Course Code: 12536
Translation Commentary (Sec/JC/CI) (CL)
by Dr Chan Chiu Ming
CategoryTeaching Literacy
Duration (Hrs)7
VenueSCCL ( Location Map)

Course Objective

Course supported by CPDD.

By the end of the course, the participants will be able to:
1.Comment on translations from the perspectives of different translation and linguistic theories.
2.Have a comprehensive view of the comparative characteristics of major Chinese and English genres.
3.Have an overview of common translation problems and difficulties.
4.Build up a repertoire of common translation techniques as employed by established translators.

Course Outline

The course covers the following topics:
1.Major Translation Theories and Linguistic Theories for Translation
2.Commentary of Translations of Various Chinese Text Types
3.Commentary of Translations of Various English Text Types

Course Prerequisite