15 Credits AUTUMN

Pre-requisites: Computer Literacy required

Aims/Description: The aim of this module is to introduce students with an interest in languages and communication to key theoretical approaches in Translation Studies, including theories of equivalence, functionalism, domestication v. foreignisation, comparative syntax and audiovisual translation. This module will give students a solid grounding in translation theory and prepare them for further study in this area and/or relating to other disciplines.

Staff Contact: HAMAIDIA LENA
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work, Presentation

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Languages and Cultures):

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Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK