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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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BA Translation
Institution: University of Wales, Swansea
Address: Swansea University, Modern Languages
Singleton Park
City: Swansea
Zip/Postal Code: SA2 8PP
Country: United Kingdom
Contact Person: Pius ten Hacken , Dr

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Phone: +44-1792-295991
Fax: +44-1792-295978
Linguistic Subfield(s): Translation
Language/Language Family Specialization(s): English
Program Size: Medium (11-25 students)
Program Description: Building on established excellence in Swansea’s language departments, the BA in Translation provides high-level linguistic training in two languages and enables you to acquire vocational expertise in the theory and practice of translation.
Available Financial Aid: For information about funding, please see our website.
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