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  • Conference Interpreting Explainedby Roderick Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Roderick Jones adopts a very practical approach to both consecutive and simultaneous interpreting, providing detailed illustrations of note-taking, reformulation, the 'salami' technique, simplification, generalization, anticipation, and so on, including numerous tricks-of-the-trade such as how to handle difficult speakers and how to interpret untranslatable... more...

  • Scientific and Technical Translation Explainedby Jody Byrne

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 35.95

    From microbiology to nuclear physics and chemistry to software engineering, scientific and technical translation is a complex activity that involves communicating specialized information on a variety of subjects across multiple languages. It requires expert linguistic knowledge and writing skills, combined with the ability to research and understand... more...

  • Dialogue Interpretingby Ian Mason

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95

    Dialogue interpreting includes what is variously referred to in English as Community, Public Service, Liaison, Ad Hoc or Bilateral Interpreting - the defining characteristic being interpreter-mediated communication in spontaneous face-to-face interaction. Included under this heading are all kinds of professional encounters: police, immigration and... more...

  • Modes of Censorshipby Francesca Billiani

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Modes of Censorship and Translation articulates a variety of scholarly and disciplinary perspectives and offers the reader access to the widening cultural debate on translation and censorship, including cross-national forms of cultural fertilization. It is a study of censorship and its patterns of operation across a range of disciplinary settings,... more...

  • Crosscultural Transgressionsby Theo Hermans

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Crosscultural Transgressions offers explorations and critical assessments of research methods and models in translation studies, and points up new questions and directions.   Ranging from epistemological questions of description and historiography to the politics of language, including the language of translation research, the book tackles issues... more...

  • The Bible at Cultural Crossroadsby Harriet Hill

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Bible translators have focused their efforts on preparing a text that is clear, natural and accurate, with the expectation that audiences will understand the message if it is in their language. Field research among the Adioukrou of Côte d'Ivoire shows that audiences also need to have access to the contextual information the author expected his audience... more...

  • Medical Translation Step by Stepby Vicent Montalt; Maria González-Davies

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    Statistics on the translation market consistently identify medicine as a major thematic area as far as volume or translation is concerned. Vicent Montalt and Maria Gonzalez Davis, both experienced translator trainers at Spanish universities, explain the basics of medical translation and ways of teaching and learning how to translate medical texts.... more...

  • Achchayi ki Kathinayiby Gurcharan Das

    Penguin Books Ltd 2011; Not Available

    Why be good? What exactly is Dharma? How does one practise it; and to what effect? Gurcharan Das?s superb exposition of the dilemmas and ambiguities inherent in the Mahabharata shows us how we can come to terms with the uncertain ethics of the world today; a world that is uncannily similar to that of the great epic. Note: This book is in the Hindi... more...

  • To the Jew First or to the Jew at Last?by Antoine X. J. Fritz

    James Clarke & Co 2014; US$ 36.00

    Many missions to the Jewish people, such as Jews for Jesus, use Romans 1:16 as a proof text to encourage the evangelisation of the Jewish people as a priority: "to the Jew first, and then to the Greek" (Jewish Missional Priority). Is this interpretation of the text legitimate? After considering when this priority first appeared, the author... more...

  • Aptitude for Interpretingby Franz Pöchhacker; Minhua Liu

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 128.00

    With increasing numbers of students wishing to become conference interpreters, but limited capacities in most university degree programs, accurate admission testing is an important means of predicting an applicant’s chances of completing the program successfully. This article focuses on three aptitude tests for simultaneous interpretation: Pöchhacker’s... more...