FREN 170 - Translation Theory & Practice
Time: Spring 2015: Online Class taught on Wednesdays, 17:30-19:00 - Course # 27358
Theory and practice of translation for various purposes including literary, scientific, and professional ones. Comparative stylistics of English and French. Course Objectives: Increase reading and cultural competencies to ACTFL Advanced plus level and CEFR B2-C1. The class will be taught online.
Vocabulary and translation exercises every week;
At-home final exam, open books;
Two Translations of 500-word texts.
TEXTBOOKS MICHELE H. JONES, THE BEGINNING TRANSLATOR’S HANDBOOK, Print. ISBN 9780761863168 (first ed.) and
DENISE ROCHAT, CONTRASTES, 2nd ed., ISBN 9780205646999