Course Title: Analyse texts to be translated (LOTE)
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Teaching Period: Term1 2012
Course Code: LANG5769C
Course Title: Analyse texts to be translated (LOTE)
School: 365T Global Studies, Soc Sci & Plng
Campus: City Campus
Program: C6109 - Advanced Diploma of Translating
Course Contact : Miranda Lai
Course Contact Phone: +(61 3) 9925 3523
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Nominal Hours: 20
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Pre-requisites and Co-requisites
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.
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
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.
1. Identify source language, including register and style.
Details of Learning Activities
The central activity in this unit is to analyse the source and identify potential difficulties and reolving these prior to transfer process. Students will undertake a translation project. .
The weekly teaching schedule and practice material from various domains relevant to professional translation practice will be provided in class/lab by the teacher.
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
Assessment Task 1: Translation project . This is incorporated in the Assessment Task 1 for LANG5775. Due date : (This will be advised by the teacher when the project is assigned) (This task assesses Elements 1, 2, 3,4 )
Each student will be given a translation assignment in a simulated translation project involving independent checking and focus group by target language speakers.
Each student will analyse the source text and identify and resolve difficulties before commencing transfer. This task will be assessed COMPETENT or NOT YET COMPETENT.
Assessment Task 2: DUE DATE (will be advised by the teacher) Translation of 2 passages of approx. 250 English words each in class/computer lab in timed test. Students will be expected to analyse the source text and identify and resolve difficulties before commencing transfer. This will be graded.
Assessment Task 3: DUE DATE (will be advised by the teacher) Transl ation of 2 passages of approx. 250 English words each in class/computer lab in timed test . Students will be expected to analyse the source text and identify and resolve difficulties before commencing transfer. This will be graded.
CHD - Competent with High Distinction
CDI - Competent with Distinction
CC - Competent with Credit
CAG - Competent with Pass
NYC - Not Yet Competent
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