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Approx. 25 hours to complete

Suggested: Ten weeks of study, 3-5 hours/week...

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Subtitles: English, Portuguese (Brazilian), Arabic, Chinese (Simplified)

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Beginner Level

Approx. 25 hours to complete

Suggested: Ten weeks of study, 3-5 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English, Portuguese (Brazilian), Arabic, Chinese (Simplified)

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
2 hours to complete

A Brief Introduction to Translation

3 videos (Total 24 min)
Week
2
4 hours to complete

The Process of Translation

4 videos (Total 52 min), 3 quizzes
4 videos
Looking for Appropriate Expressions13m
Week
3
7 hours to complete

Understanding and Expressing Word Meaning

6 videos (Total 82 min), 6 quizzes
6 videos
Adding or Omitting Words, Phrases, Clauses14m
Considering Connotations and Tones13m
Being Flexible15m
Week
4
3 hours to complete

Sentence Translation: Word Order, Division, and Combination

4 videos (Total 48 min), 4 quizzes
4 videos
Combining Sentences10m
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Top reviews from Translation in Practice

By VPJun 17th 2019

The lecturer was very knowledgeable and skilful. The course content was very well planned and managed. On the overall, I am very happy to have participated in this course. Thanks!

By DDFeb 10th 2019

Very high quality materials. Easy to understand. Helpful to know Chinese,however.

Instructor

Yuan Yao

Associate Professor

About Nanjing University

Nanjing University (NJU) is committed to excellence in teaching and research. Located on the prosperous eastern coast of China, NJU provides a dynamic environment that nurtures learning, creativity, and discovery on one of the most beautiful campuses in the country. Taking NJU's university offerings on Coursera will be a rewarding experience for learners from every corner of the world....

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