Transversal Competence II

Year
5
Academic year
2019-2020
Code
02006523
Subject Area
Cross-curricular Competences
Language of Instruction
Portuguese
Mode of Delivery
Face-to-face
Duration
SEMESTRIAL
ECTS Credits
1.5
Type
Compulsory
Level
2nd Cycle Studies - Mestrado

Recommended Prerequisites

English

Teaching Methods

Lectures, followed by support to the development of the two translation works: Portuguese-English and English-Portuguese. There is time allocation for classes in the library. At the end of the semester the classes are used for the oral presentation of the works and for its discussion, correction and evaluation.

Learning Outcomes

This course increases the ability of reading, interpretation, translation and presentation of technical and scientific texts in English.

Work Placement(s)

No

Syllabus

Dictionaries and glossaries.  Online dictionaries and glossaries. Online translators. Using the Web in the interpretation and translation. Using the B-ON for contextual deduction of technical and scientific terms. The IATE (Inter-Active Terminology for Europe) the EU inter-institutional terminology database. The ON LINE CORPORA. The COMPARA. Reading, interpretation, translation and presentation of technical and scientific texts in Portuguese and English.

Assessment Methods

Contínua
Classificação na apresentação e escrita da tradução Inglês- Português: 50.0%
Classificação na apresentação e escrita da tradução Português-Inglês : 50.0%

Bibliography

Dictionary of Engineering. McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing (2003).

Oxford Dictionary of Current Idiomatic English. A P Cowie, I R McCaig & Ronald Mackin (1984).

The Wiley Dictionary of Civil Engineering and Construction. Webster, L. (Editor) (1997).

IATE <http://iate.europa.eu/iatediff/SearchByQueryLoad.do?method=load>

ON LINE CORPORA <http://corpus.byo.edu/>

COMPARA <http://www.linguateca.pt/COMPARA/psimples.php>

English Style Guide

<http://ec.europa.eu/translation/writing/style_guides/english/style_guide_en.pdf>

Environmental Engineering Glossary Environmental Engineering Glossary

<http://civil.engr.siu.edu/ray/glossary.htm>

http://ec.europa.eu/translation/index_en.htm

http://dictionary.cambridge.org/freesearch.html

http://oxforddictionaries.com/