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 and Interpretation", "Theory and Practice of Translation", "Spanish to English Translation I", "English to Spanish Translation I", and "Consecutive Interpretation", or "Simultaneous Interpretation". Elective for the Professional Certificate in Translation and Interpretation.
Other Credit: 5 points of ATA Continuing Education in Category A.
Course Number: LING-40086
Credit: 3.00 units
Dates: 04/01/13 - 06/10/13
Section ID: 094590
Time: M, 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. (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.
Georgina Bushnell B.S., An international lecturer and a native Spanish speaker from Mexico City. 18 years experience in scientific and technical translation and interpretation.