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
Tu, 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location: Room 133, UCSD Extension Complex, 9600 N. Torrey Pines Rd., La Jolla
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.
No refunds after 01/09/15.
First meeting mandatory.
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.