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TRA6103 - Electronic Tools for Translators of Philosophical, Historical and Literary Texts

Credit Units: 3
Duration: 45 hours
Prerequisites: Nil
Module Description
This module develops students’ competence in translating philosophical, historical and literary texts between English and Chinese with the help of technology. Students will get familiar with a range of electronic tools for conducting background research, finding useful expressions and enhancing word choice. They will learn how to analyse and solve problems with the help of dictionaries, thesauri, parallel texts, rhyming tools, and other language aids.