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Translator and interpreter training : issues, methods and debates / edited by John Kearns.

Author/Creator:
International Association for Translation & Intercultural Studies. International Conference (2nd : 2006 : University of the Western Cape), issuing body.
Publication:
London ; New York : Continuum, [2008]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (240 p.)
Series:
Continuum studies in translation.
Continuum studies in translation
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Subjects:
Translating and interpreting -- Study and teaching -- Congresses.
Translators -- Training of -- Congresses.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
As a research area, education in the fields of translation and interpreting has received growing attention in recent years, with the increasing professionalization of the language-mediation sector demanding ever more highly trained employees with broader repertoires. This trend is evidenced in the present collection, which addresses issues in pedagogy in a variety of translation and interpreting domains. A global range of contributors discuss teaching, evaluation, professionalization and competence as they apply to an array of educational and linguistic situations. Translator and Interprete
Contents:
Contents; List of Figures and Tables; General Editor''s Comment; Contributors; Introduction; A Note on URLs; 1 Professionalization and Intervention; 2 Teaching Interpreting and Interpreting Teaching: A Conference Interpreter''s Overview of Second Language Acquisition; 3 Training Editors in Universities: Considerations, Challenges and Strategies; 4 Mobility Programmes as a Learning Experience for Translation Students: Development and Assessment of Specific Translation and Transferable Generic Competences in Study Abroad Contexts
5 Systematic Assessment of Translator Competence: In Search of Achilles'' Heel6 First Results of a Translation Competence Experiment: ''Knowledge of Translation'' and ''Efficacy of the Translation Process''; 7 SLIP - A Tool of the Trade Married to an Educational Space: Making British Sign Language Dictionaries; 8 Fan Translation Networks: An Accidental Translator Training Environment?; 9 The Academic and the Vocational in Translator Education; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Z
Notes:
Chiefly papers presented at the 2nd International Conference of the International Association of [sic] Translation and Intercultural Studies which was held July 2006, University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Kearns, John T., 1936- editor.
ISBN:
1-4411-4057-3
1-283-20576-9
9786613205766