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GRMN3010: Translating German Culture

This unit allows you to enhance your language skills by studying translation. Using a range of materials, you will put into practice basic translation concepts and techniques, enabling you to build your knowledge of German language and culture.

Code GRMN3010
Academic unit Germanic Studies
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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12 credit points at 3000 level of Germanic Studies language units
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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None

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. recognise German terminology of significance for contextually relevant translation
  • LO2. demonstrate understanding of translation strategies and theories
  • LO3. compare and contrast how meaning is created using different linguistic structures in German and English
  • LO4. select and support appropriate translations from German to English at phrase and sentence level
  • LO5. author an idiomatic English translation of a German-language source text
  • LO6. develop a commentary on the translation and research process.

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