Linguistics In Translation
A series of seminar presentations and lectures which will focus on practical linguistic aspects of translation. Topics to be covered include: grammar, meaning, discourse, lexicography and pragmatics. The cross-linguistic comparison of languages will also include communicative aspects including some study of sociolinguistics.
|Faculty||Faculty of Education and Arts|
|School||School of Humanities and Social Science|
Not currently offered
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
The course will examine various means of conveying grammatical information such as possession, number, definiteness, location in time and space, tense, aspect, mood. In each case, comparisons will be made between the grammatical systems employed in English and a typologically diverse set of alternative sytems. There will also be cross-linguistic comparisons of semantic and pragmatic systems. The focus throughout will be on questions of translation and translatability between languages.
|Assumed Knowledge||LING6910 or equivalent.|
|Timetable||2015 Course Timetables for LING6202|