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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: 01/06/15 - 03/16/15
Section ID: 106033
Fee: $475.00
Status: Closed
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 01/09/15.
Pre-enrollment required.
Prerequisite 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 Your username and password is your email address on record with UCSD Extension.