NATIONAL ARTS COUNCIL

NAC-AEP Programme Details

Experience
Literary Arts

Programme ID: AEP0417793

Introduction to Translation

- OUTLINE -

The "Introduction to Translation" programme will expose the students to the development of translation in Singapore over the past 200 years and the importance of translation in a multicultural society. Through lectures and hands-on practice, students will learn about basic translation concepts, including qualities of a “good” translation, concept of equivalence, foreignization vs domesticisation, as well as basic translation techniques.

- LEARNING OBJECTIVES -

1. Students will acquire knowledge of basic theory and techniques relating to literary translation;
2. Students will develop basic competence in applying this knowledge through in-class exercises;
3. Students will be guided to reflect on various issues relating to cross-language and intercultural communication.

- DETAILS -

SCHOOL

Sec - Upper / JC/CI

English / Mandarin

1

3 Session(s)
1.5 per Session

20

Microphone / PROJECTOR AND SCREEN

- COST -

$18 per Hour

1600.00 (3 SESSIONS; 90 MINS EACH SESSION)

Schools may use the Tote Board Arts Grant to subsidise the programme cost. There is a subsidy of up to 50% of the programme cost for mainstream schools, and up to 70% of the programme cost for Special Education Schools.
The Tote Board Arts Grant is not applicable to pre-schools. NAC partners selected pre-school centres to receive funding to purchase Pre-School AEP.

The following programme is approved under NAC-AEP 2017/2018 until 31 December 2018.


- CONTACT -

- THE SELECT CENTRE -

WILLIAM PHUAN

81239394

WILLIAM@SELECTCENTRE.ORG