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Module Specifications

Archived Version 2010 - 2011

Module Title Japanese Translation Practice
Module Code JA208
School SALIS

Online Module Resources

Module Co-ordinatorDr Minako O'HaganOffice NumberCG52
Level 2 Credit Rating 5
Pre-requisite None
Co-requisite None
Module Aims
To introduce the student to a range of types of translation, with a view to providing a basic understanding of general translation practice.

Learning Outcomes
 Appreciate issues of register and text type etc. as they relate to the translation of texts.  Translate a limited range of general texts in certain fields from Japanese into English Source and utilise appropriate background documentation of relevance to the task of translation. Develop a basic understanding of the use of translation resources/aids in the production of translations.

Indicative Time Allowances
Independent Learning Time 75

Total 75
Assume that a 5 credit module load represents approximately 75 hours' work, which includes all teaching, in-course assignments, laboratory work or other specialised training and an estimated private learning time associated with the module.

Indicative Syllabus
Continuous Assessment0% Examination Weight100%
Indicative Reading List
Recommended:M. Baker (1992) In Other Words. A Coursebook in Translation, London: RoutledgeP. Newmark (1988) A Textbook of Translation. London: Prentice Hall.
Programme or List of Programmes
ALISBA in Applied Language and Intercultural
IBLJBA in Inter. Business & Lang. (Japanese)