UC San Diego Extension

Theory and Practice of Translation

This course introduces the basic theory and strategies for written translation. Students translate texts from various categories including literary, technical, business and advertising. Through hands-on practice and exercises, participants develop the fundamental analytical, cognitive, and linguistic skills that are essential for professional written as well as sight translations.

Note: prerequisite: Successful completion of Entrance Exam and "Introduction to Translation." Requirement for the Professional Certificate in Translation and Interpretation. Requirement for the Specialized Certificate in Translation.

Other Credit: 10 points of ATA Continuing Education in Category A.

Course Number: LING-40004
Credit: 3 units

This course is part of the following Certificate Program(s):

Upcoming Sections

Dates: 09/30/14 - 12/13/14
Section ID: 104279
Fee: $475
Status: Enroll Now!
Location: ucsdextension.blackboard.com
You will have access to your course on the published start date.
Class Type: Online—web-based instruction
Instructor: Jennifer Lyn De La Cruz, B.A., ATA, Certified Court Interpreter, A Federally Certified Court Interpreter with over 15 years of experience as a Spanish translator and interpreter.

Textbooks: No textbook required.
Section Policies: No refunds after: 10/03/14. Pre-enrollment required.

Section Notes: This is an online course; all class sessions are taught online. There are no face-to-face class sessions. You will have access to your online course on the published start date. The login URL/website is ucsdextension.blackboard.com. Your username and password is your email address on record with UCSD Extension.


Dates: 10/01/14 - 12/10/14
Section ID: 104222
Fee: $475
Status: Enroll Now!
Time: W, 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. No mtg. 11/26/14 (10 mtgs.)
Location: Room 124, UCSD Extension Complex, 9600 N. Torrey Pines Rd., La Jolla, CA  92093
Class Type: In-class—traditional classroom instruction
Instructor: Mary Negrete, M.A. TESOL, B.A., Has over 20 years of experience teaching ESL, basic composition, and grammar at the community college and university level.

Textbooks: No textbook required.
Section Policies: No refunds after: 10/04/14. Pre-enrollment required.

Section Notes: This is a blended course; all class sessions are taught in a classroom and course materials such as the syllabus and handouts are delivered online. You will have access to your online course materials on the published start date. The login URL website is ucsdextension.blackboard.com. Your user name and password is your email address on record with UCSD Extension.