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Study programmes 2013-2014Last update : 24/04/2014
TRAD0079-1  Theory and practice of translation from English into French 1

Duration :  30h Th
Number of credits :  
Master en interprétation, à finalité spécialisée en interprétation de conférence, 1st year4
Master en traduction, à finalité spécialisée, 1st year4
Lecturer :  Valérie Bada
Language(s) of instruction :  
French language
Organisation and examination :  
Teaching in the first semester, review in January
Course contents :  
Reflexive approach to the mechanisms et techniques of translation. Reflection on translation theories and how they can be used to sharpen the students' analysis of their own tranlsating skills.
Learning outcomes of the course :  
Analysis of the translation problems derived from the syntax and specificities of the English language. Development of the students' reflection on concepts of traductology.
Prerequisites and co-requisites/ Recommended optional programme components :  
Excellent command of the English language. Perfect command of the target language, i.e. French. Intellectual curiosity and méthodological accuracy. .
Planned learning activities and teaching methods :  
Analysis of the main translation theories and how they can be used as interpretive tools to sharpen the students' translating skills. Translation exercises which highlight the specificities and difficulties of the English language.
Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning) :  
in-class, Tuesdays 10-12, 1st semester
Recommended or required readings :  
The course pack on translation theories can be purchased at Flashcopy's. Texts to be translated are posted on MyULg.
Assessment methods and criteria :  
examen écrit en janvier , syllabus et dictionnaires autoriséstraduction d'un texte non vu avec commentaires critiques et traductologiques
Work placement(s) :  
Organizational remarks :  
Contacts :  
Valérie Bada, chargée de coursDépartement de langues modernes, Traduction-interprétation 3-5 Place Cockerill 4000 Liège vbada@ulg.ac.be Tél ++32 4 366 58 25


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