Double Major

ENG as Home Major and TRAN as Second Major
Course List (applicable to students admitted to the BA Programmes (Broad-based Admission) in 2018-19 and beyond)


ENG as Home Major TRAN as Second Major
Core Courses (36 units) Core Courses (30 units)
ENGL 1005 English, Creativity, and Cultures TRAN 2005 Principles and Methods
ENGL 2005 Introduction to the Study of Language TRAN 2006 Linguistics for Translators
ENGL 2007 Literary and Comparative Studies TRAN 2027 Practical Translation
ENGL 2006 Language, Culture and Society  OR
ENGL 2015 Literature and Culture 
TRAN 3007 Culture and Translation
ENGL 2016 Sounds of English Around the World TRAN 3016 Professional Studies
ENGL 2017 Stepping Stones in English Grammar TRAN 3036 Beginning Interpreting
ENGL 2025 The Art of Storytelling TRAN 4005 Theories and Philosophies I
ENGL 2026 Argumentation and Persuasion TRAN 4007 Appreciation, Criticism and Evaluation
ENGL 2027 Academic and Professional Writing TRAN 4037 Translation and Intercultural Studies
ENGL 3005 Research Skills in English Language and Literature TRAN 4046 Placement Portfolio
ENGL 4898/9 Honours Project  
Major Elective Courses
(12 units: any 4 of the following, of which at least 2 courses should be at 3000 or 4000 level)
Major Elective Courses
(12 units: any 4 of the following, of which at least 2 courses should be at 3000 or 4000 level)

1. Language and Communication Studies
ENGL 2095 Foundations of Language Studies
ENGL 3007 Discourse Studies
ENGL 3026 Special Topic in Language
ENGL 3027 Special Topic in Linguistic Theory
ENGL 3107 Acquiring and Learning a Language
ENGL 3205 Components of a Word
ENGL 3206 Critical Discourse Analysis
ENGL 3207 Language and Intercultural Communication
ENGL 3305 Studying Meaning
ENGL 3306 Understanding Phonological Patterns
ENGL 3307 Architecture of Grammar
ENGL 4006 Advanced Topic in Language
ENGL 4007 Advanced Topic in Linguistic Theory
ENGL 4017 Advanced Seminar in Language and Gender
ENGL 4025 Analyzing Multimodal Communication
ENGL 4026 Exploring Intercultural Communication Through Films and Literature
ENGL 4027 Exploring Bilingualism and Bilingual Education
ENGL 4035 Functional Grammar
ENGL 4036 Language, Communication and Advertising
ENGL 4037 Language and the Workplace
ENGL 4045 Language in Education
ENGL 4047 Perspectives on Universal Themes
ENGL 4055 Stories of English
ENGL 4056 Theoretical Linguist Meets World
ENGL 4057 Unravelling Syntax

2. Literary and Comparative Studies
ENGL 2035 The Short Story
ENGL 2036 Pre-Modern Drama
ENGL 2076 Poetry
ENGL 2077 Critical Approaches to Literature
ENGL 2086 Poetry and Poetics
ENGL 3015 Creative Writing
ENGL 3025 Faces of Comparative Literature
ENGL 3036 Chinese-Western Literary Relations
ENGL 3037 Creative Writing Workshop
ENGL 3045 Great Novels in English
ENGL 3046 Literature and the Nobel Prize
ENGL 3055 Literature and Film
ENGL 3066 Modern and Contemporary Drama
ENGL 3096 The Child and Literature
ENGL 3105 Twentieth-Century Literature
ENGL 3106 Modern and Contemporary Poetry
ENGL 4016 American Popular Fiction after 1950
ENGL 4046 Hong Kong Stories in English
ENGL 4065 Dystopian Fiction
ENGL 4066 World Literatures
ENGL 4067 Comics and Graphic Novels
ENGL 4075 Special Topic in Comparative Literature
ENGL 4076 21st Century Fiction
ENGL 4077 Detective Fiction
ENGL 4085 Special Topic in Literature
ENGL 4086 Shakespeare and His Contemporaries
ENGL 4087 Special Topic in Critical Theory
ENGL 4095 Gender and Literature
ENGL 4096 Diaspora Writing in English
ENGL 4097 Gothic Literature
ENGL 4105 Comparative Drama
ENGL 4106 Literary Journalism
ENGL 4107 Postcolonial Fiction


TRAN 1005 Introduction to Translation
TRAN 2007 Research Methods
TRAN 2015 Communication and Translation
TRAN 2016 English for Translators II: Written Genres
TRAN 2017 Reading Chinese Literature in Translation
TRAN 2025 Translating Across Media
TRAN 2026 Contrastive Language Studies
TRAN 3005 English for Translators I: Grammar, Structure and Style
TRAN 3026 Media Translation
TRAN 3027 Spanish/Chinese Translation
TRAN 3035 Introduction to Computer-Aided Translation
TRAN 3037 Intermediate Translation
TRAN 3045 Drama and  Film Translation
TRAN 4006 Theories and Philosophies II
TRAN 4015 Gender and Translation
TRAN 4025 Legal and Government Document Translation
TRAN 4026 Literary Translation
TRAN 4027 Special Topics in Translation
TRAN 4035 Translation of Scientific and Technological Texts
TRAN 4036 Translation, Publishing and Global Circulation
TRAN 4045 Intersemiotic Translation, Adaptation and Intertextuality
TRAN 4047 Translation Workshop
TRAN 4055 Comparative Topics in Chinese/Hispanic Cultures
TRAN 4056 Community Interpreting
TRAN 4057 Conference Interpreting


Updated on 23 August 2018