AIX301 - Advanced Writing and Translation Skills in Languages

Year:

2023 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Online

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

Nil

Prerequisite:

Students must complete one unit from AIF342, ALS350, AIB342, AIC382 or approval of unit chair

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150-hours over the trimester undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

1 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week (a one hour ‘break out’ online seminar group for each language cohort, with an academic from Arabic, Chinese, Indonesian, Spanish)

Content

This unit further develops students’ writing skills in their language of choice while critically engaging in different written genres in that language. In addition to writing in the target language, there is a focus on practical experience in translating authentic source texts between students’ language of specialisation and???English. Practical experience is complemented???by exploring key ideas in translation theory that inform contemporary practice. Students will develop key skills for effective translation, which may include using and critiquing resources such as dictionaries and automated translation tools.

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