Journalistic Translation and Re-writing twofour54
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Course Overview:

The course aims to develop and perfect journalistic translation skills, which include paraphrasing and re-writing. It is meant to address the needs of journalists in various paper and online media publications. The “source” language offered in the course is English, while the “target” language is Arabic. (As a prerequisite, applicants should be able to handle English as a second language). Some of the aspects offered by the course:

  • An insight into journalistic translation in comparison with other types of translation.
  • Basic techniques of journalistic translation.
  • How to re-write news story from English to Arabic?
  • The role of political and cultural sensitivities in re-writing or re-phrasing the news story.
  • Common mistakes. How to avoid them?
  • Exercises.

Huzama Habayeb, is an acclaimed writer and translator, having authored several novels and short story collections, and translated books on diverse topics, covering politics, environmental issues, science, and business management. 

Updated on 17 April, 2016

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