' Department of English

Faculty of Arts, Chulalongkorn University


2202124  Introduction to Translation

Puckpan Tipayamontri
Office: BRK (Boromrajakumari Building) room 1106.1
Office Hours: M 13 and by appointment
Phone: 0-2218-4703


Section 10

M 810 (BRK 614), W 910 (BRK 404)




! Test marks for section 10 are here.


! Monday class at AUA: Section 10 students, this Monday, February 13, 2012, we are going to have class at the AUA Library (map). Please meet me and Khun Santithep, the director, promptly at 8 a.m. in the library which is on the second floor. You will be asked to check your bags before going in but you will be given zip bags for personal belongings. You are welcome to take pictures, record audio, and take notes as part of material gathering for your informative pieces.


! Exercises and Tests Discussion

News (English-Thai)

News (Thai-English)
Nonfiction (English-Thai)
Nonfiction (Thai-English)
Expressive Text (English-Thai)

Course Outline

Class Time: M 810, W 910

Required Texts: Coursebook


Syllabus (Excel file)


Detailed Schedule


Requirements and Expectations

  • Attendance and Participation: Discussion about translation is an important way to learn in this class and students are encouraged to express their opinions, share observations and ask questions. Complete your translation exercises before class and come prepared to discuss your work and problems and issues you've encountered.

  • There will be five tests and a final:

    • Test 1: news (English-Thai)

    • Test 2: news (Thai-English)

    • Test 3: informative text (English-Thai)

    • Test 4: informative text (Thai-English)

    • Test 5: fiction (English-Thai)

    • Final: 5 parts

Translation Resources

Essential References

พจนานุกรม ฉบับราชบัณฑิตยสถาน พ.ศ. 2542.  กรุงเทพฯ: นานมีบุ๊คส์, 2546.

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary. 11ed. Springfield, MA: Merriam-Webster, 2003. Print.

Compact Oxford English Dictionary for University and College Students.  Oxford: Oxford UP, 2006. Print.

Roget's International Thesaurus. 6th ed. Ed. Barbara Ann Kipfer. New York: Harper, 2001. Print. (library has 3rd ed.)




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