Department of English

Faculty of Arts, Chulalongkorn University


2202313  Translation: English-Thai

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


Section 5

BRK 408

MW 11:0012:30


! Tests and Project Return: Section 5 tests 2 and 3, for those of you who have not picked them up, are in light green folders identified by your student ID on the rack just inside the door of my office (BRK 1106) to your right. Graded fiction projects are available from Department of English staff on the 15th floor of BRK building.
! Fiction Project Translation Samples: Section 5, I forgot to hand out one "Segregationist" sample for critique on our last day of class. You can pick yours up from Department of English staff on the 15th floor of BRK building. In any case, I've posted several samples (including the handout one) on the detailed schedule page.

Translation Research Topics
  • Topics and student sign-up results
  • People who have not yet picked a topic, please e-mail me.
Section 5 Classroom
: Reminder: our classroom for the semester is BRK 408, not BRK 308.

Course Outline

Class Time: MW 11:0012:30


Required Texts: Course packet



Detailed Schedule


Requirements and Expectations

  • Attendance and Participation: Discussion about translations 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 three tests, one project, and a final.

    • Test 1: news

    • Test 2: argumentative text

    • Test 3: speech

    • Group Project: fiction (Isaac Asimov's "Segregationist" handed out on Oct. 2)
    • Final: 4 parts: informative text, fiction, argumentative text, speech

Translation Resources

Essential References


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

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

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

Roget's International Thesaurus. 7th ed. Ed. Barbara Ann Kipfer.  New York: Harper, 2010. Print.




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