Translation from French into Dutch

ltrad2930  2020-2021  Louvain-la-Neuve

Translation from French into Dutch
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information below is subject to change, in particular that concerning the teaching mode (presential, distance or in a comodal or hybrid format).
5 credits
30.0 h

  This biannual learning unit is not being organized in 2020-2021 !

Fromont Audrey;
Main themes
Translating from French into Dutch 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 :

1 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 Dutch, 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.
Short texts or documents regarding the labour market
Exercises on grammar and vocabulary
Teaching methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

Translation by students in class or at home.  Each translation is corrected individually by the tutor and discussed in class.
Evaluation methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

Written examination at the end of each semester.  Translation from French into Dutch on PC in Word document.  Two short texts need to be translated, one with the help of online resources and another one without this support.
Other information
Online resources
Van Dale French ' Dutch dictionary via e-library UCL ' Google ' ; + miscellaneous sources to be assessed by each individual student
Sirjacobs, G (2012). Néerlandais intermédiaire ' avancé.  Vocabulaire des affaires. Volume 2 : phrases-types et exercices. Bruxelles : de boeck

Fayet, M (2015) Modèles-Types de Lettres et Courriers Électroniques.  
Paris : Eyrolles.
Faculty or entity

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

Title of the programme
Master [120] in Translation