This course is designed for students who have completed Thought and Society and would like to consolidate the Chinese they have studied while developing basic skills in translation. The goals of the course are to help students develop the following abilities:
1) To produce translations that conform to standard Chinese usage and phraseology;
2) To translate sentences, short essays, research reports, newspaper articles, and other materials;
3) To analyze and critique translations;
4) To present reports on translation materials and to practice translation between Chinese and English.