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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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JAPN 442 - Translation and Interpretation

Translation into English of Japanese textual material drawn from a wide range of sources. Course will be offered on even numbered years (Spring).

Prerequisite: JAPN 363.

Credits: (5)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Recognize common reference materials and tools (dictionaries, lexicons, online databases, etc.) used in translation of Japanese into English and choose the appropriate materials for subject matter in source language.
  • Recognize and differentiate among the most commonly read textual sources in Japanese culture and public opinion.
  • Compare and contrast salient features of Japanese orthographic change over the last 150 years.
  • Perform translation from Japanese to English at a level of accuracy commensurate with professional translator competency.
  • Apply translation theory to examples of translation.
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