FSL 375Y1Y

Practical Translation: French-English

Instructor:

S. Sacré

Description:

This full-year course, which works as an introduction to translation, is designed to improve students’ mastery of French through English to French and French to English translations. Emphasis is on the practice of translation of a variety of texts and documents, and on the introduction to the practice of oral interpretation from one language to the other.

Required Texts:

texts and handouts will be given by the instructor throughout the course and will be available on Quercus.

Assignment and evaluation:

1 quiz (course based): 5%; 2 in-class translations (oral & written): 2 x 5%; 2 translation projects (literary text & movie excerpt): 15% & 10%; 1 in-class assignment (correction of a translation): 15%; 2 end-of-term tests (course based & translation): 15% & 20%; Overall assessment: 10%.

Prerequisite:

any FSL 300Y (1.0 FCE) or any FRE200 (1.0 FCE) course.

Exclusion:

FSL 421Y1 and higher.