The course aims to introduce students to the general principles of economic translation, a major field of specialization for translators, to provide them with the knowledge and skills necessary for economic translation, and to help them undertake independent research in the domain economic translation. The selection of the SL texts covers a variety of areas within the field of economics, such as: Economic Theory, Marketing, Financial Reports, Banking, International Trade, Fiscal Policies, Accounting, etc. During the semester, students will undertake translation exercises from economic sources (English into Greek). On successful completion of this course, students will be able to develop analytical skills applied to practical problems in connection with economic translation, demonstrate knowledge of basic economic terms in Greek and English and gather and utilize information from relevant databases and sources.
Assessment: 1. Translation Project 30% (optional) 2. Final exam 70% for those who took the translation project and 100% for those who take only the final exam