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IT908 - Translation and Communication Skills

  • Module code: IT908
  • Module name: Translation and Communication Skills
  • Department: Italian Studies
  • Credit: 30

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The aim of the Module is to provide essential training in advanced inter-language and inter-cultural skills in English and Italian, as well as an awareness of theoretical issues in the areas of translation studies.

Principal learning outcomes

The module will address a series of issues relating to translation and other forms of re-writing, with specific reference to translation between Italian and English language and culture, with the aim of sensitising students to aspects of cultural as well as linguistic difference.

Timetabled teaching activities

One seminar of one and a half hours per week. Seminars on Tuesday afternoon at Birmingham and Thursday afternoon at Warwick.

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Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
30 CATS (Module code: IT908-30)
A (Assessed work only) Assessment 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:



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