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340112 UE Translation in the Humanities: Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian (2021S)

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 34 - Translationswissenschaft
Continuous assessment of course work
Th 20.05. 09:30-11:00 Digital



max. 30 participants
Language: Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Thursday 11.03. 09:30 - 11:00 Digital
Thursday 18.03. 09:30 - 11:00 Digital
Thursday 25.03. 09:30 - 11:00 Digital
Thursday 15.04. 09:30 - 11:00 Digital
Thursday 22.04. 09:30 - 11:00 Digital
Thursday 06.05. 09:30 - 11:00 Digital
Thursday 27.05. 09:30 - 11:00 Digital
Thursday 10.06. 09:30 - 11:00 Digital
Thursday 17.06. 09:30 - 11:00 Digital
Thursday 24.06. 09:30 - 11:00 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

1. Job analysis, text analysis, discussion of translation strategy and vocabulary as well as cultural norms (group work).
2. Translation of the text individually or in group (homework).
3. The students will present and comment their translations in the class. Errors and problems will be discussed, as well as variations of expression.
4. The students will revise their translation based on the discussion in the class and upload their revised version on the platform.
The translations will then be corrected by the lecturer.

Assessment and permitted materials

For full information on the basis of assessment see: https://moodle.univie.ac.at/course/view.php?id=36289.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Regular attendance, participation, homework

Examination topics


Detailed information on learning methods can be found on the moodle website.

Reading list

Nord, Christiane (2009) Textanalyse und Übersetzen – Theoretische Grundlagen, Methoden und didaktische Anwendung einer übersetzungsrelevanten Textanalyse. Tübingen: Julius Groos Verlag.
Kussmaul, Paul (2000) Kreatives Übersetzen. Tübingen: Stauffenburg.

Association in the course directory

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