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ICLS2200: Language, Culture and Translatability

This unit explores issues of translatability, of moving between languages at a range of levels from words to discourse. It equips students to use language learning as a window on cultural concepts, and to develop communicative competence in their target language.

Code ICLS2200
Academic unit International Comparative Literature and Translation Studies
Credit points 6

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

  • LO1. apply key concepts and approaches used in investigating issues of translatability between languages.
  • LO2. demonstrate the ability to engage critically with the link between cultural concepts and your communicative competence in the language you are learning.
  • LO3. employ appropriate media, tools and methodologies to locate, access, and use information.
  • LO4. demonstrate the capacity to respond persuasively to the claims of other scholars on the basis of appropriate evidence.
  • LO5. recognize social, cultural and linguistic diversity in Australia and the world.

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 1 week before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.