First Cycle - Faculty of Arts and Sciences - German Language and Literature
Y : Year of Study S : Semester
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course Y S ECTS
ALM422 Science of Translation II Compulsory 4 8 3
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is investigation of translation theories and methods.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. SÜEDA ÖZBENT
Learning Outcomes
1 The students will be aware of the rules of translation.
2 The students will be able to evaluate new theories of translation.
3 The students will be aware of the duties of a translator
4 The students will be able to study texts according to the criteria of translation studies.
5 The students are familiar with the concpts of translation studies.
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
The students are provided to learn Theory and Principles of Translation Studies that are necessary at translation process.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1 Terminology of Translation
2 Text types by Katharina Reiss
3 Relevant text translation analysis: Text External factors
4 Text Internal factors
5 Example analysis
6 Relevant text translation analysis by Hans Hönig
7 Leipzig translation Scientific School
8 Midterm
9 Otto Kade: Correlations
10 W. Wilss: Translation as a transfer process
11 Nida / Taber: Aequivalenzdiscussion
12 Toury : Descriptive Translation Studies
13 Kussmaul: Strategy of translation
14 The Scenes-and-frames-concept
15 Reiss / Vermeer: Skopostheory
16 Study week
17 Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Stolze, Radegundis (1997): Übersetzungstheorien. Eine Einführung, Narr Studienbücher
Kadric, Mira / Klaus Kaindl u.a. (2005): Translatorische Methodik, Facultas Verlag
Koller, Werner (1992): Einführung in die Übersetzungswissenschaft, Quelle und Meyer Verlag
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Brain Storm, course description, encouragement of a platform for debate in the classroom, critical thinking, question posing
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Exam1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Exam1100
Language of Instruction
Language Codes
Work Placement(s)
Workload Calculation
Activities Number Time (hours) Total Work Load (hours)
Theoretical 2 14 28
Pre Class Self Study 1 14 14
Midterm Preparation 1 14 14
Final Preparation 2 14 28
Total 6 56 84
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