units

ATS3150

Faculty of Arts

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
Organisational UnitJapanese Studies
OfferedNot offered in 2013
Coordinator(s)Dr Masato Takimoto

Notes

Previously coded JPL3100

Synopsis

This unit is an introduction to the theoretical and practical skills required for interpreting and translating between Japanese and English. It is designed for students with advanced competence in both Japanese and English, and will address both linguistic skills and interpreting/translating skills. While not intended to bring students to a professional level, the course will enhance students' ability to perform the informal interpreting and translating tasks. It will also provide a good foundation for further study in this area.

Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this unit, students will:

  1. be aware of basic theoretical issues concerning interpreting and translating and their practical implications
  2. have developed strategies for processing spoken and written texts from English into Japanese and vice versa
  3. have improved their competence in Japanese.

Assessment

Written work: 20%
Performance activities: 30%
Tests: 50%

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

4 hours (1 x 2 hour seminar and 1 x 2 hour tutorial) per week

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

Prerequisites

Japanese 9 or equivalent

Prohibitions