Syllabus/achievement requirements


  • Baker, Mona: In Other Words: A Coursebook on Translation, 1992. London & New York: Routlegde
  • Trask, R. L. 1997. The Penguin Guide to Punctuation. London: Penguin Books.
  • Tottie, G. 2002. An Introduction to American English. Oxford: Blackwell. pp. 8-12 and 69-205.

Articles in Compendium 'ENG2158 - Translation II':

Altenberg, Bengt (1999) "Adverbial Connectors in English and Swedish: Semantic and Lexical Correspondences." In: Hilde Hasselgård and Signe Oksefjell, eds. Out of Corpora: Studies in Honour of Stig Johansson. Rodopi, pp. 249-268.

Cruse, Alan (2004) Meaning in Language: An Introduction to Semantics and Pragmatics. 2nd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Ch. 3.

Gundel, Jeanette K. (2002) "Information structure and the use of cleft sentences in English and Norwegian." In Hilde Hasselgård, Stig Johansson, Bergljot Behrens and Cathrine Facricius-Hansen, eds. Information Structure in a Cross-Linguistic Perspective. Amsterdam: Rodopi, pp. 113-128.

Hasselgård, Hilde (2005) "Theme in Norwegian." In: Kjell Lars Berge and Eva Maagerø, eds. Semiotics from the north: Nordic approaches to systemic functional linguistics. Oslo: Novus Press, pp. 35-47.

Johansson, Stig and Berit Løken (1997) "Some Norwegian Discourse Particles and their English Correspondences." In: Carl Bache and Alex Klinge, eds. Sounds, Structures and Senses: Essays Presented to Niels Davidsen-Nielsen on the Occasion of his Sixtieth Birthday. Odense: Odense University Press, pp. 149-170.

Løken, Berit (1997) "Expressing possibility in English and Norwegian." ICAME Journal 21, pp. 43-59.

Work of Reference:

Svartvik, Jan & Rikard Svartvik (Norwegian edition by Arthur O. Sandved): Engelsk språkguide: Språktips og feller du ikke vil gå i, 2003. Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget.

The students should buy an advanced learner's dictionary, and they should use a style manual.

Recommended dictionaries:

Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary

Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English

Macmillan English Dictionary for Advanced Learners

Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

Recommended style manuals:

MLA Formatting and Style Guide (available on the internet)

Oxford Style Manual

Webster's Standard American Style Manual

The MHRA Style Guide (available on the internet)

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