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340061 UE Translation in the Humanities: English (2018S)

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 34 - Translationswissenschaft
Continuous assessment of course work

Registration/Deregistration

Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).

Details

max. 30 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Monday 19.03. 14:00 - 15:30 Hörsaal 3 ZfT Gymnasiumstraße 50 3.OG
Monday 09.04. 14:00 - 15:30 Hörsaal 3 ZfT Gymnasiumstraße 50 3.OG
Monday 16.04. 14:00 - 15:30 Hörsaal 3 ZfT Gymnasiumstraße 50 3.OG
Monday 30.04. 14:00 - 15:30 Hörsaal 3 ZfT Gymnasiumstraße 50 3.OG
Monday 07.05. 14:00 - 15:30 Hörsaal 3 ZfT Gymnasiumstraße 50 3.OG
Monday 14.05. 14:00 - 15:30 Hörsaal 3 ZfT Gymnasiumstraße 50 3.OG
Monday 28.05. 14:00 - 15:30 Hörsaal 3 ZfT Gymnasiumstraße 50 3.OG
Monday 04.06. 14:00 - 15:30 Hörsaal 3 ZfT Gymnasiumstraße 50 3.OG
Monday 11.06. 14:00 - 15:30 Hörsaal 3 ZfT Gymnasiumstraße 50 3.OG
Monday 18.06. 14:00 - 15:30 Hörsaal 3 ZfT Gymnasiumstraße 50 3.OG
Monday 25.06. 14:00 - 15:30 Hörsaal 3 ZfT Gymnasiumstraße 50 3.OG

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Translation of complex German or English source texts from a variety of fields for expert readers. Practice-oriented development of translation strategies and research skills. In class, we will discuss the translations prepared by students. Students will register for one presentation date and prepare the other texts of the semester in such a way that they will be able to suggest alternatives. The source texts will be available on Moodle one week ahead of the presentation and translations have to be handed in via Moodle no later than the Saturday preceding the presentation, 12 noon.

Assessment and permitted materials

Presentation of translation in class, 2 written exams (mid-term, end-of-term tests), contributions to discussions in class. Use of resources is allowed for the written exams. Weighting: 30:30:30:10

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Translations will be graded according to their adequacy and marketability. Minimum requirement: suitability for publication subject to acceptable need for correction.

Examination topics

Texts from the fields dealt with during the semester.

Reading list

To be announced in class.

Association in the course directory

Last modified: Mo 07.09.2020 15:45