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340431 UE Introduction to Translation and Interpreting (2016W)

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

Attendance required in the first lesson. Students who do not attend the first lesson will be removed from the registration list and their places assigned to students on the waiting list.
If you wish to deregister from this course, you must do so by 31 October at the latest. After this time, it will not be possible for you to leave the course.

Attendance is required in this course. Only 1 absence is allowed. You can make up for 2 further missed classes by attending one of the parallel courses.

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: German

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Friday 14.10. 14:00 - 15:30 Hörsaal 1 ZfT Gymnasiumstraße 50 1.OG
Friday 21.10. 14:00 - 15:30 Hörsaal 1 ZfT Gymnasiumstraße 50 1.OG
Friday 28.10. 14:00 - 15:30 Hörsaal 1 ZfT Gymnasiumstraße 50 1.OG
Friday 04.11. 14:00 - 15:30 Hörsaal 1 ZfT Gymnasiumstraße 50 1.OG
Friday 11.11. 14:00 - 15:30 Hörsaal 1 ZfT Gymnasiumstraße 50 1.OG
Friday 18.11. 14:00 - 15:30 Hörsaal 1 ZfT Gymnasiumstraße 50 1.OG
Friday 02.12. 14:00 - 15:30 Hörsaal 1 ZfT Gymnasiumstraße 50 1.OG
Monday 05.12. 17:00 - 18:15 Hörsaal 5 ZfT Philippovichgasse 11, 1.OG
Monday 05.12. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 4 ZfT Gymnasiumstraße 50 3.OG
Friday 09.12. 14:00 - 15:30 Hörsaal 5 ZfT Philippovichgasse 11, 1.OG
Friday 16.12. 14:00 - 15:30 Hörsaal 1 ZfT Gymnasiumstraße 50 1.OG
Friday 13.01. 14:00 - 15:30 Hörsaal 1 ZfT Gymnasiumstraße 50 1.OG
Friday 20.01. 14:00 - 15:30 Hörsaal 1 ZfT Gymnasiumstraße 50 1.OG
Friday 27.01. 14:00 - 15:30 Hörsaal 1 ZfT Gymnasiumstraße 50 1.OG

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Introduction to translation and interpreting (interlingual and intralingual), discussion and practical study of different kinds of oral and written communication, critical discussion of criteria for successful translation and interpreting, preliminary exercises, consecutive interpreting (note taking).
The objectives of this course are to teach students how to quickly grasp essential information, how to work with different types of text or speech, and the importance of constantly improving all their working languages. Students will learn about the different requirements for interpreters and translators and explore their own strengths and weaknesses.
Clozing, paraphrasing, memory exercises, sight translation, written translations, holding and interpreting short speeches in class and in study groups (with logs), use of note-taking technique acquired in 'VO Introduction to Interpreting', discussion of conflicts that can arise in interpreting or translation, peer feedback and self-evaluation.

Assessment and permitted materials

- translation: 24%
- oral contributions (interpreting and preparatory exercises such as paraphrasing): 48%
- contributions in class and as homework (feedback, active participation in discussion etc., research and preparation, short speeches, study group logs, etc.): 28%

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Grading:
90%: 1
80%: 2
70%: 3
60%: 4
<60%: 5 (fail)
Please note the attendance requirements above.

Examination topics

No exam.

Reading list

Kadric, Mira/Kaindl, Klaus/ Kaiser-Cooke, Michèle (2007) "Translatorische Methodik". Wien: Facultas-Verlag.
Gile, Daniel (1995) "Basic concepts and models for interpreter and translator training". Amsterdam: Benjamins.
Kalina, Sylvia (1998) "Strategische Prozesse beim Dolmetschen: theoretische Grundlagen, empirische Fallstudien, didaktische Konsequenzen". Tübingen: Narr.
Jones, Roderick (1998) "Conference Interpreting Explained". Manchester: St. Jerome.
Rozan, Jean-Francois (1956) "La prise de notes en interprétation consécutive".Genève: Georg. (auch englisch "Note-taking in consecutive interpreting" (2002).)
Matyssek, Heinz (1989) "Handbuch der Notizentechnik für Dolmetscher: ein Weg zur sprachunabhängigen Notation". Heidelberg: Groos.

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