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Module Specifications

Archived Version 2005 - 2006

Module Title Specialised Translation: Economic/Administrative (Japanese)
Module Code JA401
School SALIS

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Level 4 Credit Rating 5
Pre-requisite None
Co-requisite None
Module Aims
7 Develop your ability to translate texts at an advanced level 7 Enhance your autonomy in sourcing appropriate background documentation 7 Enable you to deal competently with issues of equivalence and difference 7 Prepare you for submission of professional translation assignments

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to: 7 translate accurately and in an appropriate style 7 present work in a professional manner 7 begin to estimate the cost and value of your work

Indicative Time Allowances
Lectures 24
Tutorials 0
Laboratories 0
Seminars 0
Independent Learning Time 51

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
MATERIALS: A range of SL text types will be used for translation practice, including: · Company reports · Economic reports and forecasts · Statistical analyses · Marketing and commercial documentation TEACHING AND LEARNING METHODS: Lectures, group tutorials (max group size 20 students), based on pre-set work, assignments and translation practice. You will be required to attend classes and to prepare and submit translations.
Continuous Assessment0% Examination Weight100%
Indicative Reading List
Essential: Background documentation in SL and TL, print and electronic General and specialised monolingual, bilingual and multilingual dictionaries Language specific reference sources to be specified by the module co-ordinators
Programme or List of Programmes
ALJBA in Applied Languages (Japanese)
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BSSAOStudy Abroad (DCU Business School)
ECSAStudy Abroad (Engineering & Computing)
ECSAOStudy Abroad (Engineering & Computing)
HMSAStudy Abroad (Humanities & Soc Science)
HMSAOStudy Abroad (Humanities & Soc Science)
SHSAStudy Abroad (Science & Health)
SHSAOStudy Abroad (Science & Health)