Professional Applied Arabic/English Translation Studies

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**Free Digital Certificate Included

Professional Applied Arabic/English Translation Studies

About the Course

The course aims to help students develop advanced skills in the process and techniques of reading, analysing and translating from English to Arabic. It will provide them with practical experience of translation, the identification and application of appropriate translation strategies, and awareness of different translation styles. Students will be assigned different genres of texts in English to translate into Arabic, and those will be discussed and translated in class.

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AT A GLANCE

20 Live Interactive Online Sessions

Duration: 6 Months

Course Schedule will be Updated Soon

Video Recordings Available

Access to Mobile App

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Starts on January 23rd, 2021.

Course Fee

Pay in Full: £79.99 £39.99

(Considering the prevalent situation due to COVID-19, we are providing 50% scholarship on this Course)

Pay In 6 Installments: £6.66 per month 

Registration Deadline

January 22, 2021.

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AlBalagh Scholarship is available for learners who cannot afford the fee.

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Course Team

Ustadh Ovamir G. Anjum

(Professor, University of Toledo, USA)

Modules

SESSION

1

Introduction

Introduction

SESSION

2

Fundamental Issues in Translator Training

Fundamental Issues in Translator Training

SESSION

3

The Linguistics of Translation

The Linguistics of Translation

SESSION

4

The Translation of English Passives into Arabic

The Translation of English Passives into Arabic

SESSION

5

Translating Modals by Zero Equivalents

Translating Modals by Zero Equivalents

SESSION

6

Semantic and Syntactic Hurdles in Machine and Person Translation

Semantic and Syntactic Hurdles in Machine and Person Translation

SESSION

7

Translational Miscues: Poetry as an Example

Translational Miscues: Poetry as an Example

SESSION

8

Audience Awareness and Role of Translator

Audience Awareness and Role of Translator

SESSION

9

Reader Responses in Qur’an translation

Reader Responses in Qur’an translation

SESSION

10

Coherence Shifts in Qur’an Translation

Coherence Shifts in Qur’an Translation

SESSION

11

Pragmalinguistic Failure: The Case of Arabic Politeness Formulas

Pragmalinguistic Failure: The Case of Arabic Politeness Formulas

SESSION

12

Media Translation: The Case of The Arabic Newsweek

Media Translation: The Case of The Arabic Newsweek

SESSION

13

Collocations: An Index Interlingual Transfer Competence

Collocations: An Index Interlingual Transfer Competence

SESSION

14

Explicitation vs Implicitation: Discourse Markers

Explicitation vs Implicitation: Discourse Markers

SESSION

15

Lexical Reduction in Scientific Translation

Lexical Reduction in Scientific Translation

SESSION

16

Major Issues in Translation of English Legal Texts into Arabic

Major Issues in Translation of English Legal Texts into Arabic

Course Overview

As one of the major modules in MA Islamic Studies, The Qur’an: Language, Style and Translation are central to the main objectives of encouraging the concentrated study of the Islamic sources. Building on students’ basic knowledge of content and structure of the Qur’an, this course aims to provide a deeper understanding of the linguistic and rhetorical features of the Qur’anic text. A unique aspect of this course is the detailed study of the Arabic rhetorical disciplines as detailed in Tandem with the development of the Qur’anic sciences. Additionally, the various English translations of the Qur’an are compared, contrasted and evaluated.

Learning Objectives

The Key Objectives of this course are to:

  • Compare, contrast and evaluate some of the best-known existing English translations of the Qur’an.
  • Develop independent study skills, specifically through training in the skills of editing and translating material and making comments on the language, style and content of the Islamic material involved.
  • Familiarise with the characteristics of the language and style of the Qur’an, which will enable them to have a better understanding of its meaning and impact on the reader/listener.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course students will:

  • Develop skills in translating from Arabic into English, ensuring that the end product is cohesive, effective, and appropriate to the nature of the source text.
  • Be equipped with the capability of handling different text types, including literary, religious, academic, political, journalistic and biographical texts.
  • Be able to assess and analyse the nature and features of varieties of source texts, and demonstrate these skills through commentary on their translation choices and strategy.

Frequently Asked Questions

How is this online course structured?

Our online course comprises live interactive online sessions, pre-recorded videos, online course material that include, presentations, reading material & online learning activities. Students may ask questions and get their doubts cleared from their respective lecturers, if any. Our dedicated academic support team will assist you as required.

Is it mandatory to attend live sessions?

We always encourage attending live sessions among students, but it is by no means compulsory for technical course progress of the students.

I have doubts but I cannot attend the live session. Any other way to ask my questions?

You can access the Discussion board on myAlbalagh or discuss via Course WhatsApp Group dedicated for student discussion. It is a platform for you to ask questions, discuss and get your doubts cleared. Our support staff will mediate your queries back and forth to the course instructors.
When will the final exam be held?
The Final Exam will be held at the end of the course and will be a graded and timed exam.

 

 

Will I get notification for live sessions?

All students will receive notification for their course live sessions via email and/or course WhatsApp group. You may also check the Course Schedule tab on your dashboard after logging in on our website or Mobile App.

Can I download the recordings and watch it offline?

You can download recordings and PPT of the course sessions from the MyAlBalagh mobile App for all the enrolled courses.The recordings will be available for students after 48 hours of the live session.

Do I get marks for watching course recordings and presentations?

There are no additional marks for watching the course recordings. Only the module Assessments and the final exam add up to the final score.You can check the individual scores of your Assessments under the Progress tab of MyAlBalagh.

I missed a live session. Can I get the video recordings?

If you are unable to attend a live session or have missed it, you can view recorded sessions on your course dashboard. You can access all the completed Recordings, PPT and assessments anytime.

 

 

How do I interact with my classmates?

You can use the Discussion Board to connect with other course students as well. Furthermore, you can interact with your classmates on our Whatsapp Group exclusive for the course students.

How long will I have access to the online course?

You will have access to the online course content for up to 2 years. If you want lifetime access, contact our admin team via Email at [email protected]

I am facing trouble signing into my private member portal. What should I do?

In case you find any trouble accessing your account, then please contact us immediately. Our student support team will ensure that your problem gets resolved at the earliest.

 

 

Does Al Balagh Academy issue certificates?

Yes. Al Balagh is a UK based NGO Academy issuing our Academy certificates for all our courses, with an exception of a few university accredited courses.

 

 

When will the final exam be held?

The Final Exam will be held at the end of the course and will be a graded and timed exam.

 

 

What is the eligibility criteria for Scholarship?

Please visit our scholarship page for more details. (Hyperlink AlBalagh Scholarship page)

If you are still facing issues, kindly contact our helpdesk team at [email protected]
Download MyAlBalagh mobile app from Playstore or Appstore to play or download (for offline viewing) all the completed recordings and PPT.

 

When will I have access to the online course material?

Upon successful enrollment, you will get access to myAlbalagh (our online learning portal) within 24 hours.

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