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Translating & Interpreting

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  • Translator Self-Training--Spanishby Morry Sofer

    Taylor Trade Publishing 2011; US$ 9.99

    The translator-in-training is guided through various areas of technical translation, from business and finance to law, medicine, and the media. This series offers the next and final step toward becoming a successful professional translator. more...

  • Is That a Fish in Your Ear?by David Bellos

    Penguin Books Ltd 2011; US$ 10.14

    People speak different languages, and always have. The Ancient Greeks took no notice of anything unless it was said in Greek; the Romans made everyone speak Latin; and in India, people learned their neighbours' languages - as did many ordinary Europeans in times past. But today, we all use translation to cope with the diversity of languages. Without... more...

  • Healthcare Interpretingby Franz Pöchhacker; Miriam Shlesinger

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 120.00

    This paper investigates professional interpreting practice in the setting of speech pathology through a multifaceted analysis of the transcripts of three recorded sessions involving first-generation Italian-speaking immigrants to Australia and English-speaking healthcare professionals working in Melbourne. Applying Mishler?s notion of ?voice? to the... more...

  • A Basis for Scientific and Engineering Translationby Michael Hann

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 98.00

    This CD-rom and the accompanying handbook attack many of the most crucial difficulties encountered by both native and non-native English speakers when translating scientific and engineering material from German. The CD-rom is like a miniature encyclopaedia dealing with the fundamental conceptual basis of science, engineering and mathematics, with particular... more...

  • Conference Interpretingby Yves Gambier; Daniel Gile; Christopher Taylor

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1997; US$ 158.00

    'Conference Interpreting: What do we know and how?' is the title of a round-table conference (Turku 1994) organised to assess the state of the art in conference interpreting research. The result is collected in this volume with fully coordinated reports on the round tables. The book presents an exciting coverage of the field, touching on methodology,... more...

  • The Critical Link 3by Louise Brunette; Georges L. Bastin; Isabelle Hemlin; Heather Clarke

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2003; US$ 180.00

    At long last community interpreters are coming into their own as professionals in various parts of the world. At the same time, the complexity of their practice has been thrown into sharp relief. In this thought-provoking volume of selected papers from the third Critical Link conference held in 2001 (Montreal), we see a profession that is carving... more...

  • Developing Translation Competenceby Christina Schäffner; Beverly Adab

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 158.00

    This volume presents a comprehensive study of what constitutes Translation Competence, from the various sub-competences to the overall skill. Contributors combine experience as translation scholars with their experience as teachers of translation. The volume is organized into three sections: Defining, Building, and Assessing Translation Competence.... more...

  • Nonverbal Communication and Translationby Fernando Poyatos

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1997; US$ 180.00

    This is the first book, within the interdisciplinary field of Nonverbal Communication Studies, dealing with the specific tasks and problems involved in the translation of literary works as well as film and television texts, and in the live experience of simultaneous and consecutive interpretation. The theoretical and methodological ideas and models... more...

  • Teaching Translation and Interpreting 3by Cay Dollerup; Vibeke Appel

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1996; US$ 165.00

    Selected papers from the Third Language International Conference on Translator and Interpreter Training. Capping the series of conferences on this theme in Denmark, the present volume brings together a choice selection of the papers read by scholars and teachers from five continents and within all specialities in Translation Studies. In combination... more...

  • Text Typology and Translationby Anna Trosborg

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1997; US$ 180.00

    This book breaks new ground in translation theory and practice. The central question is: In what ways are translations affected by text types? The two main areas of investigation are: A. What are the advantages of focusing on text types when trying to understand the process of translation? How do translators tackle different text types in their daily... more...