9780415467544

In Other Words: A Coursebook on Translation

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  • ISBN 13:

    9780415467544

  • ISBN 10:

    0415467543

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 03/09/2011
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Summary

In Other Words is the definitive coursebook for anyone studying translation. Assuming no knowledge of foreign languages, it offers both a practical and theoretical guide to translation studies, and provides an important foundation for training professional translators.Using modern linguistic theory, this classic text provides a solid base to inform and guide the many key decisions trainee translators have to make. Authentic examples of translated texts from a wide variety of languages are examined, and practical exercises and further reading are included at the end of each chapter.The new edition includes:A new chapter on ethics and morality.Coverage of new genres such as audiovisual translation, scientific translation, oral interpreting and news/media translation.Project driven exercises designed to support MA dissertation work in each chapter.Further coverage of Spanish and Chinese.Accompanied by a companion website featuring further examples and tasks, this widely respected text, written an eminent author in the field, is the perfect coursebook for any student of translation.

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