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GH3007: GAELIC TRANSLATION: THEORY AND PRACTICE A (2019-2020)

Last modified: 25 Sep 2019 09:58


Course Overview

This is a course for developing practical translation skills from Gaelic to English and English to Gaelic; it also introduces the theoretical concepts associated with translation studies.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session Full Year Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Moray Watson

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Programme Level 3

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course studies concepts and principles of translation and translation studies. The course also provides students with an opportunity to improve their Gaelic in an applied language setting, with an emphasis on transferable, professional skills. Assignments will consist of reading in the field of translatology and carrying out practical translation work. Students will be taught different strategies for dealing with different styles of source- and target-language materials and will be given the opportunity to develop their translating skills on a range of literary, professional, technical, academic and other texts.

Level 4 adds: Students will be expected to be able to deal with the most difficult texts at Level 4.

Details for second half-session courses, including assessments, may be subject to change until 23 December 2022.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

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Details for second half-session courses, including assessments, may be subject to change until 23 December 2022.

Summative Assessments

4x translations (20% each)

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 80
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

Written feedback is given on weekly assignments. Verbal feedback takes place within class or in email or other contact with students.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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4x translations, 1x exercise

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 20
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Feedback

Written feedback is given on weekly assignments. Verbal feedback takes place within class or in email or other contact with students.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Exam

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
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Feedback
Learning Outcomes
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Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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