Mass Media Translation

 

Course Title: Mass Media Translation

Course No. 336 Najd

Credit Hours. 2

Section: 4745

 

 

Course Description:

 

This course will introduce you to translation in the field of media.  It will present you with the challenge of translating texts from media outlets such as newspapers, magazines, and online articles. It will also introduce you to the language of media: Abbreviations, agencies, terms, etc. There will be materials chosen from the previously mentioned outlets. You will also be introduced to what media is, and the skills needed to tackle this field, such as structuring headlines, and analyzing articles.

 

Course Objectives:

 

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

 

-        Translate texts from Arabic to English and vice versa. 

-        Know all types of media outlets.

-        Improve your skills in reading and comprehension. 

-        Utilize the skills for deduction and critical thinking.

-        Know more about news agencies and newspapers.

-        Know common terms related to media in English and Arabic.

-        Know the different styles of reporting news in English and Arabic.

 

Exam Dates & Grading Policy:

 

1st  In-term: Thursday 3/11/2016

25

2nd  In-term: Thursday 15/12/2016

25

Attendance and Participation

4

Assignments

6

Final exam

40

 

 

%Note:-NO Make-ups are given for exams unless the student has a serious problem

 

 

Contact Information:

 

Sarah Aldawoood

saaldawood@ksu.edu.sa

Ø  http://fac.ksu.edu.sa/saaldawood/home

2nd floor, College of Languages & Translation

 Office Hours: Sun. [10-12]    Mon [9-10]   Thurs. [10-11] 

 

 

Week Gregorian Hijri Lesson
1 Sun., Sep. 18 17/12/1437 Registration week (dropping/adding courses)
2 Sun., Sep. 25 23/12/1437  
What is media? Structuring headlines, and analyzing articles.
 
3 Sun., Oct. 2 1/1/1438
4 Sun., Oct. 9 8/1/1438  
Text 1
 
5 Sun., Oct. 16 15/1/1438 Text 2
6 Sun., Oct. 23 22/1/1438 Text 3
7 Sun., Oct. 30 29/1/1438  
1st in-term
 
8 Sun., Nov. 6 6/2/1438 Text 4
 
9 Sun., Nov. 13 13/2/1438  
 MID SEMESTER BREAK
 
10 Sun., Nov. 20 20/2/1438  
Text 5
 
11 Sun., Nov. 27 27/2/1438  
Text 6
 
12 Sun., Dec. 4 5/3/1438  
Text 7
 
13 Sun., Dec. 11 12/3/1438  
2nd in-term
 
14 Sun., Dec. 18 19/3/1438  
Text 8
 
15 Sun., Dec. 25 26/3/1438  
Revision
16 Sun., Jan. 1 3/4/1438 ORAL EXAMS WEEK
Sun., Jan. 8 – Mon., Jan. 23 Exams
Course Materials