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DRPS : Course Catalogue : School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures : European Languages and Cultures - Hispanic Studies

Undergraduate Course: Spanish 4Hons - Language Paper 2 - Translation (ELCH10027)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Literatures, Languages and Cultures CollegeCollege of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate) AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits10 ECTS Credits5
SummaryThe development of supplementary language skills
Course description This course will focus on translation from Spanish into English, looking at a range of styles and registers.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements Entry to Spanish Hons required, unless taken as part of Spanish 3
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2020/21, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Quota:  55
Course Start Full Year
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 100 ( Lecture Hours 22, Summative Assessment Hours 2, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 74 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) Coursework 100%: 3 take-home coursework translations with commentary (400 words per translation [total 1200],
250 words per commentary [total 750])
Feedback Not entered
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. translate competently from Spanish in a variety of styles and registers and in a range of genres;
  2. deal effectively with cultural and linguistic differences between texts in Spanish and English;
  3. engage successfully with register, idiom, rhythm, nuance and ambiguity in translation;
  4. demonstrate competence in the identification, analysis and evaluation of the translation problems that the texts raise with reflection upon process.
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
KeywordsDELC Spanish 4 LP2
Contacts
Course organiserDr Jessica Gordon-Burroughs
Tel: (0131 6)50 3679
Email: j.gordonburroughs@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMiss Kat Zabecka
Tel: (0131 6)50 4026
Email: K.Zabecka@ed.ac.uk
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