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TL1501: WORKING WITH TEXTS (2022-2023)

Last modified: 31 Jul 2023 11:19

Course Overview

This course will explore and examine the different ways in which we, as translators and interpreters, work with texts in our professional lives. It will consider what is meant by a “text”, and deal with the many different varieties of text and their individual challenges for the translator, as well as allow students to develop strategies for dealing with these challenges when they face them.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 1
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No

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

  • Either Programme Level 1 or Programme Level 2
  • Any Undergraduate Programme

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Course Description

This course will:

  • increase students' awareness of the relationship between text and meaning
  • increase students' awareness of how elements of style manisfest themselves in texts
  • Increase students' awareness of cohesion and coherence in texts
  • Develop students' ability to analyse texts

Contact Teaching Time

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Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Lecture during University weeks 26 - 35, 39
  • 1 Tutorial during University weeks 27 - 35, 39

More Information about Week Numbers

Details, including assessments, may be subject to change until 31 August 2023 for 1st half-session courses and 22 December 2023 for 2nd half-session courses.

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Course Learning Outcomes

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