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This course offers you basic but valuable techniques used by a good translator in the translation between English and Chinese. We’ll discuss what is translation, what is good translation, and learn about how to produce good translations. All the examples used in this course are taken from the course instructor's own translations of various genres and topics of writing. These examples are elaborated on to show you how to understand the idea, style and tone of the writer, the historical and cultural context of the writing, as well as the explicit and implied meanings of words, the grammatical structures of sentences, and the logic of sentences and paragraphs in order to achieve faithfulness, expressiveness, and elegance in the translation. After completing this course, you will know what makes a qualified professional translator and acquire the abilities and skills that such a translator needs...
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Предполагаемая нагрузка: Ten weeks of study, 3-5 hours/week

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Субтитры: English, Chinese (Simplified)
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Субтитры: English, Chinese (Simplified)

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2 ч. на завершение

A Brief Introduction to Translation

This module discusses why translation matters, what is translation, and what is good translation. It also gives an overview of the content of the entire course....
Reading
3 видео (всего 24 мин.)
Video3 видео
What Is Translation6мин
What Is Good Translation10мин

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4 ч. на завершение

The Process of Translation

This module discusses the four-step process of translation. Each step is discussed in detail. ...
Reading
4 видео (всего 52 мин.), 3 тестов
Video4 видео
Gathering Background Information13мин
Deciding on the Word Meaning12мин
Looking for Appropriate Expressions13мин

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7 ч. на завершение

Understanding and Expressing Word Meaning

This module discusses how to understand word meaning in the source language and how to express word meaning in the target language. ...
Reading
6 видео (всего 82 мин.), 6 тестов
Video6 видео
Analyzing Grammar and Logic12мин
Making Conversions13мин
Adding or Omitting Words, Phrases, Clauses14мин
Considering Connotations and Tones13мин
Being Flexible15мин

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3 ч. на завершение

Sentence Translation: Word Order, Division, and Combination

This module discusses the techniques often used in the translation of sentences: keeping/changing the original word order and dividing/combining sentences....
Reading
4 видео (всего 48 мин.), 4 тестов
Video4 видео
Keeping the Word Order10мин
Dividing a Sentence12мин
Combining Sentences10мин
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автор: JFMay 16th 2018

I enjoyed these lectures, plus the teacher, she is so intelligent with a lot of exp.

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Yuan Yao

Associate Professor

О Nanjing University

Nanjing University (NJU) is committed to excellence in teaching and research. Located on the prosperous eastern coast of China, NJU provides a dynamic environment that nurtures learning, creativity, and discovery on one of the most beautiful campuses in the country. Taking NJU's university offerings on Coursera will be a rewarding experience for learners from every corner of the world....

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