Comprehension Techniques in Translation I

Course Information
TitleΤεχνικές κατανόησης στη Μετάφραση Ι / Comprehension Techniques in Translation I
Title in FrenchTechniques de compréhension pour la traduction Ι
SchoolFrench Language and Literature
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID280006352

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
1. A (A-M)Christianne Jardel-Souflerou
2. B (Ν-Ω)Christianne Jardel-Souflerou
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • French (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
After the completion of the course, the students will be able to manage the techniques of any text understanding, in order to translate later.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Design and manage projects
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
This course aims to offer an in-depth study of the structures and levels of the French language as a target language through linguistic analysis. To that end, different text types are studied and various techniques are used to enrich the students' vocabulary and enhance correct language usage. Students practice written expression to produce various texts.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Laboratory Work592.4
Student Assessment
The assessment for this course consists of continuous evaluation and written exams at the end of the semester.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
1. Dictionnaire Robert 2. Dictionnaire Larousse 3. Dictionnaire des synonymes, Larousse 4. Reussir le resume de texte et la note de synthese, Jean Profit Lyon: Chronique sociale, 1996. 5. Le resume, le compte rendu, la synthese, Ghislaine Cotentyn-Rey, Paris: CLE 6. La comprehension en lecture, Jocelyne Giasson: De Boeck, 2000.
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