CHINE306-22A (HAM)

Reading and Translation Skills: Chinese

15 Points

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Paper Description

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This paper is designed primarily for native speakers of Chinese and is taught bilingually. It aims to improve students' bilingual reading ability and to develop students' ability to translate between English and Chinese language.


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Paper Structure

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Corpus-based tools will be used to explore different texts in terms of individual words, phrases, sentences, paragraphs and discourse so that learners can better understand the texts in both English and Chinese. Moodle activities and hands-on tutorials are an important component of this course.


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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the paper should be able to:

  • 教学目的

    Use various corpus-based language analysis tools 熟练使用语料库工具

    Explore key components of written discourse 系统了解篇章构成要素

    Identify writer-reader interaction strategies in texts 辨识文章中交互技巧

    Analyse structures of different genres 自主分析各种文体结构

    Understand general principles of translation 理解翻译的基本理论

    Master common strategies of translation at different levels 掌握翻译常用手法

    Linked to the following assessments:
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Assessment Components

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The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0. There is no final exam. The final exam makes up 0% of the overall mark.

The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0 or 0:0, whichever is more favourable for the student. The final exam makes up either 0% or 0% of the overall mark.

Component DescriptionDue Date TimePercentage of overall markSubmission MethodCompulsory
1. Moodle participation
2. Tutorial participation
3. Reading assignment
17 Jun 2022
No set time
4. Translation assignment
10 Jun 2022
No set time
Assessment Total:     100    
Failing to complete a compulsory assessment component of a paper will result in an IC grade
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Required and Recommended Readings

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Required Readings

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There is no required textbook for this paper.

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Recommended Readings

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Recommended readings are in the CHINE306 Reading list.
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Online Support

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There is an online Moodle community for this course. The paper outline, assignment details, any required/recommended reading, and related resources will be made available on this site as the course progresses.


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This paper is worth 15 points, which equals 150 learning hours. Students are required to spend at least 10 hours per week contributing to all Moodle forums, attending Face-to-face/Zoom tutorials, completing assignments and preparing for tests.


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Admission for non-native speakers of Chinese is at the discretion of the lecturer.




Restricted papers: CHIN306

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