University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

GERM 3013 - Translation: Practice and Theory (German)

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 2
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 3 hours per week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Pre-Requisite: GERM 3203 or GERM 3221
Assumed Knowledge: GERM 3203 or GERM 3221
Assessment: Regular Translation Exercises 40%, Major Translation Project(s) 45%, Report/Reflective Essay 15%
Syllabus:

This course is designed for students in their third year of French, German or Spanish, and is also available to students studying Linguistics. The lecture hour, which is common for all students, will focus on the various theories and approaches to translation. For the practical work, students choose a two-hour seminar appropriate to their area of specialisation: French, German, Spanish or Linguistics. Emphasis here will be on the practice of translating a variety of documents using appropriate registers, grammatical constructions and idiomatic expressions. Students will thus have the opportunity to improve their foreign language skills and to gain a better understanding of the stylistic differences between their chosen language and English. More generally, the course aims to develop a deep sense of the richness of language itself. A further aim is to give students an appreciation of the processes and philosophies involved in translation, and of the role translation can play in promoting intercultural understanding.

Course Fees

Course fees are displayed for the Program: select program

Study Abroad student tuition fees available here

Only some Postgraduate Coursework programs are available as Commonwealth Supported. Please check your program for specific fee information

  Commonwealth Supported Student Contribution
Tuition Fees
Units EFTSL Pre-2010 2010 Onwards Domestic International
3 0.125 Band 1 $820 Band 1 $820 select program select program


Course Outline

A Course Outline which includes Learning Outcomes, Learning Resources, Learning & Teaching for this course may be accessed here


Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 2 Mon 12/08/2019 Sat 31/08/2019 Fri 20/09/2019 Fri 01/11/2019


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
25165 LE01 24 20 30 Jul - 17 Sep Tuesday 11am - 12pm Barr Smith South, 534, Forum Lecture Theatre
8 Oct - 29 Oct Tuesday 11am - 12pm Barr Smith South, 534, Forum Lecture Theatre
Related Class: Seminar
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
25167 SE01 24 20 1 Aug - 19 Sep Thursday 10am - 12pm Lower Napier, LG21, Teaching Room
10 Oct - 31 Oct Thursday 10am - 12pm Lower Napier, LG21, Teaching Room