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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

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Legendas: English, Chinese (Simplified)
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Comece imediatamente e aprenda em seu próprio cronograma.
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Redefinir os prazos de acordo com sua programação.
Beginner Level

Nível iniciante

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

Aprox. 24 horas restantes
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English

Legendas: English, Chinese (Simplified)

Programa - O que você aprenderá com este curso

1

Seção
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2 horas para concluir

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 vídeos (Total de 24 min)
Video3 videos
What Is Translation6min
What Is Good Translation10min

2

Seção
Clock
4 horas para concluir

The Process of Translation

This module discusses the four-step process of translation. Each step is discussed in detail. ...
Reading
4 vídeos (Total de 52 min), 3 testes
Video4 videos
Gathering Background Information13min
Deciding on the Word Meaning12min
Looking for Appropriate Expressions13min

3

Seção
Clock
7 horas para concluir

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 vídeos (Total de 82 min), 6 testes
Video6 videos
Analyzing Grammar and Logic12min
Making Conversions13min
Adding or Omitting Words, Phrases, Clauses14min
Considering Connotations and Tones13min
Being Flexible15min

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Seção
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3 horas para concluir

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 vídeos (Total de 48 min), 4 testes
Video4 videos
Keeping the Word Order10min
Dividing a Sentence12min
Combining Sentences10min

Instrutores

Yuan Yao

Associate Professor

Sobre 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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  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • When you purchase a Certificate you get access to all course materials, including graded assignments. Upon completing the course, your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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