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

There are no sections of this course currently scheduled. Please contact the Arts, Humanities, Languages & Digital Arts department at (858) 534-5760 or ahl@ucsd.edu for information about when this course will be offered again.