LSPA 0330 - Methods and Techniques of Translation

Credits: 3

Examines the mechanics of written translation with an emphasis on texts or fragments of texts that expose specific problems, including common problematic expressions encountered in Spanish to English translation and vice-versa. Particular emphasis will be given to elements such as the impersonal voice, structure of sentences, verbal tenses, prepositions, and punctuation. Students gain experience in practicing translating both from the target language into their native language and the reverse.

Prerequisites: LSPA 0311  or permission of instructor.

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