UC San Diego Extension

Sight Translation: Theory & Practice

Learn the basic concepts and techniques of sight translation. Through text analysis, identify units of meaning, and the similarities and differences in English and Spanish grammar and writing styles. Each class includes theory and practical exercises to ensure that students can produce accurate, natural, and smooth sight translations into the target texts.

Note: prerequisites: Successful completion of Entrance Exam, "Introduction to Translation," "Introduction to Interpretation," "Theory and Practice of Translation," "Spanish to English Translation I," "English to Spanish Translation I," and "Consecutive Interpretation" or "Simultaneous Interpretation." Requirement for the Professional Certificate in Translation and Interpretation.

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

Course Number: LING-40086
Credit: 3 units

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

Upcoming Sections

Dates: 09/27/16 - 12/05/16
Section ID: 119183
Fee: $475.00
Status: Closed
Location: ucsdextension.blackboard.com
You will have access to your course on the published start date.
Class Type: Online—web-based 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 09/29/16.
Pre-enrollment required.
Prerequisite required.

Section Notes: This is an online course using Blackboard and Adobe Connect. Students are required to have wired internet, a webcam, and headphones with a mic for some synchronous online web meetings. Some synchronous meetings will be required. Additional questions about this class? Email jmeller@ucsd.edu