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340269 UE Translation in the Humanities: Italian (2021S)

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



max. 30 participants
Language: Italian



MI wtl von 10.03.2021 bis 21.04.2021 14.00-15.30 Digital
MI wtl von 05.05.2021 bis 30.06.2021 14.00-15.30 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

Translation of selected technical texts of different topics from German into Italian and vice-versa (parallel texts); we will work on the various topics trying to simulate a real working situation.

All information and student comunication will be made via platform.

The course tackles the comparison of German and Italian parallel texts and finding optimal strategic approaches to these texts in order to generate a translation adequate to a hypothetic commission, taking into account the conditions of a real working situation.

Assessment and permitted materials

Continouos control, attendence, home-works, platform-work (20%), on-line simulation of a translation assignment (20%), simulation of a Modul exam (15% + 15%), final written exam (15% + 15%).

Deregistration prior to 31st March 2021.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

C2 level for both working languages

Examination topics

The final exam in both directions will tackle an issue discussed during the term.

Reading list

Kussmaul, Paul (2000) Kreatives Übersetzen. Tübingen: Stauffenburg.
Maliszewski, Julina (2010) Diskurs und Terminologie beim Fachübersetzen und Dolmetschen. Frankfurt: Lang.
Reinart, Sylvia (2010) Kulturspezifik in der Fachübersetzung. Berlin: Frank & Timme.
Scarpa. Federica (2001) La traduzione specializzata. Lingue speciali e mediazione linguistica. Milano: Hoepli.
Stolze, Radegundis (2009) Fachübersetzen - Ein Lehrbuch für Theorie und Praxis. Berlin: Frank & Timme.

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