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English for Translation

4th class : September 11, 2016

Aditya Rio Prabowo

Universitas Terbuka - South Region


Yeungnam University, Daegu, South Korea
Sunday, August 21, 2016

Course outline

Text book : English for Translation, Karnedi, Universitas Terbuka 2011 (2 different books as tutorial module and self-learning)

Tutorial module consists of 9 parts but will be cover in 8 classes.

Class 1 : Translatting Letters

Class 2 : Translating Proses, Novels and Narratives (Module 2 &3)

Class 3 : Translating Examination Report

Class 4 : Translating Process Report

Class 5 : Translating Guides

Class 6 : Translating Conversations

Class 7 : Translating History

Class 8 : Translating News1st

Tutorial method: In class

Course material can be found at Portal UT, in English for Translation Class.

Translating process report


Several things to keep in mind when translating:

Meanings are not restricted by the source language patterns


Meaning should be conveyed accurately with no misinterpretation or misleading language
Be aware of the notion register!
Ensure to not losing certainty of meaning in the source text
No free translation
Do not use everyday language
Do not look at the model answer unless you have completed each task
Consult your dictionaries when you find problems

Learning Activity 1
Translating process report (part 1)

Task 1

Lets read together!

Paragraph 1

MEMORANDUM FOR THE ACTING UNDER SECRETARY OF DEFENSE (p 5.3)

SUBJECT : Final Report Summary of the Defense Science Board Task Force on Smallpox Vaccine Down Select
Process

I am pleased smallpox vaccine candidates

Language Point : Passive form

Object + to be/ has-have been + VIII

1.

He apologized to a policeman he is accused of shooting

2.

The social security reforms were aimed at producing less dependency and less fraud

3.

The group has been forced to make savings in its labor cost

4.

The Kiedler reservoir is already used to top up the Tyne, Wear and Tees

Task 2

Lets read together!

Paragraph 2

The Task Force developed a set of.smallpox vaccine candidates

The result of this evaluation. DoD vaccine programs

Language Point : Adjective + Infinitive

Adjective + to + Verb 1

1.

Im so glad to find you

2.

I love to fish on weekend

3.

I love fishing on weekend

4.

They felt tired to go any further

Task 3

Lets read together!

Paragraph 8

Although these innovations were milestones in the smallpox campaign, the program would not have
succeeded without the ingenuity and creativity of the field staff, which surmounted a host of local problems.
Important innovations such as smallpox recognition cards, watch guards, rewards, rumor registers and
containment books all came from fieldworkers.

Language Point : Past Future Perfect Tense

Would + has/have + V3

Most people would have considered the ethics of the decision quite indefensible

1.

He would have been unavailable in June in any case because of the one-day international triangular
series.

Task 4

Lets read together!

Paragraph 9

The smallpox eradication program of 1967 was guided by a plan that embraced the two complementary
approaches of mass vaccination campaigns and surveillance systems. The WHO program functioned in a collegial
structure of many independent national programs. As a result, programs differed greatly from one country to
another, as well as from one time period to another.

Language Point : one another

One another VS each other

1.

We are moving from one country to another.

2.

She changed partners from one man to another

3.

They are loving each other (O)

4.

They are loving one another (X)

Learning Activity 1
Translating process report (part 2)

Task 1

Lets read together!

Part II. CURRENT VACCINATION METHODS & INITIATIVES

Paragraph 1. Current US Military Smallpox Vaccination

Paragraph2. Current Smallpox Vaccine Initiatives

Language Point :

Past Perfect : Had + Verb III

1.

I had been there last time

Past Perfect Continuous : Had + been + V1-ing

1.

She had been watching TV when he came yesterday

2.

I had been working in the factory before he finally showed up last year.

Phrasal verb to stand

Stand up (berdiri)

Stand back (mundur)

Stand by (bersiaga, mendukung, menyokong)

Stand out (tampil menonjol, jauh lebih baik)

Stand down Step Down (mundur)


Stand for (untuk)

Task 2
Lets read together!
Page 5.33
The task force.. each of the candidate vaccines
Language Point : Link words
but

: tetapi konteks berlawanan atau kontras

nevertheless : namun
whereas (while)

: sedangkan

since (because of, due to)


therefore

(hence)

: karena, sejak

: oleh karena itu

accordingly : oleh sebab itu

Task 3

Lets read together!

Part II. RECOMMENDATION

1.

Candidate overall assessment

2.

DoD vaccine expertise

Language Point :

-ing form GERUND

Defining phrase : armed service

Burned houses

Broken glasses

Healing camp

Quiz 4

Translate this letter naturally.

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