Department of English

Faculty of Arts, Chulalongkorn University


2202124  Introduction to Translation

Puckpan Tipayamontri
Office: BRK (Boromrajakumari Building) room 1106
Office Hours: M 13 and by appointment
Phone: 0-2218-4703


Section 3

BRK 308

M 8:009:30, W 9:3011:00


! Test 5 Return: Marks for test 5 ("Cat Person") are here (identified by student ID) along with other test marks and averages. I have meetings off and on throughout the week so I'll leave test 5 papers with Department of English Office (BRK 1110) staff for you to pick up. Note that they close at 4:30 p.m.

Course Outline

Class Time: M 8:009:30, W 9:3011:00


Required Texts: Coursebook



Detailed Schedule


Requirements and Expectations

  • Attendance and Participation: Discussion about translation will be a big part of 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 corresponding to the five tests

Translation Resources

Essential References


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

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary. 11th ed. Merriam-Webster, 2003.

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

Roget's International Thesaurus. 7th ed. Edited by Barbara Ann Kipfer. Harper, 2010.




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