English: Specialised Translation: Technical Translation

Course Code :2061FLWVER
Study domain:Translation and interpreting s
Academic year:2020-2021
Semester:1st semester
Contact hours:30
Credits:3
Study load (hours):84
Contract restrictions: Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:continuous assessment
Lecturer(s)Jim Ureel
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3. Course contents *

The course focuses on the theory and practice of translation strategies in specialised text.  The focus is on the following aspects of translation: dealing with (specialised) knowledge; recognising and solving possible translation problems; retrieving and using translation aids; analysing texts with a view to translation; and understanding the contents of the (specialised) source text of an average to advanced degree of complexity.