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KOR2480

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr In-Jung Cho

Synopsis

This unit aims to extend proficiency acquired in the unit 'Korean to English Translation 1'. This subject will place more emphasis on advanced grammar and various text transfer techniques, so that students can understand the problems of translating from both linguistic and cultural perspectives.

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this unit students will be able to:

  1. Develop the good comparative linguistic knowledge of Korean and English.
  2. Improve their understanding of source texts and apply analytic skills of the factors that affect the translation of source texts into the target language.
  3. Acquire important techniques of translation from Korean to English.

Assessment

Written work and class exercises/tasks: 70%
Exam: 30%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr In-Jung Cho

Contact hours

One 3-hour seminar per week

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Korean and Korean studies

Prerequisites

KOR1470 or equivalent

Prohibitions

KOR1480, KOR3480