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SPN 340 Overview

This course will enhance students’ knowledge, language abilities and confidence to interpret in business and legal settings. In addition, students will read and translate a varied range of business and legal texts including advertising, business correspondence, contracts and wills to increase understanding of cultural and ethical issues in relation to business and legal translation, to tackle complexities of translation and cultural transmission systematically and creatively, and to justify and explain their translation decisions to both specialized and non-specialized audiences. By analyzing and translating legal and business documents between Spanish and English, students will develop specialized vocabulary and writing techniques in both languages. Prerequisite: SPN 334.

  • 3.00 Credits
  • SPN