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SPANG019 - Advanced Translation from and into Spanish
Value: 30 credits
Tutors: Dr Alexander Samson, Dr Stephen Fay
Assessment: Students are assessed by coursework (50%) and by a 3-hour exam (50%) consisting of advanced unseen translation exercises. The coursework consists of EITHER a translation of a literary or historical text + commentary thereon (5,000 words in total) OR the subtitling of a brief film.
This MA module , “Translation from and into Spanish”, consists of practical translation exercises both from Spanish into English and from English into Spanish, covering a range of different texts and registers, including technical Spanish. It aims to develop linguistic and comprehension skills to a highly advanced level as well as enhance the understanding of the translation process.