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: 09/30/14 - 12/09/14
Section ID: 104280
Fee: $475
Status: Enroll Now!
Time: Tu, 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. No mtg. 11/11/14 (10 mtgs.)
Location: Room 133, UCSD Extension Complex, 9600 N. Torrey Pines Rd., La Jolla, CA  92093
Class Type: In-class—traditional classroom instruction
Instructors: 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.

Maria Paz Sandoval de Ball, Certified by the state of California and by the Admin. Office of the U.S. Courts as a legal translator and interpreter.


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