University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

CHIN 7013EX - Translation and Interpreting Internship

Career: Postgraduate Coursework
Units: 3
Term: Semester 2
Campus: External
Contact: Up to 9 hours per week for 10 weeks, or accumulated 90 hours during the teaching weeks of the semester
Restriction: Available to M.A.(Int,Trans & Transc Comm) , G Dip InterpTrnsltn & TrnscultComm students only
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: No
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Pre-Requisite: A minimum of four postgraduate CHIN courses successfully completed in the MA(ITTC) program, or otherwise approved by the course coordinator
Assumed Knowledge: Fluency in both Chinese and English
Incompatible: CHIN 5015
Assessment: Record of accumulated 60 minutes interpreting practice, 2500 words translation samples, 2000 word presentation or 20 minutes reflection presentation in seminar, Internship Log at placement, Employers evaluation report

This course offers valuable learning to students from both Chinese and English speaking backgrounds, to enhance their translation and interpreting expertise in an up to 90-hour supervised practicum. This unit consists of three components: (1) observation of a practitioner approaching particular translation and/or interpreting tasks; (2) simulated work experience; and (3) work experience at an institution approved by the course co-ordinator. Upon completion of this course, students are expected to (1) have accumulated competence, confidence and experience adequate for a future career in professional translation and interpreting; and (2) have developed an in-depth understanding of, and a clear conviction for the career of a professional translator and interpreter. Successful completion of the translation & interpreting internship is compulsory for meeting NAATI requirement for siting its accreditation tests in translation and interpreting in Chinese and English.

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Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 2 Mon 08/08/2022 Wed 17/08/2022 Fri 16/09/2022 Fri 28/10/2022

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Supervision
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
26609 01EX 25 22 This class does not have any timetabled face-to-face sessions. Please check MyUni or contact your Course Coordinator for details.