ITALG019 - Advanced Translation from and into ItalianĀ 

Value: 30 credits
Tutor: Dr Cristina Massaccesi
Teaching structure: Teaching will take the form of practical translation and of written commentary on the problems of translation encountered.
Assessment: One take-home paper (100%).

Module Description:

This module will focus on the specific skills of translating texts from and into Italian. During the module, the students will have the chance to work on various kinds of material, such as literary, cinematographic (i.e. subtitles and dubbing) and journalistic texts. The module will target the development of skills both in critical reading and in interpretation, and it will promote an advanced understanding of the translation process. Whilst the emphasis will be on the practical aspects of translating and adapting a text, students will also be acquiring a basic understanding of theories of translation as well as the technical vocabulary appropriate to the area.

Preparatory Reading and Set Texts:

The study material will be provided to the students via Moodle.