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Apr 17, 2024
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STLU 201 - Legal Translation 1
This course focuses on training learners on translation of critical documents such as laws, contracts certificates etc. which require the utmost attention to ensure the production of accurate translation. Furthermore, the course expands the trainee’s repertoire of legal vocabulary, terminology and expressions.

Part of the:The Professional Diploma in Legal and UN Translation

Learning Outcomes:
By the end of this course, learners will be able to:-
1. list linguistic principles governing legal language in Arabic and English;
2. describe linguistic principles governing legal language in Arabic and English;
3. produce legal lexical equivalents;
4. rewrite translated legal documents in standard legal language;
5. translate legal documents accurately;and
6. revise translated legal documents.

Admission Requirements for the above certificate(s):
1. Applicants must be university graduates (could be waived on a case-by-case basis) .
2. Completion of the Foundation Certificate in Translation and Interpreting.

Term duration: 12 Weeks
Schedule: 1 Session/week - 2.5 Hrs/Session
Or
Term duration: 6 Weeks
Schedule: 2 Sessions/week - 2.5 Hrs/Session

Assessments and Attendance:
Learners are assessed throughout the term by tests, quizzes, assignments, projects or other means of evaluation. End-of-term achievement tests measure learners’ overall performance in the course. The final grade in each course is based on learners’ performance on continual assessment measures and the final test. Final course grades are NOT based on attendance, since in accordance with SCE’s attendance policy, learners must attend at least 75 percent of the class sessions in order to be allowed to take the final examination.
3.000 Continuing Education Units
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Continuing Education
Schedule Types: Lecture

SCE Language Department

Course Attributes:
SCE-TRAN-REG

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs:     
      Legal & UN Translation
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Continuing Education
Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges:     
      School of Continuing Education
Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors:     
      SCE Translation
Must be enrolled in one of the following Departments:     
      SCE Language

Prerequisites:
(Continuing Education level STTI 101 Minimum Grade of D and Continuing Education level STTI 102 Minimum Grade of D and Continuing Education level STTI 103 Minimum Grade of D and Continuing Education level STTI 104 Minimum Grade of D)

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