Introduction to Translation

Introduction to Translation
Readings, individual research projects, and group translation activities. How the translation profession works. Developing the ability to translate general financial and legal texts. Learning to read texts critically.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesPORT 321
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining PORT 414
Course Outcomes

Vocabulary development

Students will produce a log of their own malapropisms and false cognates (minimum 100 words or conjugational parts).

Professional level translations

Students will produce, after several edited iterations, a legible translation of a professional treatise or work of fiction, appropriate to the social register of their audience.