10 Credits SPRING

Co-requisites: FRE2004

Aims/Description: This unit is the second of two linked 10 credit modules, which consider the practice and analysis of translation of specialised documentation (commercial and technical translation), creative writing (literary translation) and the translation of hybrid text genres such as websites or advertisements, from French into English. This semester 2 module will give students a solid grasp of the technical and cultural issues surrounding the practice of translating French texts into English and provide students with a solid foundation in translation theory. This module is taught and assessed in English.

Staff Contact: Dr W Michallat
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work, Presentation

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