Translation theory 851

Module code TRL 851
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Module content

*This module is compulsory for students who wish to do their mini-dissertation with a focus on translation.
Study of the main characteristics of, and comparison between various translation models, such as text-oriented, functional, process-centred and reception-based translation. The shift from prescriptive theory to descriptive work in the field of translation studies. Corpus-based translation studies (CTS); theory and practice; the use and application of HLT (human language technology) in CTS.

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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