LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION - SPANISH I
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The course was designed with the objective of giving translators the foundations for their skills in the Spanish language. In practical terms, the course is subdivided into two units, as follows:
-Unit A (5 credits), dedicated to the institutional and theoretical area of Spanish linguistic studies.
-Unit B (5 credits) is a specialist area of study focusing on the analysis and translation of texts by established writers.
Linguistic exercises will be held during both the six-month periods.
Course contents summary
A series of different types of texts will be studied in order to develop skills in recognising and solving problems regarding translation between two similar languages, by means of the linguistic contrastive analysis of Italian and Spanish.
-Translation. Principal characteristics
-Identification and analysis of different types of text
-Study of translation techniques, and their application
G. Paglia, Profilo di Lingua Spagnola: campionature fonico-grafiche, Parma, Casanova, 2003.
F. San Vicente (ed.) Partículas. Particelle. Estudios de lingüística contrastiva español e italiano. Clueb, 2007.
E. Coseriu, "Lo erróneo y lo acertado en la teoría de la traducción" en Coseriu El hombre y su lenguaje, Madrid, Gredos, 1977.
V. García Yebra, Teoría y práctica de la traducción, Madrid, Gredos, 1982.
J.C. Barbero y F. San Vicente, Actual. Gramática para comunicar en español. Bologna, Clueb, 2006.
S. Nergaard, Teorie contemporanee della traduzione, Milan, Bompiani, 1995.
In order to qualify for taking the oral examination, students will have to pass a written test.