GERMAN LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION I

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Code
65046
ACADEMIC YEAR
2021/2022
CREDITS
12 credits during the 1st year of 8743 Translation and Interpreting (LM-94) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
L-LIN/14
LANGUAGE
German
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Translation and Interpreting)
semester
Annual
Prerequisites
Prerequisites (for future units)
This unit is a prerequisite for:
  • Translation and Interpreting 8743 (coorte 2021/2022)
  • GERMAN LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION II 65047
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

SPECIALIZED GERMAN TRANSLATION

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

This course seeks to provide students with specialist knowledge and skills in German linguistics and translation and to delve into individual aspects, including languages for special purposes, such as economics and business. It provides for the support of courses, held by professional translators, interpreters and language assistants, native speakers of German and Italian, aimed at practical learning of the language and of interlinguistic mediation at the specialist level, and of an interpreting module in which basic techniques of dialogic interpretation are applied.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The students will be familiarized with the particular characteristics of various technical and scientific languages for special purposes

Aim of the class is to enable students to have profound competences

- in translation of tecnical and scientific texts from German into Italian language and from Italian into German language.

- in interpreting of various text types with special regard on tecnical and scientific texts

- in consecutive and simultaneous interpreting

- in techniques oft ext revision and text editing and ist application for translating into German and into Italian language.

- in theory of terminology and the creation of terminological enties in German language

- in the theory of technical and scientific translation and in techniques of documentation for tecnical and scientific translation

- in text analysis and translatological analysis of technical, journalistic, scientific and popular scientific texts.

PREREQUISITES

Students must demonstrate a B2 level of language proficiency according to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR)

TEACHING METHODS

The theory lectures (30 lessons, 1st semester) will be accompanied during the whole academic year by practical language exercises.

The practical language exercises and the theory class will be offered in winter term in distant learning modality through Teams and Aulaweb platforms (see informations in Aulaweb). Details will be communicated in Aulaweb. Subject to eventual provisions regarding the development of the sanitary situation, during spring term the lectures will take place in form of traditional classroom teaching.

 

- theory class: 30 lessons (I term)

- interpreting I year: 40 lessons (20 lessons I term + 20 lessons II term);

- interpreting II year: 40 lessons (20 lessons I term + 20 lessons II term);

- technical and scientific translation German-Italian (20 lessons, II term);

- technical and translation Italian-German (20 lessons, I term);

- techniques of text revision and editing German-Italian (20 lessons, I term).
- techniques of text revision and editing Italian-German (20 lessons, II term).
 

The language classes begin in October 2021; time schedules, programs, instructors and auditoriums will be published in Aulaweb and on the websites of the single instructors until the end of September 2021. The language exercises include yearlong grammar lessons for beginners and advanced learners.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The class will introduce students to technical, journalistic, scientific and popular scientific languages for special purposes and make students familiar with technical and scientific translation as well as consecutive and simultaneous interpreting of technical and scientific issues, text revision and editing and translation theory and theory of terminology. During the class various texts from technical, humanistic and scientific fields will be analyzed metalinguistically and translatologically and translated.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Theory class:

  • Arntz, R. / Picht, H., / Mayer, F. (2004): Einführung in die Terminologiearbeit, Olms, Hildesheim. (CSB)
  • Baur, Wolfram / Eichner, Brigitte / Kalina, Sylvia / Mayer, Felix (Hg.) (2012): Übersetzen in die Zukunft. Dolmetscher und Übersetzer: Experten für die Fachkommunikation, Berlin: BDÜ Fachverlag.
  • Fluck, H.-R. (1996): Fachsprachen, Francke/UTB, Tübingen-Basel.
  • Kadric, Mira et al.: Translatorische Methodik, Wien: Facultas, 2012.
  • Rega, L. / Magris M. (Hrsg.) (2004):  Übersetzen in der Fachkommunikation – Comunicazione specialistica e traduzione, Narr, Tübingen. (CSB)
  • Roelcke, T. (1999): Fachsprachen, Schmidt, Berlin.
  • Schreiber, Michael: Grundlagen der Übersetzungswissenschaft,  Berlin-New York: De Gruyter, 2006.
  • Stolze, R. (2009): Fachübersetzen - Ein Lehrbuch für Theorie und Praxis, Frank und Timme, Berlin. (CSB)

Further bibliographical and didactic material will be provided during the semester (Aulaweb).

 

Applied module

Teaching materials will be communicated at the beginning of the semester by the lecturers and in Aulaweb.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Office hours: Go to professor's homepage: https://lingue.unige.it/node/781

Exam Board

JOACHIM HANS BERND GERDES (President)

SIMONA LEONARDI

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

The theory lectures (30 lessons, 1st semester) will be accompanied during the whole academic year by practical language exercises.

The practical language exercises and the theory class will be offered in winter term in distant learning modality through Teams and Aulaweb platforms (see informations in Aulaweb). Details will be communicated in Aulaweb. Subject to eventual provisions regarding the development of the sanitary situation, during spring term the lectures will take place in form of traditional classroom teaching.

 

- theory class: 30 lessons (I term)

- interpreting I year: 40 lessons (20 lessons I term + 20 lessons II term);

- interpreting II year: 40 lessons (20 lessons I term + 20 lessons II term);

- technical and scientific translation German-Italian (20 lessons, II term);

- technical and translation Italian-German (20 lessons, I term);

- techniques of text revision and editing German-Italian (20 lessons, I term).
- techniques of text revision and editing Italian-German (20 lessons, II term).
 

The language classes begin in October 2021; time schedules, programs, instructors and auditoriums will be published in Aulaweb and on the websites of the single instructors until the end of September 2021. The language exercises include yearlong grammar lessons for beginners and advanced learners.

LESSONS START

1st semester: October, 2021 (theory module; applied modules)

2nd semester: February, 2022 (applied modules)

Theory module 30 h (1st semester) (Prof. Joachim Gerdes). In accordance with the public health measures designed to slow the COVID-19, the course will be held remotely through the Teams and Aulaweb platforms.

Language learning modules, translation, and interpreting: In accordance with the public health measures designed to contain the COVID-19, in the 1st semester all courses will be held remotely through the Teams and Aulaweb platforms. The courses scheduled for 2nd semester 2021 are expected to take place regularly.

 

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

The theory lessons will be concluded by an oral exam in which the arguments treated during the class will be asked about. The languages classes will be completed by written exams (translation classes, text revision) and an oral exam (interpreting). During the oral exam at the end of the theory class the students have to provide evidence of their profound knowledge of the arguments dealt with during the lessons, the designed texts and the materials published in Aulaweb.

Inscription for the exam of the theory class on the homepage of the University of Genoa (www.unige.it) at the link „servizi online per gli studenti“ and for the exams of the applied modules in Aulaweb.

The program of the course is valid until February 2023 in accordance to the departmental regulation.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Theory class (25% of final vote):

oral exam

Language exercises (75% of final vote):

written exams (specialized translation, text revision)

oral exam (interpreting)

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
17/01/2022 09:00 GENOVA linguaggi tecnico scientifici ita > ted Ling. Tec.-sc. ita>ted (recupero) Rausch
17/01/2022 11:15 GENOVA inguaggi tecnico scientifici ted > it Ling. Tec.-sc. ted > it (recupero) (Lanata) 11:15–13:15
17/01/2022 16:00 GENOVA modulo teorico modulo teorico leonardi
18/01/2022 09:00 GENOVA Compitino Revisione testuale tedesco-italiano (recupero) - LM94 (Pellegrino) Ore 9-10. L'esame si svolge in modalità remota sulla piattaforma TEAMS a causa delle misure di sicurezza dovute alla pandemia covid. Codice del TEAM: vedi Aulaweb NB: il termine per l'iscrizione è fissato a 2 giorni prima della data dell'appello.
18/01/2022 11:00 GENOVA Compitino Revisione testuale italiano-tedesco (recupero) - LM94 (Udvari) Ore 11-12 L'esame si svolge in modalità remota sulla piattaforma TEAMS a causa delle misure di sicurezza dovute alla pandemia covid. Codice del TEAM: vedi Aulaweb NB: il termine per l'iscrizione è fissato a 2 giorni prima della data dell'appello.
20/01/2022 09:00 GENOVA linguaggi economici ted > it linguaggi economici ted > it (Cramer) 9–11
20/01/2022 11:15 GENOVA linguaggi economici it > ted linguaggi economici it > ted (Cramer) 11:15–13:15
21/01/2022 14:00 GENOVA linguaggi giuridici ted > it linguaggu giuridici ted > it (Udvari) 14–16
21/01/2022 16:15 GENOVA linguaggi giuridici it > ted linguaggu giuridici it > ted (Udvari) 16:15–18:15
03/02/2022 16:00 GENOVA modulo teorico modulo teorico leonardi
24/05/2022 09:00 GENOVA Compitino Esame scritto, ore 9-11: LM94 1/2 – Revisione tedesco-italiano (Pellegrino) – Aula Informatica (AdP) NB: il termine per l'iscrizione è fissato a 7 giorni prima della data dell'appello.
24/05/2022 11:15 GENOVA Compitino Esame scritto, ore 11.15-13.15: LM94 1/2 – Revisione testuale italiano-tedesco (Udvari) - Aula Informatica (AdP) NB: il termine per l'iscrizione è fissato a 7 giorni prima della data dell'appello.
26/05/2022 14:00 GENOVA Compitino Esame scritto, ore 14-16: LM94 1/2 – Linguaggio tecnico-scientifico tedesco-italiano (Lanata) – aula G-H-I NB: il termine per l'iscrizione è fissato a 7 giorni prima della data dell'appello.
26/05/2022 16:15 GENOVA Compitino Esame scritto, ore 16.15-18.15: LM94 1/2 – Linguaggio tecnico-scientifico italiano-tedesco (Rausch) – aula G-H-I NB: il termine per l'iscrizione è fissato a 7 giorni prima della data dell'appello.
27/05/2022 14:00 GENOVA Compitino Esame scritto, ore 14-16: LM94 1/2 – Recupero Linguaggio economico tedesco-italiano (Cramer) – aula L NB: il termine per l'iscrizione è fissato a 7 giorni prima della data dell'appello.
27/05/2022 16:15 GENOVA Compitino Esame scritto, ore 16.15-18.15: LM94 1/2 – Recupero Linguaggio economico italiano-tedesco (Cramer) – aula L NB: il termine per l'iscrizione è fissato a 7 giorni prima della data dell'appello.
31/05/2022 14:00 GENOVA Compitino Esame scritto, ore 14-16: LM94 1/2 – Recupero Linguaggio giuridico italiano-tedesco (Udvari) – aula L NB: il termine per l'iscrizione è fissato a 7 giorni prima della data dell'appello.
31/05/2022 16:15 GENOVA Compitino Esame scritto, ore 16.15-18.15: LM94 1/2 – Recupero Linguaggio giuridico tedesco-italiano (Udvari) – aula L NB: il termine per l'iscrizione è fissato a 7 giorni prima della data dell'appello.
07/06/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale Lingua e traduzione tedesca 1/2 (LM94) - modulo teorico (Gerdes) Ore 9.00, Aula A (Polo Didattico) Esame orale
23/06/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale Lingua e traduzione tedesca 1/2 (LM94) - modulo teorico (Gerdes) Ore 9.00, Aula A (Polo Didattico) Esame orale
06/09/2022 09:00 GENOVA Compitino Esame scritto, ore 9-11: LM94 1/2 – Revisione tedesco-italiano (Pellegrino) – Aula H-I NB: il termine per l'iscrizione è fissato a 7 giorni prima della data dell'appello.
06/09/2022 11:00 GENOVA Compitino Esame scritto, ore 11-13: LM94 1/2 – Revisione testuale italiano-tedesco (Udvari) - Aula H-I NB: il termine per l'iscrizione è fissato a 7 giorni prima della data dell'appello.
08/09/2022 14:00 GENOVA Compitino Esame scritto, ore 14-16: LM94 1/2 – Linguaggio tecnico-scientifico tedesco-italiano (Lanata) – aula H-I NB: il termine per l'iscrizione è fissato a 7 giorni prima della data dell'appello.
08/09/2022 16:00 GENOVA Compitino Esame scritto, ore 16-18: LM94 1/2 – Linguaggio tecnico-scientifico italiano-tedesco (Rausch) – aula H-I NB: il termine per l'iscrizione è fissato a 7 giorni prima della data dell'appello.
09/09/2022 14:00 GENOVA Compitino Esame scritto, ore 14-16: LM94 1/2 – Recupero Linguaggio giuridico italiano-tedesco (Udvari) – aula L NB: il termine per l'iscrizione è fissato a 7 giorni prima della data dell'appello.
09/09/2022 16:15 GENOVA Compitino Esame scritto, ore 16.15-18.15: LM94 1/2 – Recupero Linguaggio giuridico tedesco-italiano (Udvari) – aula L NB: il termine per l'iscrizione è fissato a 7 giorni prima della data dell'appello.
12/09/2022 09:00 GENOVA Compitino Esame scritto, ore 9-11: LM94 1/2 – Recupero Linguaggio economico italiano-tedesco (Cramer) – aula L NB: il termine per l'iscrizione è fissato a 7 giorni prima della data dell'appello.
12/09/2022 11:15 GENOVA Compitino Esame scritto, ore 11.15-13.15: LM94 1/2 – Recupero Linguaggio economico tedesco-italiano (Cramer) – aula L NB: il termine per l'iscrizione è fissato a 7 giorni prima della data dell'appello.
14/09/2022 15:00 GENOVA Orale Lingua e traduzione tedesca 1/2 (LM94) - modulo teorico (Gerdes) Ore 15.00, Aula A (Polo Didattico) Esame orale
28/09/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale Lingua e traduzione tedesca 1/2 (LM94) - modulo teorico (Gerdes) Ore 15.00, Aula A (Polo Didattico) Esame orale

FURTHER INFORMATION

Target group: Mandatory modules for first and second year students of Translation and Interpreting (LM 94) who have German as a main subject.

 

Credit Points: The entire course (theory class + translation and interpreting)  is credited with 12 credit points (CP / ECTS).

 

Language: Lessons will be held in German.