University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

SPAN 3007 - Translating Between English and Spanish

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 3 hours per week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Pre-Requisite: SPAN 2102
Assumed Knowledge: Advanced knowledge of Spanish grammar and intermediate level of fluency in the language
Assessment: 1000 word Report 15%, Weekly minor translations 25%, 3 x Major translations 60%

This course aims to provide students with the opportunity to develop their skills in translating from English into Spanish, to gain knowledge of some basic issues related to translation, and to acquire an understanding of the concerns of translation studies. Emphasis will be on the practice of translating a variety of written documents from English to Spanish using appropriate registers, grammar constructions and idiomatic expressions. The course will concentrate on the translation of cultural, literary and business documents and discourses. Upon completion, students will acquire a more developed sense of the richness of language and the importance of its precise and adroit use. Students will also be able to demonstrate usage and understanding of the processes involved in translating.

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Postgraduate Coursework
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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 1 Mon 16/03/2020 Thu 26/03/2020 Fri 08/05/2020 Fri 12/06/2020

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
11808 LE01 20 4 3 Mar - 7 Apr Tuesday 4pm - 5pm Napier, 108, Teaching Room
28 Apr - 9 Jun Tuesday 4pm - 5pm Napier, 108, Teaching Room
Related Class: Seminar
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
11809 SE01 20 4 2 Mar - 6 Apr Monday 2pm - 4pm Napier, 205, Teaching Room
27 Apr - 8 Jun Monday 2pm - 4pm Napier, 205, Teaching Room