Young Translators Club

Young Translators Club

Young Translators Club (C015) is an Enrichment Programme Unit for students who love languages, exploring words and writing.


Learning Outcomes

By the end of this unit, students should be able to:

  • know the main principals of translation
  • understand the main ideas of the text
  • identify the main features of text type and style
  • infer meaning of the vocabulary from the text as a whole
  • write accurately and fluently.

21st century skills addressed in the unit:

  • Literacy 
  • Cultural & Civic literacy 
  • Creativity 
  • Communication 
  • Collaboration 
  • Curiosity 
  • Initiative 
  • Adaptability 
  • Social & Cultural awareness

Duration and frequency of sessions

2 hours every week


Total duration of the EPU

10 hours


Proposed day and time

This will be decided during the first meeting as it depends on the availability of the group.


Marks earned

Maximum marks possibly earned in this EPU: 5 marks 


Further details

Students practise brief passages with a special focus on the author’s underlying message and style. Students also discuss their own writing, namely their ability to use words correctly, and their ability to write fluently and creatively in their chosen language.

Additional benefits

Participation in the prestigious Juvenes Traslatores Competition organised by the European Commission.



  • Students must show an interest in languages.
  • Registration requires a recommendation by a lecutrer.


Registration/Participation fees 

No registration/participation fees are required.


EP Coordinator

Dr Patricia Vella Briffa


You need more information?
Contact the EP coordinator.