Chinese Translation Practice

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Chinese Translation Practice

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Asian Studies, Chinese

  • Language Level

    Intermediate

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    5
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    2
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    3
  • Overview

    Description
    The module aims to introduce the students to a range of types of translation and provide them a basic understanding of general translation practice.

    Learning Outcomes
    1. Translate short texts from Chinese into English.
    2. Use appropriate background documentation relevant to the task of translation (e.g. dictionaries).
    3. Produce grammatically correct, natural English texts.
    4. Demonstrate an awareness of translation challenges such as register and collocation.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.