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MGRK3002: Theory of Translation B

2024 unit information

The course is predominantly theoretical in its approach, though examples from actual translation practice will be used, with special emphasis on the problems and the dilemmas of translating English into Greek. Its primary aim is to inform theoretically advanced students, empowering them to reflect critically on the possibilities of translating and the transformations of the text as it moves from one culture to another.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Modern Greek and Byzantine Studies

Code MGRK3002
Academic unit Modern Greek and Byzantine Studies
Credit points 6
12 credit points at 2000 level in Modern Greek
Assumed knowledge:

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

  • LO1. be aware of the basic principles related to translating process.
  • LO2. be aware of various theoretical and ethical issues related to the process of translation.
  • LO3. be able to apply basic rules of textual analysis during translating different text types.

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 2024
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 2020
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2022
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

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