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- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 128.00
For the discourse of localization, translation is often "just a language problem". For translation theorists, localization introduces fancy words but nothing essentially new. Both views are probably right, but only to an extent. This book sets up a dialogue across those differences. Is there anything that translation theory can gain from localization?... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 54.00
The main aim of this book is to provide teaching ideas that can be adapted to different learning environments and that can be used with different language combinations. The pedagogical approach and the activities, tasks and projects are based on Communicative, Humanistic and Socioconstructivist principles: the students are actively involved in their... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 135.00
Through the development of a valid and reliable instrument, this book sets out to study the role that interpreters play in the various settings where they work, i.e. the courts, the hospitals, business meetings, international conferences, and schools. It presents interpreters? perceptions and beliefs about their work as well as statements of their... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 128.00
The image of the tightrope walker illustrates the interpreter?s balancing act. Compelled to move forward at a pace set by someone else, interpreters compensate for pressures and surges that might push them into the void. The author starts from the observation that conference interpreters tend to see survival as being their primary objective. It is... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2006; US$ 158.00
As researchers are devoting more and more attention to aspects of interpreting that seemed marginal at best only fifteen years ago, the field of Interpreting Studies seems to be undergoing a shift or reorientation. This paper is an attempt to make sense of the changing landscape of interpreting research in terms of influential concepts, models, and... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 158.00
This volume contains selected papers from the 4th Language International Conference on ?Teaching Translation and Interpreting: Building Bridges? which was held in Shanghai in December 1998. The collection is an excellent source of ideas and information for teachers and students alike. With contributions from five continents, the topics discussed cover... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 143.00
Testing and Assessment in Translation and Interpreting Studies examines issues of measurement that are essential to translation and interpreting. Conceptualizing testing both as a process and a product, the collection of papers explores these issues across languages and settings (including university classrooms, research projects, the private sector,... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 158.00
After the many interdisciplinary perspectives on nonverbal communication offered by the author in his previous seven John Benjamins books, which have generated a wide range of scholarly applications, the present monograph is dominated by a very broad concept of translation. This treatment of translation includes theater and cinema (enriching our intellectual-sensorial... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 135.00
Traditional mainstream localisation processes, tools and technologies supporting a business approach whose principal purpose it is to achieve a short-term return on a minimum investment have reached their limits. In order to respond effectively to today?s localisation challenges disruptive approaches are needed and an overhaul of current practices... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 158.00
Originating at an international forum held at the University of Vic (Spain), the twelve essays collected here attest to important changes in translation practice and the assumptions which underpin them. Leading theorists respond to the state of Translation Studies today, particularly the epistemological dilemma between theories that are empirically... more...