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340174 VO Theoretical and Applied Translation Studies: Interpreting Studies (2021S)

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 34 - Translationswissenschaft



max. 1000 participants
Language: German

Examination dates



DI wtl von 09.03.2021 bis 20.04.2021 15.30-17.00 Ort: digital; DI wtl von 04.05.2021 bis 22.06.2021 15.30-17.00 Ort: digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

Overview of the evolution, basic concepts and theories of interpreting studies as well as selected topics of research; lecture supported by presentation slides (PowerPoint) with opportunity for questions and discussion

Assessment and permitted materials

Exams are held in digital written format. Further information is provided at the Moodle page for the course.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The written exam comprises 2 short essay questions.
Grading is based on a point system (max. 3 points per correctly answered question. At least 3 points are needed for a passing grade.

Examination topics

As presented in the lectures and in discussion, complemented by readings indicated in class.

Reading list

Pöchhacker, F. (2016) Introducing Interpreting Studies. Second Edition. London: Routledge.

Association in the course directory

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