Novriyanto Napu, S.Pd.,M.App.Ling
Department of English Education
Faculty of Education and Culture
State University of Gorontalo
Semester 3 – 2010 Teaching method: Lecture/discussion
Brief Course Overview
This course is designed to provide the students with competence in translating different types of written text up to the pre-intermediate level of difficulty from English into Indonesian and vice-versa. It develops students’ knowledge of the basic theory, concept and technique of translation. The translation practice materials will emphasize on grammatical, lexical and textual adjustment. In addition, the course provides the students with the knowledge of using dictionaries and other sources.
Course requirements and Grading
Final Exam: 25%
Assignments: 45% (3 essays); Asst.1: (10%). Asst.2: (15%). Asst.3: (20%)
Please do your own work. Do not copy from someone else. I cannot help you unless I know you are doing your own work. Remember that plagiarism will result in your failure on the course‼
Learning material: learning materials will be taken from several sources such as textbooks and internet, and be available through internet correspondence. Some texts used in the course:
Bassnett, Susan. 2002. Translation Studies. New York: Methuen & Co. Ltd
Bell,Roger T. 1993. Translation and Translating: Theory and Practice. England: Longman Group UK Limited.
Munday, J. (2001). Introducing Translation Studies: Theories and Applications. London: Routledge.
Robinson, Douglas. 2007. Becoming a Translator. New York: Routledge