The French section of the Department of Languages, Information and Communications at Manchester Metropolitan University is holding its annual Translation Competition for A-Level students.
The translation task is to produce an English version of part of a book titled Nico perdu à Londres by Hubert Ben Kemoun (Editions Nathan 2011). Ben Kemoun is a childrens’ writer and playwright who is almost unknown in English speaking countries.
The competition aims to promote language learning through French popular culture. It will introduce A-Level students to the challenges of translating a range of grammatical structures, colloquial expressions and cultural references into authentic English.
Schools are asked to submit 2 entries chosen internally from among their participating students and to send both to the following address: email@example.com
Deadline for Entries: 21 January 2019
****Please note: This competition is now closed****
Entries will be judged by a panel chosen by the Department of Languages, Information and Communications
Announcement of Winner: 18 February 2019
The winner will receive a trophy
For further details and queries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org