From the theoretical aspect of Linguistics, students will be introduced to domain-specific language: linguistic and discursive features of specialized texts (in particular Legal English, Medical English and Academic Writing) but within the crucial theme of immigration.
From the point of view of Specialised Translation the approach taken will be based on a contrastive analysis of grammar, word-formation, phraseology and syntax.
As regard the practical aspect of language, a variety of specific text types will be analysed to identify (and comment on) the most appropriate translating strategies. Specific examples of translating methods and options will be provided in class.
Lingua/Focus on Language:
Selected readings and articles will be made available on the course platform “studium.unict.it”;