CHI411H5 • Theory and Practice in English/Chinese Translation

Description

This course is an introduction to the major theories, methods and techniques involved in translating from English into Chinese. The course focuses on practical training for novice translators. Through practice, students will familiarize themselves with the translation process and develop a variety of translation skills and strategies. Students will discuss and reflect upon issues encountered during translation and develop decision-making ability to deal with translation challenges. This course provides a solid foundation for students to continue their studies in translation at the advanced level. All students who have not completed the listed prerequisite are REQUIRED to complete the Chinese Language Assessment Questionnaire (https://www.utm.utoronto.ca/language-studies/language-course-assessment…) by no later than August 29th.

Prerequisites
CHI212H5, or adequate reading and writing knowledge in Chinese approved by the instructor. All students who have not completed the listed prerequisite are REQUIRED to complete the Chinese Language Assessment Questionnaire (https://www.utm.utoronto.ca/language-studies/language-course-assessment…).
Exclusions
Distribution Requirement
Humanities
Total Instructional Hours
24L/12P
Mode of Delivery
In Class
Program Area
Chinese