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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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Sugerido: Ten weeks of study, 3-5 hours/week

Aprox. 25 horas para completar
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Subtítulos: English, Chinese (Simplified)
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Cursos 100 % en línea

Comienza de inmediato y aprende a tu propio ritmo.
Calendar

Fechas límite flexibles

Restablece las fechas límite en función de tus horarios.
Beginner Level

Nivel principiante

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Sugerido: Ten weeks of study, 3-5 hours/week

Aprox. 25 horas para completar
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English

Subtítulos: English, Chinese (Simplified)

Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

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Sección
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2 horas para completar

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 videos (Total: 24 min)
Video3 videos
What Is Translation6m
What Is Good Translation10m

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Sección
Clock
4 horas para completar

The Process of Translation

This module discusses the four-step process of translation. Each step is discussed in detail. ...
Reading
4 videos (Total: 52 min), 3 quizzes
Video4 videos
Gathering Background Information13m
Deciding on the Word Meaning12m
Looking for Appropriate Expressions13m

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Sección
Clock
7 horas para completar

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 videos (Total: 82 min), 6 quizzes
Video6 videos
Analyzing Grammar and Logic12m
Making Conversions13m
Adding or Omitting Words, Phrases, Clauses14m
Considering Connotations and Tones13m
Being Flexible15m

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Sección
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3 horas para completar

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 videos (Total: 48 min), 4 quizzes
Video4 videos
Keeping the Word Order10m
Dividing a Sentence12m
Combining Sentences10m
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por JFMay 16th 2018

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

Instructor

Yuan Yao

Associate Professor

Acerca de 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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