PRJsO3 Translation Seminar III (Translation of Technical Texts)

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
PhDr. Taťána Juříčková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Jiří Gazda, CSc.
Department of Slavonic Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: doc. PhDr. Jiří Gazda, CSc.
Supplier department: Department of Slavonic Studies - Faculty of Arts
Thu 10:00–11:40 B2.33
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The work in seminars focuses on practicing of fundamental and more advanced translating procedures on concrete texts of a scientific style, on application of various types of equivalence. Translating procedures are adopted in terms of thematic areas from economic and administrative sphere, banking institutions and some current questions from the area of tax policy.
  • week 1-2: translation of scientific texts from field of Machine-building
  • week 3-4: translation of scientific texts from field of Textile industry
  • week 5-6: translation of scientific texts from field of Transport
  • week 7-8: translation of scientific texts from field of Company-specific Style and Advertisement
  • week 9-10: translation of scientific texts from field of Business Correspondence
  • week 11-12: translation of scientific texts according to focus of a diploma thesis (student’s own choice of a topic)
  • Žváček, D.: Kapitoly z teorie překladu I (odborný překlad). Olomouc 1995.
  • CSIRIKOVÁ, Marie and Libuše URIEOVÁ. Odborný překlad v praxi : (na rusko-českém materiále). 1. vyd. Plzeň: Aleš Čeněk, 2005. 165 s. ISBN 8086898342. info
  • GROMOVÁ, Edita and Milan HRDLIČKA. Antologie teorie odborného překladu : (výběr z prací českých a slovenských autorů). 1. vyd. Ostrava: Repronis, 2003. 104 s. ISBN 80-7329-026-X. info
  • ŽID, Norbert. Orientace ve světě informatiky. Vyd. 1. Praha: Management Press, 1998. 391 s. ISBN 80-85943-58-1. info
  • ŽVÁČEK, Dušan. Úvod do teorie překladu : (pro rusisty). 2. vyd. Olomouc: Vydavatelství Univerzity Palackého, 1998. 51 s. ISBN 8070678143. info
  • FLÍDROVÁ, Helena, Jaroslava HONOVÁ and Eva VYSLOUŽILOVÁ. Cvičebnice překladatelství a tlumočnictví pro ruštináře. Vyd. 1. Olomouc: Vydavatelství Univerzity Palackého, 1994. 233 s. ISBN 8070673818. info
Teaching methods
Comparative group translation analysis of students’ translations.
Assessment methods
Active work during seminars Written linguistic test Written specialized translation connected with the terminology of this field of study. Oral appearance on a given topic in Russian.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught annually.
Information about innovation of course.
This course has been innovated under the project "Faculty of Arts as Centre of Excellence in Education: Complex Innovation of Study Programmes and Fields at FF MU with Regard to the Requirements of the Knowledge Economy“ – Reg. No. CZ.1.07/2.2.00/28.0228, which is cofinanced by the European Social Fond and the national budget of the Czech Republic.

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The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018.
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