Japanese Translation I
Prerequisite: Sophomores of Japanese Dept.
This course is a required course for the Sophomores of Japanese Department. It is aimed at cultivating students’ basic skills of Chinese-Japanese translation.
The major text is Nihongo Hyogen Bunkei. Translation exercises will start with short articles and then handouts of long articles will follow. Articles to be previewed will be assigned in advance and important instructions will be announced at the same time. The translation exercise will be done in class in the following week. Finally, the professor will correct and explain students’ errors.
Text: Nihongo Hyogen Bunkei(edited by Japanese Language Research Group) & Handouts
Grading: Midterm Exam 30%, Final Exam 30%, Class Participation 40%
(Note: Five points will be deducted from the final score for each absence from class without proper notification.)