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TRA5106 - Linguistics for Business and Law

Credit Units: 3
Duration: 45 hours
Prerequisites: Nil
Module Description
This course applies linguistic theories to a systemic study of the language types used by Chinese/English business and legal professionals. It provides the student an opportunity to critically assess several linguistic approaches to an in-depth analysis of Chinese/English business and legal documents—including (but not limited to) semantic, syntactic and textual approaches, and become aware of a range of the literature on the theoretical premises and applied components of a linguistic framework within which translation is intended.