Course Title: Analyse texts to be translated (LOTE)

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6109

Course Title: Analyse texts to be translated (LOTE)

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 20.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


365T Global, Urban & Social Studies


Term1 2012,
Term1 2013,
Term1 2014,
Term2 2012,
Term2 2013

Course Contact: Miranda Lai

Course Contact Phone: +(61 3) 9925 3523

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers skills and knowledge required to read and analyse a written message in a source language for the purpose of later transfer to a target language, identifying the context, purpose and intent of the author and key linguistic, cultural, societal and situational elements to be conveyed in the future language transfer process.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

PSPTIS508A Analyse texts to be translated (LOTE)


1. Identifying translating requirements and expectations of audience.

2. Analyse language of source text.

3. Analyse grammar and cohesion of source text.

4. resolve difficulties.

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment will be ongoing during the semester, and you will receive feedback on your progress. You will undertake a variety of assessment tasks and activities to assess your level of competence against key elements and performance criteria.

The assessment tasks/activities may include, but are not limited to:

- Assignments involving analysis of texts and written commentary

- Individual/group projects

- Group discussions

- Debates