ECTB61H3 English and Chinese Translation: Theory and Practice

An introduction to the major concepts and theories of translation and a survey of English/Chinese translation in modern history. It discusses linguistic, cognitive, socio-political, and cultural aspects of translation. Through analysis and application of translation theory, students practice the art of translation and develop awareness of issues that translators face.

Exclusion: 
Recommended Preparation: 

Proficiency in Chinese and English

Enrolment Limits: 
30
Breadth Requirements: 
Arts, Literature & Language
Note: 

Students must already have mastered the principles of grammar and composition in both English and Chinese.