University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

CHIN 7013EX - Translation and Interpreting Internship

Career: Postgraduate Coursework
Units: 3
Term: Semester 2
Campus: External
Contact: 84 hours total
Restriction: Available to M.A.(Int,Trans & Transc Comm) , G Dip InterpTrnsltn & TrnscultComm students only
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange:
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Pre-Requisite: Students who have successfully completed and/or are undertaking a translation course concurrently
Assumed Knowledge: Fluency in both Chinese and English
Incompatible: CHIN 5015
Assessment: Record of accumulated 60 minutes interpreting practice 20%, 2500 words translation samples 20%, 2000 word presentation or 20 minutes reflection presentation in seminar 20%, Internship Log at placement 15%, Employers evaluation report 25%

This course offers valuable learning to students from both Chinese and English speaking backgrounds, to enhance their translation and interpreting expertise in an 84-hour supervised practicum. This unit consists of three components: (1) observation of a practitioner approaching particular translation and/or interpreting tasks; (2) simulated work experience; and (3) work experience at an institution assigned and/or approved by the co-ordinator. Upon completion of this course, students are expected to (1) have accumulated competence, confidence and experience adequate for a future career in professional translation and interpreting; and (2) have developed an in-depth understanding of, and a clear conviction for the career of a professional translator and interpreter. Successful completion of the translation & interpreting internship is compulsory for recommendation for NAATI tests in translation and interpreting.

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Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 2 Mon 10/08/2020 Wed 19/08/2020 Fri 30/10/2020 Not Available

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Supervision
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
26469 01EX 25 17 No details available