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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton Second semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Marc Orlando


Previously coded FRN4805


As for ATS3083


On completion of this subject students will have

  1. Developed linguistic skills in translating from French into English and English into French
  2. Gained a basic knowledge of theoretical issues related to translation
  3. Gained a knowledge of issues involved in the translation process
  4. Enhanced their ability to analyse various types of texts, and
  5. Acquired an understanding of issues of comparative stylistics and a more developed sense of the richness of both languages.


Tutorial participation: 5%
Translation assessments (1500 words): 25%
Long translation and critical component (2000 words): 30%
Group translation presented in class (equivalent 500 words): 15%
Examination (500 words): 25%

Fourth year students will be expected to read more extensively and independently in theoretical and critical literature and this should be reflected in their critical work and presentation.

Chief examiner(s)

Marc Orlando

Contact hours

3 tutorial hours per week