|Name||Internship (Translation Methods and Practice)|
|Level and type||Post-graduate Studies, Professional|
|Field of study||Languages|
|Academic staff||Larisa Iļinska, Tatjana Smirnova, Marina Platonova, Jūlija Kuzņecova|
|Credit points||6.0 (9.0 ECTS)|
Students implement a terminographical project, taking part in compiling databases of terms in relevant scientific technical fields. Students contribute terms, synonymous terms and explanation entries; assess terms submitted by peer students; study lexical phenomena associated with term formation: synonymy, polysemy, homonymy, etc. .
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
|The aim of the Masters internship is to perfect and reinforce students' skills and competence in terminology translation, standardization and development. The tasks of internship: 1. to develop a terminology thesaurus; 2. to select entries that are representative of terminology in a given field; 3. to organize entries following the guidelines for thesauri development; 4. to establish semantic relationships between the entries; 5. to demonstrate awareness of the source and target language word formation patterns; 6. to be able to present and justify the results of one’s work.|
Students are able to illustrate application options of principles and methods of contemporary terminology theory. - Students demonstrate theoretical knowledge acquired on terminology management methods, aims and systems, presenting reports in the lecture room. Assessment: thesaurus, mark acc. to 10 grade scale.
Students are able to study theoretical premises of terminography. - Students on the basis of terminology science premises inform the peers at seminars on particular strategies of term formation, term base compilation and other issues in the field. Assessment: 10 grade scale.
Students are able to use terminology data bases and recognize principles and methods of their compilation. - Students standardize and apply in practice theoretical knowledge acquired within the framework of professional studies. Assessment: 10 grade scale.
Students are able to acquire research and academic skills for independent meaning analysis at various levels. - Assessment: thesaurus. Evaluation: mark according to 10 grade scale
|Course prerequisites||English language skills at C1 level according to CEFR|