15 Credits SPRING

Aims/Description: This module introduces various aspects of the localisation industry and provides students with the theoretical and practical skills needed to translate websites, software and documentation and to ensure that they comply with the linguistic, cultural and technical requirements of groups of users in different language communities as a professional translator or localiser. Students will learn to use a variety of software tools to localise and translate electronic information such as websites, documentation and software. Teaching methods include an e learning component.

Staff Contact: MASSOT NURIA M
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Laboratory work, Independent Study
Assessment: Project/ portfolio

Notes: Computer literacy required

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Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK