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Course Code etc
Academic Year 2023
College Graduate School of Intercultural Communication
Course Code VV312
Theme・Subtitle Intermediate course of the Professional Translation Program
Class Format Face to face (all classes are face-to-face)
Campus Ikebukuro
Semester Fall semester
DayPeriod・Room Tue.3・9203
Credit 2
Course Number ICC5243
Language Others
Notes
Text Code VV312

【Course Objectives】

This course is designed to help you acquire advanced-level translation skills. It also aims to bring you to a realization that there are limits to how closely a translated text can be made to resemble the original.

【Course Contents】

In order to achieve the goals above, the course covers the following contents.
1. Understanding the difference in the way cohesion is achieved between English texts and Japanese texts.
2. Discussing various strategies to achieve equivalence.
3. Learning translation techniques in converting "mono (things)" language into "koto (event)" language.
4. Analysis of Japanese texts translated from English, English texts translated from Japanese and comparable texts originally written in each language, for types of information that tend to be added or omitted through translation.
5. Gaining awareness for what's called "universals of translation".
6. Realizing limits to what translators can do to produce "natural" texts.
7. Presentation by students.

※Please refer to Japanese Page for details including evaluations, textbooks and others.