Burmese Texts and Translation
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Objectives and learning outcomes of the course
At the end of the course students will have:
- extended their language skills by reading,discussing and translating Burmese texts
- acquired knowledge of the topics addressed in Burmese texts by selecting and reading relevant material (in English) in a programme of directed reading
- gained the experience of producing a formal English translation of a Burmese text of moderate length, such as a short story or scholarly article, with appropriate attention to style and detail.
WorkloadTotal of 22 weeks teaching with 2 hours classroom contact per week.
Method of assessmentTwo essays of 2,500 words each to be submitted on day 1, week 1, term 2 and day 1, week 1, term 3 (30%). One translation of 10,000 words to be submitted on day 1, term 3 (70%).
A reading list for this course will be given to students at the beginning of the course.