HLT in translation practice (2) 810

Module code TRL 810
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Module content

Advanced translation principles and practice. Students apply their knowledge of the use of HLT (human language technology) in translation practice. Specialisation in various types of translation such as technical translation, legal translation, literary translation (prose and/or poetry), administrative translation (service prose), translation of advertisements, etc. Students choose their field(s) of specialisation in consultation with the lecturer, using any language combination offered by the Language Departments, provided that the particular language combination can be accommodated during any given year. Where possible, practising translators specialising in the various types of translation are invited to participate in the module.

Module credits 20.00
Contact time 1 lecture per week
Language of tuition Double Medium
Academic organisation African Languages
Period of presentation Semester 1 or Semester 2

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