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Translation: Intercultural Indonesian (INDO10013)

Undergraduate level 1Points: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)

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Year of offer2019
Subject levelUndergraduate Level 1
Subject codeINDO10013
Semester 2
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Students will examine problems of linguistic and cultural difference through the process of translation between Indonesian and English. Students will enhance their expertise in practical Indonesian-English and English-Indonesian translation and will also be introduced to key theoretical issues in translation studies. Apart from regular practical translation exercises using selected texts on a range of topics – for example, legal documents, reports, speeches, and newspapers articles – existing translated pieces in both languages will also be presented for discussion and comparison. This is a bi-lingual subject, conducted in both Indonesian and English.

Intended learning outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should:

develop enhanced translation skills;
gain confidence in translating Indonesian and English texts;
gain knowledge of general issues in translation studies including its relevance to cross-cultural understanding.

Last updated: 11 October 2019