Translation Methodology 1
SCQF Level 10
Academic year(s): 2019-2020
SCOTCAT credits : 15
ECTS credits : 7
Level : SCQF Level 10
Availability restrictions: Available only to students in the Final year of the Honours Programme.
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.
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.
Weekly contact: 1 seminar and 1 surgery hour.
Scheduled learning hours: 16
Guided independent study hours: 134
As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%
As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 0%
Practical examinations : 0%
Re-assessment: 3-hour Written Examination = 100%
Module coordinator: Dr J S O Carson