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FR4103   Translation Methodology 1

Academic year(s): 2017-2018

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 15

ECTS credits : 7

Level : SCQF Level 10

Semester: 1

Availability restrictions: Available only to students in the final year of the Honours programme.

Planned timetable: To be arranged.

The module gives a progressive, intensive training in the method and practice of translating from French into English. Topics covered include: translation as process and product; cultural issues in translation; translation and the formal properties of texts. A wide range of material is used, from technical texts, through consumer-oriented texts to poetry and song.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass FR3002 or pass FR3001. Students are exempt from this pre-requisite if they have studied abroad for a year or a semester.

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 1 seminar and 1 surgery hour.

Scheduled learning hours: 16

Guided independent study hours: 134

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 0%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 100%

Re-assessment: 3-hour Written Examination = 100%

Personnel

Module coordinator: Dr J S O Carson