Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Theories Of Translation I AMT 201 3 4 + 0 4 4
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi ÖZDEN ŞAHİN
Course Lecturers Dr.Öğr.Üyesi ÖZDEN ŞAHİN,
Course Assistants
Course Category
Course Objective Teaching translation theories.
Course Content To introducethe translation-theoretical approaches, to teach practicality of translation theories in the process of translation.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To deepen students knowledge of translation theories. Lecture, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 To explain that translation is not a linguistic process. Lecture, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 To become aware of basic approaches to translation theories. Lecture, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 To have general knowledge on translation theories. Lecture, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
5 To examine how a translator analyse the translation processes. Lecture, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
6 To widen the horizon of students on current translation approaches.
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Translation theories of Cicero, Hieronymus and Luther
2 Native language world view (Humboldt)
3 Sign theories and universality of languages
4 Transformational Grammar (Chomsky)
5 Structural Semantics
6 The principle of untranslatability and tertium comparationis
7 Code switching process as translation process
8 Approach of the Leipziger School for translation
9 The translation process as a process of communication
10 The principle of potential equivalent (Otto Kade)
11 The translation process as transfer process
12 Schematization the translation process
13 Language pair targeted translation studies, Stilistique Comparee
14 From language pair targeted studies to translation oriented translation studies
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 X
2 X
11 X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Performans Görevi (Uygulama) 100
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
1. Final 40
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 4 64
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 4 64
Mid-terms 1 5 5
Assignment 1 4 4
Final examination 1 5 5
Total Workload 142
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.68
dersAKTSKredisi 4