Course Syllabus
Course Name Translation for Subtitles: Drama (E-J) (Course No:52009)
Category Expert Competence
Year Taken First or Second Year
Offered Major/ Type of Course Major 1 / Elective
Number of Classes 16
Number of Credit 2
Professor Taketo Tanaka
Email address: taketo.t@babel.edu
Course Description Advanced level course for students with basic skills in subtitle translation.
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 a high level of subtitle translation skill through practical exercises of theatrical movie subtitles.
Learning Outcome  Accurately perform idiomatic translation of theatrical movie subtitles with a high degree of proficiency. Translate at a speed of 5 hours for one source language movie approximately 1.5 hours in length.
Course Organization Watch video
Using the lecture script, translate subtitle
Compare with sample subtitle translation and go over any mistakes
Listen to audio lecture
Mark your own work using professor's translation examples
Submit assignment
Deliverable (Course Text, etc) "Forrest Gump"
"When Harry Met Sally..."
Course Text
*Authored originally by Professor. Copyrighted by Babel University Professional School of Translation.
*Revised in November 2012
Course Outline Lecture 1 - 8: "Forrest Gump"
Lecture 9 - 16: "When Harry Met Sally"
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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