Module Catalogues


Module Title Translation
Module Level Level 2
Module Credits 5.00

Aims and Fit of Module

1. To introduce students to some major groups of translation theories, including functional, register and system theories;
2. To generate awareness of key concepts in translation studies, such as equivalence, free/bound translation, translation shifts, translation norms and translation universals;
3. To acquaint students with basic translation skills.

Learning outcomes

A. grasp major translation theories and key concepts of translation studies;
B. use translation theories to describe, analyze and criticize translation phenomena;
C. translate general texts from English to Chinese and vice versa.

Method of teaching and learning

The teaching sessions are divided into two components (Lectures and Tutorials/workshops).
Tutorials/ workshops