Academic year(s): 2018-2019
SCOTCAT credits : 15
ECTS credits : 7
Level : SCQF Level 10
Availability restrictions: Not automatically available to General Degree students
The module gives a progressive, intensive training in the method and practice of translating from French into English. Topics covered include: translation and language variety, translation and textual genres, technical translation, editing, aspects of contrastive linguistics. A wide range of material is used, from technical texts, through consumer-oriented texts to literary texts.
Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass FR4103
Weekly contact: 1 seminar and 1 surgery hour.
Scheduled learning hours: 16
Guided independent study hours: 134
As used by St Andrews: 3-hour Take Home Examination = 60%, Coursework = 40%
As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 60%
Practical examinations : 0%
Re-assessment: 3-hour Written Examination = 100%
Module coordinator: Dr J S O Carson