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Admission to GradDipTransInter or MTransInterStudAdv or MTransInter or MTransInterMAppLingTESOL or MTransInterMIntRel or MConfInt
This unit provides students with practical opportunities to use various technologies in the context of translation and interpreting. Students will develop an understanding of how translation memory works, learn how to build termbases, acquire project management skills and learn how to use Translation Environmnet Tools (TenTs). The combined online module and tutorial format gives students the opportunity to understand how technology works and simultaneously put into practice what they have learnt.
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|Translation Technology||10%||No||Week 3|
In-class practical exam aimed at testing your ability to use translation tools. The exam is accompanied by a series of questions relating to the task.
This quiz is aimed at testing your knowledge of Memsource, the first Computer Assisted Translation (CAT) tool introduced in the unit.
During the course of the unit, you will need to gather materials to deepen your understanding of the concepts presented. This material must be agglomerated into a portfolio for assessment at the end of the semester.
You will be divided in teams to simulate the work of a translation agency. During the course of the project, your group will maintain a reflective journal and will present your findings through a presentation in the last week of the session. Group sessions (face-to-face or online) will be organized for this task.
This quiz is aimed at testing your knowledge of the theoretical concepts relating to translation technology.
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Unit information based on version 2021.04 of the Handbook