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Academic year 2014-2015Value date : 29/03/2015
TRAD0052-1  Dutch - general translation into French including elements of sight translation

Duration :  60h Th
Number of credits :  
Bachelor in Translation and Interpreting, 3rd year6
Lecturer :  Laurent Rasier
Language(s) of instruction :  
French language
Organisation and examination :  
Teaching in the second semester
Course contents :  
In-depth study of translation theory and practice in relationship with various sorts of both general and specialized texts.
Numerous translation exercices will be provided in order to extend the student's lexical and grammatical knowledge in Dutch and in French.
Learning outcomes of the course :  
By the end of the course, students will have further developed their knowledge of and analytic skills in Dutch and French. They will also have further developed their translation skills in the two languages. Since we cover various fields, thecourse also offers an opportunity to enlarge their encyclopedic knowledge and their research methodology, including the field of (specialized) terminology.
Prerequisites and co-requisites/ Recommended optional programme components :  
A good knowledge of Dutch and an excellent knowledge of French.
The students are warmely adviced to follow the BAC1 and BAC2 introductory classes to Dutch/French translation before taking the class.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods :  
Face-to-face teaching, seminars
Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning) :  
Face-to-face teaching supplemented with homework
Recommended or required readings :  
- Dutch and French grammar book (ANS, Grevisse)
- Monolingual Dutch dictionnary (Van Dale)
- Bilingual Dutch-French dictionanary (Van Dale) - Monolingual French dictionnary (Robert) - J.V. Baardewijk-Rességuier, M.V. Willigen-Sinemus, Matériaux pour la traduction du néerlandais en français (Dick Coutinho, Bussum, 3ème édition 1996)
- J.V. Baardewijk-Rességuier, M.V. Willigen-Sinemus, Matériaux supplémentaires pour la traduction du néerlandais en français (Dick Coutinho, Bussum, 3ème édition 1996)
- W. Vandeweghe, Duo Teksten: Inleiding tot vertaling en vertaalstudie (Academia Press, Gent, 3de gereviseerde druk 2008)
- Reader of texts
Assessment methods and criteria :  
Two tests during the year.
Written exam: translation of a general text dealing with a theme explored in class.
Oral exam: traduction à vue, translation map, translation theory, correction of the written exam.
Work placement(s) :  
Organizational remarks :  
Contacts :  
Laurent RASIER Département de langues et littératures modernes E-mail:

Items online :  
Online Notes
Notes are available on MyULg.


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