Course Syllabus
Course Name Literature I-(1) Fiction and non-fiction (E-J) (Course No:51003)
Category Expert Competence
Offered Major/ Year Taken/ Type of Course Major 1 / First or Second Year / Elective
Number of Credit 2
Number of Classes 16
Professor Yasushi Shibata

Email address:yasushi.s@babel.edu
Course Description Become familiar with translating long sentences.
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) Understand the meaning of words, phrases, and grammar constructions. Capture the overall image of the source text, and translate into natural target language (Japanese) while maintaining the nuances of the original.
Learning Outcome  Translate idiomatically and comprehensively the source language (English) into the natural target language (Japanese) by understanding the meaning of words, phrases, and grammatical construction, and also by capturing the overall image of the source language (English) text and writing target language (Japanese). Such idiomatic translation should maintain the nuances found in the source language text. Translate at a speed of 250 words (source language) per hour.
Course Progression Study basic learning materials
Answer practice exercises
Compare answer with sample translation
Listen to audio lectures
Submit homework assignments
Deliverable (Course Text, etc) Text I : CAREER CHOICE Text II : THE BRAVEST MAN  
*Authored originally by the Professor. Copyrighted by Babel University Professional School of Translation. 
*Revised in November 2012
Course Outline Lecture 1- 11: Text I CAREER CHOICE
Lecture 12-16: Text II THE BRAVEST MAN
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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