Translating Cultures: An Introduction for Translators, Interpreters and Mediators
"Translating across cultures" and "cultural proficiency" have become buzz words in translation studies. This te×t attempts to introduce an element of rigour and coherence into the discussion of culture and provide a model for teaching to translators ̧interpreters and other mediators.
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The Cultural Mediator
Defining Modelling and Teaching Culture
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