Working with Translation: Theory and Practice
Explore what it means to communicate in multiple languages in a variety of contexts, and discover your inner translator.
Explore what it means to communicate in multiple languages.
Translation is one of the most fundamental of human activities, allowing us to interact with one another within and across cultures.
Drawing on the latest research and contributions from professionals from southern Africa to northern Europe, you’ll learn a wealth of practical tips and gain understanding of the nature and process of translation in an increasingly multilingual world.
Our global exploration considers healthcare and the justice system as well as music, manga, video games and historical romances.
You may even discover your own ‘inner translator’ in the process!
What will you achieve?
Explore the variety of definitions of translation and their implications, as well as common misconceptions.
Collaborate with other learners to share examples of translation and interpreting drawn from daily life, and put them into context.
Describe the diverse roles of translators, interpreters and localisers.
Reflect on the spaces in which translation takes place and their bearing on practice.
Design a commission or briefing for a translator/interpreter, ensuring that all the necessary components are in place.
Evaluate differing conceptions of “quality” in translation.
Who is this course for?
There are no special requirements for this course but an interest in language and translation would be beneficial.
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