Chinese Translation and Interpretation
A third-year Chinese course focusing on Chinese translation and interpretation skills with the aim to improve students’ comprehension and communication abilities in Chinese. Different genres of authentic reading texts and real-life audio and video materials used as course materials. Topics to be covered closely related to culture, literature, society, business/economy, and science/technology. Teacher’s lectures of skills combined with students’ practices as the course format. Linguistic features and cultural practices between English and Chinese will be compared and demonstrated. Prerequisite: CHINESE232, CHINESE242, or their equivalent. One course.