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- Start of Term 2014-15
SPANG019 - Advanced Translation from and into Spanish
Value: 30 credits
Course Convenor: Dr Mazal Oaknin
Tutors: Dr Mazal Oaknin, Dr Guadalupe Gerardi
Teaching structure: Workshops and seminars
Assessment: Students are assessed by coursework (50%) and an unseen 3-hour desk exam (50%). The coursework consists of a translation and commentary of a literary, cultural or historical text (5,000 words).
The MA module in Advanced Translation from and into Spanish consists of practical translation exercises covering a wide range of texts and registers, including technical Spanish. It aims to develop linguistic and interpretative skills to a highly advanced level as well as to enhance the understanding of the translation process itself.