Introduction to Translation and Interpreting

Course Description

This course will cover the historical origins, theories, techniques, and practices of translating and interpreting. Students will focus on comprehension of source language texts and accurate expression of content and style in translations. Theoretical readings will be used to familiarize students with strategies, techniques, and challenges faced in the translation process.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
26417 MAND 51 01Z ··W···· 06:30 PM-08:45 PM Yang Shao ONLINE
······· TBA-TBA

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2022-09-26 to 2022-12-16.
MAND-051.-01Z: Fully ONLINE. This class is belonged to Translation and Interpretation Certificate. All participants must be fluent in Mandarin and English and have a speaking proficiency equivalent to that of an educated native speaker. This is an online class with SOME scheduled meetings as noted in the class listing. The rest of the class can be completed independently each week on the student's own time. Students must have access to a computer, the internet and an individual email address. We recommend a laptop or desktop computer to successfully complete the course; a tablet or phone may not be adequate for all assignments and tests. Most De Anza classes will use the Canvas course management system. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page: . The Student Online Resources hub with extensive information and tips can be found at

Course Details

4.5 Units
  • Weekly Lecture Hours: 4.5
  • Weekly Lab Hours: 0
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


EWRT D211. and READ D211., or ESL D272. and D273.
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