Introduction to Translation Studies
Dublin City University
Area of Study
Intercultural Communications, International Communications, Speech Communications
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits2
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units3
Hours & Credits
This module aims to introduce students to the function of translation and interpreting in society and to show the multiple ways in which they have operated historically and continue to operate in the daily life of citizens in the modern world.
1. Describe the role of translation and/or interpreting at selected moments in history or in selected areas of modern life.
2. Evaluate the importance of translators and/or interpreters to their fellow citizens.
3. Reproduce arguments from prescribed reading about selected issues in translation and/or interpreting.
4. Offer an informed opinion on controversial issues related to translation and/or interpreting.