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PORT 360

Introduction to Translation

Spanish & Portuguese College of Humanities

Course Description

Readings, individual research projects, and group translation activities. How the translation profession works. Developing the ability to translate general financial and legal texts. Learning to read texts critically.

When Taught

Fall and Winter

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Title

Professional level translations

Learning Outcome

Students will produce, after several edited iterations, a legible translation of a professional treatise or work of fiction, appropriate to the social register of their audience.

Title

Vocabulary development

Learning Outcome

Students will produce a log of their own malapropisms and false cognates (minimum 100 words or conjugational parts).