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CORPUS LINGUISTICS AND TRANSLATION
LINGUISTICA DEI CORPORA E TRADUZIONE

Corpus-based translation
L'uso dei corpora per la traduzione

A.Y. Credits
2016/2017 8
Lecturer Email Office hours for students
Flora Sisti http://www.lingue.uniurb.it/cgi-bin/ricevimento.cgi
Teaching in foreign languages
Course with optional materials in a foreign language English
This course is entirely taught in Italian. Study materials can be provided in the foreign language and the final exam can be taken in the foreign language.

Assigned to the Degree Course

Languages for Didactics, Publishing and Business (LM-37)
Curriculum: TRADUZIONE EDITORIALE E FORMAZIONE LINGUISTICA
Date Time Classroom / Location

Learning Objectives

The hands-on course aims to introduce students to corpus linguistics and corpus-based translation.

Program

1. Corpus linguistics
2. Corpus investigation
3. Corpus-based translation

Learning Achievements (Dublin Descriptors)

Knowledge and understanding: students will learn corpus linguistics theory and will be able to explain corpus linguistics principles.
Applying knowledge and understanding: students will be able to identify and apply corpus linguistics theory to corpus-based translation.
Making judgements: students will be able to analyze and evaluate the strategies and theoretical tenets implemented in corpus-based translation autonomously.
Communication: students will be able to talk about corpus linguistics theory and corpus-based translation using corpus linguistic-specific language effectively.
Lifelong learning skills:  students will be able to learn collaboratively and carry out corpus-based translations in working environments effectively.

Teaching Material

The teaching material prepared by the lecturer in addition to recommended textbooks (such as for instance slides, lecture notes, exercises, bibliography) and communications from the lecturer specific to the course can be found inside the Moodle platform › blended.uniurb.it

Supporting Activities

Teaching materials and supporting activities can be accessed on Moodle › blended.uniurb.it


Didactics, Attendance, Course Books and Assessment

Didactics

Lectures, pair work, group work, face-to-face and online hands-on tasks, and corpus-based translation practice.

Course books

Carloni G. (2016). Corpus Linguistics and English Teaching Materials. Milano: Franco Angeli.

Zanettin Federico, Bernardini Silvia  (2000). I corpora nella didattica della traduzione. Corpus Use and Learning to Translate. Bologna: CLUEB.

Assessment

Oral exam focusing on the corpus-based translation assigned as a final task. For the exam, students will carry out a corpus-based translation following the guidelines provided by the instructor. Students will be assessed on the basis of the quality of the translation, the degree of efficacy in terms of corpus use, and their ability to reflect on the corpus-based translation process.

Additional Information for Non-Attending Students

Course books

Carloni G. (2016). Corpus Linguistics and English Teaching Materials. Milano: Franco Angeli.

Zanettin Federico, Bernardini Silvia  (2000). I corpora nella didattica della traduzione. Corpus Use and Learning to Translate. Bologna: CLUEB

Assessment

Oral exam focusing on the reading materials assigned. Students will be assessed on the basis of their knowledge of the theory introduced in the reading materials, their ability to think critically about the topics assigned, and their subject-specific communication skills.

Notes

Only attending students have to study the teaching materials available on Moodle.

Students can request to sit the final exam in English.

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