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The Entrepreneurial Linguist

Author : Judy Jenner
ISBN : 9781624881251
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 40.16 MB
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Any linguist can become an entrepreneurial linguist, work with direct clients, and make a good living while maintaining a healthy work/life balance. This book by longtime translating twins Judy and Dagmar Jenner will teach you how to start your entrepreneurial linguist journey.
Category: Business & Economics

Thoughts On Translation

Author : Corinne McKay
ISBN : 9781626755543
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 41.17 MB
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Corinne McKay's blog Thoughts on Translation is one of the web's liveliest gathering places for freelance available in book format! Wondering whether to charge by the word or by the hour? How to receive payments from clients in foreign countries? How to write a translation-targeted resume? It's all in here, in chunks that take just a few minutes to read.
Category: Business & Economics

Thinking Arabic Translation

Author : James Dickins
ISBN : 9781315471556
Genre : Foreign Language Study
File Size : 62.60 MB
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Thinking Arabic Translation is an indispensable book for linguists who want to develop their Arabic-to-English translation skills. Clear explanations, discussions, examples and exercises enable students to acquire the skills necessary for tackling a broad range of translation problems. The book has a practical orientation, addressing key issues for translators, such as cultural differences, genre, and revision and editing. It is a book on translation method, drawing on a range of notions from linguistics and translation theory to encourage thoughtful consideration of possible solutions to practical problems. This new edition includes: • new material in almost all chapters • a new chapter on parallelism • two new chapters on technical translation: botanical and Islamic finance texts • new and up-to-date examples from all types of translation, covering broad issues that have emerged in the Arab world in recent years • texts drawn from a wide variety of writing types, including newspapers, prose fiction, poetry, tourist material, scientific texts, financial texts, recipes, academic writing, constitutions and political speeches • at least three full-length practical translation exercises in each chapter to complement the discussions and consolidate learning. In addition to the updated Tutor’s Handbook, a Supplement, containing textual material and practical exercises aimed at further developing the translation issues discussed in the main text, and a Tutor’s Handbook to the Supplement, are available at Thinking Arabic Translation is key reading for advanced students wishing to perfect their language skills or considering a career in translation.
Category: Foreign Language Study

Introduction To Court Interpreting

Author : Holly Mikkelson
ISBN : 9781317424574
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 66.69 MB
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An Introduction to Court Interpreting has been carefully designed to be comprehensive, accessible and globally applicable. Starting with the history of the profession and covering the key topics from the role of the interpreter in the judiciary setting to ethical principles and techniques of interpreting, this text has been thoroughly revised. The new material covers: remote interpreting and police interpreting; role-playing scenarios including the Postville case of 2008; updated and expanded resources. In addition, the extensive practical exercises and suggestions for further reading help to ensure this remains the essential introductory textbook for all courses on court interpreting
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Just A Phrase I M Going Through

Author : David Crystal
ISBN : 9781134011865
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 88.42 MB
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Kidnapping, attempted assassination, espionage ... not the answers you’d expect to the question ‘what happens when you become a linguist?’ But now, reflecting on a long and hugely successful career at the forefront of the field of English Language and Linguistics, David Crystal answers this question and offers us a special look behind the scenes at the adventures, rewards, challenges and pitfalls of his life in language. Both an autobiography and a highly accessible introduction to the field of linguistics, Just a Phrase I’m Going Through illuminates and entertains us with its many insights into the ever-fascinating subject of language. David Crystal is synonymous with language, both as a great populariser and linguistic pioneer, and his contribution to the field is unparalleled. This is a book not just for students and teachers but for all lovers of language. For more about David Crystal at Routledge, visit:
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Linguist

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105131554847
Genre : Linguistics
File Size : 88.1 MB
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Category: Linguistics