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This subject introduces advanced learners of Japanese to two interrelated, but different, areas of language study: translation and interpreting. It provides the students with opportunities to understand and gain knowledge necessary for interpreting and translating. It involves the practice of interpreting and text translation in various settings and contexts. Students are also encouraged to explore the differences and similarities in various aspects of Japanese and English.
Intended learning outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students should:
be able to comprehend basic functions of interpreting and translating between Japanese and English;
have improved their accuracy and analytical understanding of Japanese;
have developed linguistic and metalinguistic awareness of both English and Japanese;
have acquired knowledge and skills in inter-cultural communication;
understand language in cultural and social context and
be able to utilise online resources effectively for translation and language learning.
Last updated: 6 December 2019