Course: ITAL 306. Translation and Style (3)
Prerequisite: ITAL 204 or permission of the instructor. This course is designed to help students enhance their mastery of the Italian language through translation from English into Italian and Italian into English. This course is a study of the syntactic, morphemic and semantic structures of both languages. Texts to be translated will include literary excerpts, newspaper articles, business letters, technical and scientific material and a variety of essays. This course will allow students to understand the various stylistic differences between Italian and English, to increase vocabulary proficiency and, above all, to achieve a higher writing competence in the target language.