Introduction to the professions of language services and the discipline of Translation Studies. The course provides training in translation practice to and from German and English, including audiovisual, professional, scientific, and literary samples. You will also gain introductory knowledge of translation theory and important global issues for the professions of language services. Language services are continuing to grow and German-English is a language pair in high demand. GER 403 also counts toward the certification in translation and interpreting.