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In Other Words

In Other Words - 2nd edition

In Other Words - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 9780415467544

ISBN10: 0415467543

In Other Words by Mona Baker - ISBN 9780415467544
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 11
Copyright: 2011
Publisher: Routledge N. Y.
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In Other Words by Mona Baker - ISBN 9780415467544

ISBN13: 9780415467544

ISBN10: 0415467543

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 11

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Summary

In Other Words is a best-selling coursebook that offers a balanced practical and theoretical guide to translation studies. Using modern linguistic theory it provides a basis for training translators and can inform and guide the decisions they have to make in the course of performing their work. Each chapter includes: an explanation of the key linguistics concepts; an identification of potential sources of translation difficulties related to the linguistic concept; and possible strategies for resolving these difficulties. 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 2 nd edition has been fully revised to reflect recent changes in the field and features of the new edition include:A new chapter that addresses issues of ethics and ideologyExamples from a range of languages, and 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.Updated references and further readingNo knowledge of linguistics or foreign languages is assumed and this book provides a sound basis for training professional translators.