Jun 17, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

RUSS 3610 - Introduction to Translation

This 3 credit hour course introduces students to the art and craft of translation. Students will get acquainted with the main translation strategies, learn about basic principles of translation from Russian into English, familiarize themselves with the main challenges of translating from Russian into English. The course focuses on the translation process and translator’s decisions, pre-translation analysis of the text and proofreading techniques. The course is aimed at deepening the students’ understanding of the Russian morphology and syntax. Expanding students’ vocabulary is among other course objectives, which also include development of critical thinking, analytical skills, and the ability to compare and contrast both languages.

Prerequisite: Upper intermediate level of Russian or RUSS 3002 with a grade of C or higher