18-19 FR2004: Introduction to Translation

The aims of this course are as follows:
• To enhance your understanding of the structures, vocabulary and nuances of both the French and English language
• To increase your awareness of and ability to handle complex grammatical structures
• To improve your competence at close reading and at analysis and textual commentary
• To increase your awareness of translation difficulties
• To enhance your ability to resolve translation problems through the acquisition of specialised techniques