FRENCH 321 FRENCH TRANSLATION The practice and theory of translation will be the goal of this course. By the translation of a variety of texts, the class will engage in the discussion of important concepts and objectives of translation as well as being sensitized to the functioning of language. Exercises to hone translation skills and analyses of examples of translations will be some of the activities in this class. Prof M. Barsoum Office 1311 HW Office hours: MWTH 4 -5 Tel: 650-3511 FRENCH TRANSLATION French 321 SEMAINEDU 25 aout Introduction IProverbes Exercice 1 - Utilisation des dictionnaires Exercice 2 - Utilisations des dictionnaires (suite) Exercice 3 - Nombre Exercice 4 Le Motjuste (conge 9/1) Exercice 5 Predominance du substantif en fran£ais Exercice 6 Adjectifs de relation Exercice 7 Faux amis de structure TEST: Le~ons 1-5 Exercice 8 Noms et Adjectifs composes Exercice 9 Locutions prepositives Exercice 10 Etoffements ) (conge 9/29 & 1011) Exercice 11 Transposition Exercice 12 Equivalence Exercice 13 Le Concret et I' Abstrait Exercice 14 "It" (conge 10/13 &Tuesday follows Monday's MIDTERM Le~ons 6-12 & 4 Exercice 15 Derivation irreguliere Exercice 16 Derivation irreguliere Exercice 17 Prepositions Exercice 18 Perils du verbe TEST : Le~ons 13-16 Exercice 19 "Up" and "Out" ou Ie sens derive des prepositions Exercice 20 Faux-Amis ou Mots-Sosies Traduction - Mark Twain Exercice 21 Exercice 22 Chasse-Croise Zeugmes EXIGENCES DU COURS: examen de mi-semestre 20% examen fmal 30% devoirs 20% epreuves 20% participation 10% Books on Translation: Henri Mechonnic. Pour la Poetique II. Paris, Gallimard, 1973 George Steiner, After Babel. Oxford Unvi Press, 1975 Eugene Nida, Toward a Science of Translating. La Haye, MOunton, 1964 Eugene Nida & C. Taber. Theory and Practice of Translation. La Haye, Mounton, 1969. Students should refrain from eating and drinking in class and should turn off cell phones and beepers. The final exam will not be administered to individual students before the scheduled date except in case of an emergency Hunter College Policy on Academic Integrity: "Hunter College regards acts of academic dishonesty (e.g. plagiarism, cheating on examinations, obtaining unfair advantage, and falsification of records and official documents) as serious offences against the values of intellectual honesty. The College is committed to enforcing the CUNY Policy on Academic Integrity and will pursue cases of academic dishonesty according to the Hunter College Academic Integrity Procedures"