ENG2123 - Translation


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assignment
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Assignment 100/100 1 semesters

Course content

This course will focus on translation from an interdisciplinary perspective. Central approaches to translation within the field of Translation Studies will be presented and discussed.

Learning outcome

Candidates who have passed this course
- are able to describe and reflect on the idea of equivalence between languages.
- are able to describe and reflect on other central ideas and issues within the field of Translation Studies.
- are able to use concepts and ideas from Translation Studies to analyse translations within different genres.
- are able to describe and analyse different types of translation problems in translations they have produced themselves.
- are able to describe and reflect on translation as a linguistic as well as a cultural undertaking.

Learning methods and activities

Video presentations and topical seminars (where the week’s topic is explored through task-based learning, collaborative writing and group discussions, under guidance). Students are required to use the course learning platform regularly.

Approved obligatory assignment is only valid in the semester in which the approval is given.

Compulsory assignments

  • Brief sketch of ideas for term paper (approx. 500 words/1-2 pages)
  • First draft of term paper (approx. 1000 words/2-3 pages)

Further on evaluation

Assessment: Term paper (approx. 2500 words/6-7 pages).

In semesters where ENG2123 is not taught, NTNU will not be offering a resit examination.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Course materials

Curriculum/reading list will be announced at the beginning of the semester.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
ENG3123 7.5 2016-09-01


Detailed timetable


Examination arrangement: Assignment

Term Statuskode Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Room *
Spring ORD Assignment 100/100
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date.
If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.