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Introduction to Translation and Interpreting - TRAN870

This unit introduces students to translation and interpreting studies. The unit provides an overview of the development of theories and their application to translation and interpreting practice. We will discuss theories relevant to translation including linguistic theories such as equivalence theory and translation shifts as well as functionalist theories. Early cognitive theories of interpreting will be discussed as well as interactional sociolinguistic approaches to understanding dialogue interpreting.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

S1 Day - Session 1, North Ryde, Day

S1 Online - Session 1, Online

S2 Day - Session 2, North Ryde, Day

S2 Online - Session 2, Online

Staff Contact(s): Dr Jing Fang, Dr Helen Slatyer

Admission to MTransInter or MTransInterMIntRel or MTransInterMAppLingTESOL or MAdvTransInterStud and GradDipTransInter or GradCertCommInter Prerequisite Information


NCCW(s): TRAN816
Unit Designation(s):
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Linguistics

Faculty of Human Sciences

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