English for Translators III

English for Translators III

Study Cycle: 1

Lectures: 15

Seminars: 0

Tutorials: 60

ECTS credit: 3

Lecturer(s): lekt. dr. Grahek Križnar Nina, prof. dr. Pisanski Peterlin Agnes

The course is divided into the following two units:
a) English Grammar 3
b) English Language and Translation 2

English Grammar 3:
Students will gain familiarity with the noun phrase and its constituents. The course will focus on the morphology of the noun, modifiers in the noun phrase and article usage.
Special emphasis will be given to the relationship between the structure, meaning and function. Students will be encouraged to compare grammatical elements of English and Slovene and to consider the different ways of expressing certain elements of English grammar.

English Language and Translation 2:
Speaking: pairwork, group discussions and presentations. Reading: working with original texts, comprehension exercises. Listening: working with audio texts, comprehension exercise. Writing: exploring the process of writing. Analysis of source and target texts. Discussion of specific translation problems. Discussion of linguistic and cultural issues in the source and target language environments.