Chinese Scientific/Technical Translation

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Chinese Scientific/Technical Translation

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Asian Studies, Chinese, Linguistics

  • Language Level

    Advanced

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    5
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    2
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    3
  • Overview

    Description
    The module aims to further develop semi-professional translation skills, and to build up students’ ability to translate Chinese technical texts at an advanced level for a variety of purposes, making efficient use of specialized terminology resources and comparable text resources.

    Learning Outcomes
    1. Translate semi-specialised texts at an advanced level from Chinese into English.
    2. Understand how to analyse scientific/technical texts in preparation for translation.
    3. Use technical dictionaries and other reference materials.
    4. Produce a target text which is stylistically appropriate for the purpose of translation.
    5. Critically review published Chinese/English translations.