutorial (lec-4 tutorial)
Week 10 E-J tutorial (lec-4 tutorial)
Week 11 Lecture-5 (no tutorial)
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
|Additional Costs|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
| By the end of this course, students will be able to produce accurate, effective and natural translations in the target language.
|This course has a strong practical orientation, thus there is no reading list.|
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Designed to develop following transferable skills:
Language analysis, planning, product evaluation, collaboration, and presentation.
|Keywords||AS Jap Lang 4B1
|Course organiser||Dr Yoko Sturt
Tel: (0131 6)50 4228
|Course secretary||Mr David Horn
Tel: (0131 6)50 4227