Translation from French into German

ltrad2910  2017-2018  Louvain-la-Neuve

Translation from French into German
5 credits
30.0 h

This biannual learning unit is being organized in 2017-2018
Etienne Dany;
The student must have attained competency level C1 of the Common European Framework for Languages (C1 - effective operational proficiency): he or she can comprehend a large number of non-specialized or semi-specialized texts, grasp implicit meaning and aspects of pragmatics as well as extralinguistic and cultural elements. He or she must possess an in-depth knowledge of both French and German grammar and the different levels and registers pertaining to the two languages. 
Main themes
Translating from French into German miscellaneous non-specialized or semi-specialized sentences and texts containing grammatical, lexical, orthographic and stylistic difficulties

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :


Contribution of teaching unit to learning outcomes assigned to programme

This unit contributes to the acquisition and development of the following learning outcomes, as assigned to the Master¿s degree in translation :


2.1, 2.2, 2.6

4.3, 4.4


Specific learning outcomes on completion of teaching unit

On completing this unit the student is able to:

·         Translate a text written in French into German, respecting the requirements of the target audience as well as meaning and register, without mistranslations and displaying a high degree of mastery in both grammar and orthography.

Make astute use of both internet dictionaries and encyclopaedias and similar aids in paper form.


The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Master [120] in Translation