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English-Chinese Translation 1 - CHN252

Many students think they can produce good translation in Chinese if they are proficient in both English and Chinese, but conducting effective translation needs special knowledge and skills. This unit introduces useful translation knowledge and skills. Students will learn how to analyse various English texts in terms of their genre, style, register and potential reader. Students will learn how to conduct Chinese translation which meets the needs of Chinese readers. They will also become familiar with translation procedure and be able to identify and solve problems when translating from English into Chinese. This unit is for Chinese background speakers or students who have passed HSK 5 or an equivalent level.

Credit Points: 3
When Offered:

S1 Day - Session 1, North Ryde, Day

Staff Contact(s): Dr Lan Zhang

Permission by special approval Prerequisite Information


Unit Designation(s):
Unit Type:
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of International Studies

Faculty of Arts

Course structures, including unit offerings, are subject to change.
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