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TRANS 203 Advanced Translation Skills II • 3 Cr.


Hands-on experience in the translation, editing, and finalization of actual commercial texts. Texts are drawn from a variety of fields including science technology, legal, commercial and medical. Emphasis is on professional presentation. Includes a team translation project. Prerequisite: TRANS 201.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Interpret in consecutive, simultaneous, and sight translation modes at real-life speeds in a variety of registers, fields, and situations
  • Apply proper protocol and ethical considerations
  • Analyze a source document or speech for interpretation
  • Critique interpreting performance and arrive at an unbiased self-evaluation; identify weaknesses and take corrective action
  • Perform more advanced linguistic and subject matter research

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Bellevue College
3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007-6484 U.S.A.
Work: (425) 564-1000