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TRAN 660: Internship & Translation Project

This course is designed to train students in translation contract management involving cost, team and quality management as well as client relations. Besides this, students, on completing their course work, will spend 12 weeks in an appropriate agency or...

TRAN 650: Translation from Language B into English

The aim of the course, in the first semester is to expose students to the translation of general and semi-specialized texts from Language B into English.  This will help the students to increase their mastery of the languages and also prepare them for...

TRAN 624: Seminar

Students shall present one seminar, based on their reading of texts on translation studies, in the second semester when they would have identified an appropriate text for translation. They will then present detailed proposals for their work in a format...

TRAN 621: Terminology Management and Computer Skills for Translators

In this course, students will be trained in the creation of terminology databases using translation software such as TRADOS, SYSTRAN etc.  By doing practical exercises, students will acquire the techniques of searching for and compiling all the terms...

TRAN 618: Introduction to Interpreting

The aim of this course is to give students some preliminary training in Consecutive and Simultaneous Interpreting, which they may pursue fully in a professional school.  With this training, students will be able to do some Liaison Interpreting, if they...

TRAN 617: On-Sight Translation from English into Language B

This course is designed to train students to orally translate texts spontaneously from English into Language B, without using dictionaries.  As students develop the ability to translate texts without preparing them in advance, they will acquire the basic...

TRAN 607: Written Communication Skills in Language B

The aim of the course is to improve the students’ mastery of Arabic, French, Russian, Spanish, or Swahili. Students will be required to undertake an in-depth study of texts in this language and to demonstrate their understanding of these texts in...

TRAN 605: Written Communication Skills in English

The aim of the course is to improve the students’ mastery of English. Students will be required to undertake an in-depth study of texts in this language and to demonstrate their understanding of these texts in various ways, including the following:...

TRAN 604: Specialized Translation II From Language B Into English

In this course, students will be trained to translate from Language B into English texts of very specialized nature similar to those they are likely to be required to translate for their clients in professional life.  These texts will be in the same...

TRAN 603: Theory of Translation

The aim of this course is to introduce students to the dominant theories of Translation.  Students will become familiar with these theories and their ramifications especially in modern day translation practices.  Since Translation Theory emerged out...

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