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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 89.95
The essays in this collection examine the public construction of languages, the linguistic construction of publics, and the relationship between these two processes. Cultural categories such as named languages, linguistic standards and genres are the products of expert knowledge as well as of linguistic ideologies more widely shared among speakers.... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 128.00
Audio description (AD) is a narrative technique which provides complementary information regarding the where, who, what and how of any audiovisual content. It translates the visuals into words. The principal function of this ad hoc narrative is to make audiovisual content available to all: be it a guided city tour of Barcelona, a 3D film, or a Picasso... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 30.00
The cross-linguistic and cross-cultural practice of translation is a field of rapidly growing international importance. World-renowned experts offer new and multidisciplinary insights on this subject, viewing translation as social action and intercultural communication, and as a phenomenon of languages in contact and a socio-cognitive process. more...
- Transworld 2014; US$ 17.62
SEX, LIES, AND ROCKY ROADS ? Life is simple for Champa. He has a good job as a chauffeur in his hometown of Lhasa, and if his Chinese boss Plum is a little domineering, well, he can understand that ? she?s a serious art-collector after all. And he does get to drive her huge Toyota. When he starts to sleep with his boss, life... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 50.95
Translation Quality Assessment has become one of the key issues in translation studies. This comprehensive and up-to-date treatment of translation evaluation makes explicit the grounds of judging the worth of a translation and emphasizes that translation is, at its core, a linguistic art. Written by the author of the world?s best known model of... more...
- University Press of America 2012; US$ 39.99
This text, designed for a third or fourth year college Spanish course, presents the history, theory and practice of Spanish-to-English translation. The emphasis is on general material to be found in current journals and newspapers, with some specialized material from the fields of business, the social sciences, and literature. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00
This book sheds light on the ways in which the on-going Israeli-Arab conflict has shaped Arabic language instruction. Due to its interdisciplinary nature it will be of great interest to academics and researchers in security and middle eastern studies as well as those focused on language and linguistics. more...
- 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...
- Penguin Group US 2012; US$ 12.99
Translation. It?s everywhere we look, but seldom seen?until now. Found in Translation reveals the surprising and complex ways that translation shapes the world. Covering everything from holy books to hurricane warnings and poetry to peace treaties, Nataly Kelly and Jost Zetzsche offer language lovers and pop culture fans alike an insider?s view of... more...