Study programme 2023-2024Français
Tanslation : German
Programme component of Master's in Translation (MONS) (day schedule) à la Faculty of Translation and Interpretation - School of International Interpreters

CodeTypeHead of UE Department’s
contact details
Teacher(s)
UT-M1-TRADUC-152-MCompulsory UEBODY Natacha
  • BODY Natacha

Language
of instruction
Language
of assessment
HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) CreditsWeighting Term
  • Allemand
Allemand41880022.002nd term

AA CodeTeaching Activity (AA) HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) Term Weighting
T-ALLE-503Translation from the Foreign Language into French & Introduction to Localisation418800Q2100.00%

Programme component

Objectives of Programme's Learning Outcomes

  • Linguistic Skills - Apply linguistic knowledge to the practice of translation or interpretation.
    • Master the French language at level C2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
    • Master the foreign languages at level C2 in reading and listening, and level C1 in writing and speaking.
    • Continuously assess and maintain that linguistic knowledge.
    • Transmit a message expressed in another language, orally or in writing, all the while respecting the intention, the target audience, the linguistic register and the objectives of the original language and message.
    • Be proficient in another foreign language.
  • Cultural and Intercultural Competency - Utilise intercultural knowledge in order to understand, analyse, and contextualise in the practice of translation.
    • Be familiar with the political, social and cultural environment of the working language and the chosen foreign languages, as well as a sustained effort to keep abreast of all new developments in those areas.
    • Be able to recognise the socio-cultural components underlying an oral or written text.
    • Analyse the assumptions, implicit or explicit, allusions, stereotypes and intertextuality of any oral or written document.
  • Thematic Competency - Develop and apply thematic knowledge related to domains in which translation is practised.
    • Identify what information and documentation is required.
    • Master the strategies, tools and techniques needed for carrying out documentary or terminological research.
  • Cognitive Skills - Possess a solid theoretical grounding in translation and/or interpretation and be able to apply it to the professional practice thereof and actively pursue further independent development of it.
    • Familiarise themselves with transposition techniques based on theoretical findings, subsequently leading to some practical automatisms.
    • Develop the necessary analytical and synthesis faculties to be able to understand and work on complex texts.
    • Develop knowledge and skills autonomously, particularly in terms of researching new theoretical approaches and tools in the field, with the aim of improving professional skills.
  • Ethical and Professional Skills - Be in command of the professional context of a translation
    • Manage all phases of a translation from reception of the order to delivery of the final product .
    • Negotiate with the client and provide the services agreed upon.
    • Produce an accurate translation or interpretation in respect of what was agreed with the client and in accordance with accepted quality assessment norms.
    • Abide by ethical norms in force in the profession (discretion, confidentiality, punctuality, etc.).
    • Work as an integral part of a team (translators, revisers, project managers, etc.).
  • IT Skills - Be familiar with and be able to use computer tools designed for translation and any applications specific to fields of specialisation.
    • Master IT tools and be able to effectively use software designed to aid in text correction, translation, terminography, typesetting, documentation research, etc.
    • Adapt to new tools and evaluate their strengths and limitations, particularly in the domains of voice recognition, subtitling and dubbing, localisation, etc.
    • Keep up with new developments in the field of IT and use it for professional purposes or to carry out research.

Language Combination

Unité d’enseignement de la combinaison linguistique

Learning Outcomes of UE

At the end of the first block of the master in translation or interpreting, students will be able to:
- understand the challenges of general translation and do the necessary research to solve those challenges;
- translate general texts in written and with a high degree of precision, in a correct French and in the appropriate style;
- translate and/or summarize general texts orally, without any mistranslations and at the normal rhythm of speech delivery.

UE Content: description and pedagogical relevance

Written translation of non-specialized texts of variable length and style, with highlighting of the common translation pitfalls and of the intertextual conventions in the source and target language.
Oral translation, exhaustive or summarized, of shorter general texts.
Texts accessible at the C1 level of the CEFR.

Prior Experience

Not applicable

Type of Teaching Activity/Activities

AAType of Teaching Activity/Activities
T-ALLE-503
  • Cours magistraux
  • Conférences
  • Travaux pratiques
  • Travaux de laboratoire
  • Exercices de création et recherche en atelier
  • Projet sur ordinateur
  • Etudes de cas
  • Projets supervisés

Mode of delivery

AAMode of delivery
T-ALLE-503
  • Face-to-face

Required Learning Resources/Tools

AARequired Learning Resources/Tools
T-ALLE-503Not applicable

Recommended Learning Resources/Tools

AARecommended Learning Resources/Tools
T-ALLE-503Not applicable

Other Recommended Reading

AAOther Recommended Reading
T-ALLE-503see French

Grade Deferrals of AAs from one year to the next

AAGrade Deferrals of AAs from one year to the next
T-ALLE-503Authorized

Term 2 Assessment - type

AAType(s) and mode(s) of Q2 assessment
T-ALLE-503
  • Written examination - Face-to-face
  • Production (written work, report, essay, collection, product, etc.) - To be submitted in class
  • Oral examination - Face-to-face

Term 2 Assessment - comments

AATerm 2 Assessment - comments
T-ALLE-503. Oral exam : Sight translation of a +/- 250 word text without dictionnary, in perfect French, without meaning mistakes and at anormal speech rythm.
. Written exam or written paper on localisation

 

Term 3 Assessment - type

AAType(s) and mode(s) of Q3 assessment
T-ALLE-503
  • Production (written work, report, essay, collection, product, etc.) - To be submitted online
  • Oral examination - Remote

Term 3 Assessment - comments

AATerm 3 Assessment - comments
T-ALLE-503see Q2
(*) HT : Hours of theory - HTPE : Hours of in-class exercices - HTPS : hours of practical work - HD : HMiscellaneous time - HR : Hours of remedial classes. - Per. (Period), Y=Year, Q1=1st term et Q2=2nd term
Date de dernière mise à jour de la fiche ECTS par l'enseignant : 09/05/2023
Date de dernière génération automatique de la page : 18/05/2024
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