TRA 4083 Advanced English for Translators

AIMS & OBJECTIVES

This course builds on the English skills developed in English for  translators  in order to further develop students’ proficiency in translation  from  Chinese  to English in professional contexts. Special focus will be given to the training of students in evaluating socially acceptable linguistic choices in specific communication communities.

Course Intended Learning outcomes (cilos) with matching to PILOs

Programme Intended Learning Outcomes (PILOs)

Programme Title: Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Applied Translation Studies
PILO Upon successful completion of the Programme, students should be able to:
PILO 1 Communicate and translate effectively as a bilingual and bicultural professional in Chinese and English and in written and verbal forms;
PILO 2 Compare and contrast differences in cultural contexts in order to build a strong sense of bicultural sensitivity;
PILO 3 Apply various theories and concepts to facilitate and to analyze the practices of translation and interpreting;
PILO 4 Develop the necessary interpersonal skills and professional ethics for a career in translation and/or interpreting as well as in language and communication fields;
PILO 5 Conduct independent basic research in translation studies.

CILOs-PILOs Mapping Matrix

Course Code & Title: TRA 4083 Advanced English for Translators
CILO Upon successful completion of the course, students should be able to: PILO(s) to be addressed
CILO 1

Justify for the most appropriate language functions in English for professional communication and translation;

PILOs 1, 2, 3
CILO 2

Compare professional English writing and speaking strategies for different cultural and linguistics contexts;

PILOs 1, 2, 3
CILO 3

Evaluate the most appropriate English usage and English communication skills for translation purposes.

PILOs 1, 2, 3