70321 - Translation from Italian into Chinese II (Second Language)

Course Unit Page

  • Teacher Yan Wen

  • Credits 5

  • SSD L-OR/21

  • Teaching Mode Traditional lectures

  • Language Italian

  • Campus of Forli

  • Degree Programme First cycle degree programme (L) in Intercultural and Linguistic Mediation (cod. 8059)

  • Teaching resources on Virtuale

  • Course Timetable from Feb 21, 2022 to May 18, 2022

Academic Year 2021/2022

Course contents

During the the course, students will be requested to approach turism texts regarding Italian geography, culture, culinary and shopping information. Firstly they will become aware of concerning textual type and terminology; in a second place, treating original texts which are no more created on didactic purpose, comprehensive and writing competence will be trained as well.

Duration of the course: 40 ore

Compulsory course attendance


Translation materials will be available on Moodle platform.

Reference text (in italiano):

Osimo B., (2015) Manuale del traduttore, Milano: Hoeplin, cap. 1-5

Abbiati M., (2015) La lingua cinese, Venezia: Cafoscarina, cap. 1-2

Teaching methods

Traditional lectures

Assessment methods

The final assessment will be a writing test, during which the students will be requested to traslante two short extracts from Italian to Chinese. Dictionaries allowed only in the second translation. No internet connection or glossary for both two texts.

Vote of this course will be a part of the final result of the course "Translation between Italian and Chinese II".

As concerns the teaching methods of this course unit, all students must attend the online Modules 1, 2 on Health and Safety [https://www.unibo.it/en/services-and-opportunities/health-and-assistance/health-and-safety/online-course-on-health-and-safety-in-study-and-internship-areas]

Learning evaluation scale


Excellent level. The candidate possesses excellent translation skills, with a very high level of competence in Chinese.


Above average level. The candidate makes only minor errors, and shows a solid command of the required skills and competences.

24– 26

Generally sound level. The candidate displays a number of shortcomings, indicating a reasonable command of the required skills and competences.


Adequate level. The candidate displays significant shortcomings and only an adequate command of the required skills and competences.

18– 20

Minim level. The candidate only meets the minimum level required and shows a minimal command of the required skills and competences.

< 18 Fail

The candidate’s does not meet the required standard and shows a wholly inadequate command of the required skills and competences.

Teaching tools

Chinese - italian dictionaries:

Zhao X., (2013) Il dizionario cinese-italiano, italiano-cinese, Bologna: Zanichelli


Casacchia, G., Bai Y., (2013) Dizionario cinese-italiano, Venezia: Cafoscarina.

Suggested for the use of Xuci :

Romagnoli C., (2016) Grammatica cinese, Milano: Hoeplin

Office hours

See the website of Yan Wen