This course provides a para-professional level translation program in Korean from a task-based approach. The primary medium of instruction is Korean and English. The course introduces translation theories and practices in Korean, examines techniques for analysing and rendering texts of different styles and complexity, and addresses cross-linguistic and cross-cultural problems relevant to professional translation, including lexical/grammatical problems and ethical implications. The focus of the course is to upgrade your skills of translating English into Korean and laying foundations for professional translation. You will be exposed to a range of authentic texts and a variety of topics including socio-cultural, educational, commercial and political themes.