Translation principles and techniques 710

Modulekode TRL 710
Kwalifikasie Postgraduate
Fakulteit Faculty of Humanities

*Only for students who have not done any translation modules at undergraduate level.
Basic translation skills, such as source text analysis, translation methods and translation aids. Translation in a multilingual and multicultural speech community such as South Africa. Equivalence at word level  and above word level. Problems of equivalence in a variety of texts. Translation and language varieties such as dialects, code-switching, sociolects, etc. Translation of culture-bound texts. Practical translations of a limited variety of different text types in any two languages offered by the Language Departments, provided that the particular language combination can be accommodated during any given year.

Modulekrediete 20.00
NQF Level 08
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 1 lecture per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department African Languages
Period of presentation Semester 1

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