Translation and Translating: Theory and Practice
The author attempts to arrange the translation process and set it within a systemic model of language. The book is divided into three parts, namely model, meaning and memory, assessing how logical relationships are organized and mapped onto the syntactic systems of a language. Bell firstly defines translation for the purposes of his book and argues that a major specification for the successful organization of translation into a manageable system is translator competence. Other books in this series include An Introduction to Second Language Acquisition Research, The Classroom and the Language Learner and Bilingualism in Education.
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Translation and Language: Linguistic Theories Explained
Peter D. Fawcett
Snippet view - 1997