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Apr 17, 2024
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STMA 201 - Journalistic Translation into Arabic
This course focuses on techniques of translating journalistic texts. It emphasizes journalistic translation unique features as well as the translation methods adopted by experts in the field. Journalistic translation as performed in the market is practiced from day one in the class so that learners can go directly to the market well-prepared.

Part of the: Professional Diploma in Media and Audiovisual Translation

Learning Outcomes:
By the end of this course, learners will be able to:
1.Identify major conventions in source language (SL) newspaper writing and different house styles.
2.Discuss the different lexical features, registers used in newspaper features, editorials, supplements, fillers etc.
3.Recast the main ideas in the target language.
4.Produce journalistic inter-sentence and inter-paragraph coordination.
5.Observe space constraints in writing headlines.
6.Employ techniques for translating features, editorials, supplements, fillers, etc.

Prerequisite Course:
-Applicants must be university graduates (could be waived on a case-by-case basis).
-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:     
      Media & Audio Visual Trans
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 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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