Translation principles and techniques 710

Module code TRL 710
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Module content

*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.

Module credits 20.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 1 lecture per week
Language of tuition Afrikaans and English is used in one class
Academic organisation African Languages
Period of presentation Semester 1

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