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English-Spanish Translation 2 (TRAN90017)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)

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Year of offer2018
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeTRAN90017
Semester 2
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

This subject builds on basic contrastive grammar and discourse analysis to tackle a range of translation problems involving different translation purposes, media, and technologies (translation memories, post-editing, terminology, quality control). A key part of the learning process will be coordinated group work on a large project.

Intended learning outcomes

Students who complete this subject should be able to:

  • Develop advanced skills in the comprehension and interpretation of specialised texts in Spanish and English
  • Use translation-memory software
  • Integrate postedited machine translation
  • Understand and participate in teamwork translation projects
  • Understand the principles of translation project management

Last updated: 16 June 2018