Efforts and Models in Interpreting and Translation Research: A Tribute to Daniel Gile

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Gyde Hansen, Andrew Chesterman, Heidrun Gerzymisch-Arbogast
John Benjamins Publishing, 2008 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 302 pages
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This volume covers a wide range of topics in Interpreting and Translation Research. Some deal with scientometrics and the history of Interpreting Studies, arguments about conceptual analysis, meta-language and interpreters' risk-taking strategies. Other papers are on research skills like career management, writing communicative abstracts and the practicalities of survey research. Several contributions address empirical issues such as expertise in Simultaneous Interpreting, the cognitive load imposed on interpreters by a non-native accent, the impact of intonation on interpreting quality, linguistic interference in Simultaneous Interpreting, similarities between translation and interpreting, and the relation between translation competence and revision competence.
The collection is a tribute to Daniel Gile, in appreciation of his creativity and his commitment to interpreting and translation research. All the contributions in some way show his influence or are related to the models and research he has shaped.
 

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Contents

Preface
Scientomectrics and history
An authorcentred scientometric analysis of Daniel Giles œuvre
The turns of interpreting studies
Conceptual analysis
The status of interpretive hypotheses
Stratégies et tactiques en traduction et interprétation
On omission in simultaneous interpreting
Empirical studies
How do experts interpret?
The impact of nonnative English on students interpreting performance
Evaluación de la calidad en interpretación simultánea
Linguistic interference in Simultaneous Interpreting with text
Towards a definition of Interpretese
The speck in your brothers eye the beam in your own
Publications by Daniel Gile

Research skills
Doctoral training programmes
Getting started
Constructing quality

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