Becoming A Translator: An Accelerated Course

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Taylor & Francis, Jul 3, 2003 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 320 pages
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Fusing translation theory with advice and information about the practicalities of translating, "Becoming a Translator" is an essential resource for novice and practising translators. The book helps students learn how to translate faster and more accurately, how to deal with potential problems, including dealing with stress and how the market works. This second edition has been revised throughout, and includes an exploration of new technologies used by translators and a 'Useful Contacts' section including the names, addresses and web addresses of translator organizations, training programmes, journals and translator agencies. Exercises, email exchanges and examples have also been updated throughout. "Becoming a Translator" is an invaluable guide for all aspiring and practising translators.

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Douglas Robinson is currently associate Professor of English at the University of Mississippi.

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