Course Syllabus
Course Name Translation for International Finance (E-J) (Course No:52054)
Category Expert Competence
Year Taken First or Second Year
Offered Major/ Type of Course Major 2 / Elective
Number of Credit 2
Number of Classes 16
Professor Takaaki Maeda
Email address : takaaki.m@babel.edu
Course Description Read news, editorials, and essays related to international finance in newspapers and professional journals written in English.
Course Policy

Attendance : Enter the course with password.
Netiquette : Refer to the Netiquette Policy in the Student Handbook.
Student with special needs : Refer to the Students with Disabilities and Accommodation Policy in the Student Handbook.
Academic Honesty : Refer to the Student integrity and Academic Honesty Policy in the Student Handbook.
Honor Code : Refer to the Honor Code Policy in the Student Handbook.

Course Objective (Goal) Obtain knowledge and skills in international finance translation through reading and translating English printed media.
Learning Outcome  Translate accurately, comprehensively, and fluently various English articles, commentaries, editorials and other documents in the field of international finance into Japanese by understanding and becoming familiar with terminology, word and idiom usage, writing style of such articles, commentaries, editorials and other documents in the field of international finance in both the U.S. and Japan. Translate at a speed of 250 words per hour (source language).
Course Progression Translate the original text referring to notes and audio lectures.
Self-evaluate the translation using translated examples and explanations, if any.
Submit assignment.
Deliverable (Course Text, etc) Course pack (16 chapters)
*Authored originally by Professor for this course. Copyrighted by Babel University Professional School of Translation.
*Revised in November 2012.
Course Outline Lesson 1: International Currency Trends- 1 Asian Currency Crisis
Lesson 2: International Currency Trends- 2 Japanese Yen
Lesson 3: International Currency Trends- 3 US Dollar and Euro
Lesson 4: International Currency Trends- 4 China Ranminbi
Lesson 5: Economic Trends by Country- 1 China-1
Lesson 6: Economic Trends by Country- 2 China-2
Lesson 7: Economic Trends by Country- 3 China-3
Lesson 8: Economic Trends by Country- 4 Korea and Taiwan
Lesson 9: Economic Trends by Country- 5 Other Asian Countries-1
Lesson 10: Economic Trends by Country- 6 Other Asian Countries-2
Lesson 11: Economic Trends by Country- 7 Japan-1
Lesson 12: Economic Trends by Country- 8 Japan-2
Lesson 13: Economic Trends by Country- 9 United States-1
Lesson 14: Economic Trends by Country- 10 United States-2
Lesson 15: Foreign Exchange Transactions- 1 Investment Funds
Lesson 16: Foreign Exchange Transactions- 2 Other Transactions
Grade Evaluation and Course Requirement 1. Assignments (All assignments must be submitted)
2. Final Exam (Minimum Course Requirement: B or above)
Grade Score
A 85 - 100
B 70 - 84
C 60 - 69
D 50 - 59
F 49 and under
Submission papers will be returned with the evaluation sheet, which states evaluation marking and comments as well as corrections with rubrics.

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