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TRANS 103 Fundamentals of Translation • 3 Cr.

Description:

Learn basic translation techniques and the process of translation. Includes a practical review of the English writing, editing, and proofreading skills necessary to produce clear, and polished translations. Prerequisite: Acceptance into program, bilingual proficiency.

Details:

Fee: $425.

Outcomes:

After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Understand the terms and concepts of translation
  • Have a basic comprehension of translation theory
  • Know how to analyze a source text in terms of the dynamics and the ten step process of translation
  • Understand the differences in meaning that apply to translation: i.e. propositional meaning, expressive meaning, presupposed meaning, evoked meaning
  • Be able to conduct effective terminology and content research with both traditional and non-traditional resources. Have the ability to review dictionaries and other resources
  • Know how to create and use a glossary and a style sheet
  • Have the ability to handle linguistically or culturally “untranslatable” concepts
  • Be able to edit for content, accuracy and style. Understand formatting and presentation. Know how to proofread a text
  • Understand disclaimers and professional liability

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3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007-6484 U.S.A.
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