The Global Translator's Handbook

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Taylor Trade Publishing, Dec 16, 2012 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 350 pages
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A practical guide to translation as a profession, this book provides everything translators need to know, from digital equipment to translation techniques, dictionaries in over seventy languages, and sources of translation work. It is the premier sourcebook for all linguists, used by both beginners and veterans, and its predecessor, The Translator’s Handbook, has been praised by some of the world’s leading translators, such as Gregory Rabassa and Marina Orellana.
 

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This is an extremely helpful book for people looking to get into translation. As someone who is just starting to find out about translation as a career, this book has given me a lot of advice about ... Read full review

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Morry has a very direct and reader friendly style of writing. It's excellently easy read. Very useful content.

Contents

14 Oral Interpretation
97
15 Translators Organizations
103
A Lifelong Career
107
Appendix 1 Dictionaries and Reference Literature
109
Appendix 2 Where to Find Dictionaries
173
Appendix 3 ForeignLanguage Software Sources
175
Appendix 4 Sources of Translation Work
179
Appendix 5 Translation Courses and Programs
299

7 Translation Computers and the Internet
51
8 Dictionaries Reference Literature and Terminology Management
61
9 Key Translation Areas
67
10 How to Operate Successfully as a Freelance Translator
77
11 Sources of Translation Work
85
12 A Career as an InHouse Translator
91
13 Training Programs
95
Appendix 6 Translator Organizations
317
Appendix 7 Translator Accreditation
329
Appendix 8 Professional Periodicals for Translators
331
Bibliography
335
Index
337
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Morry Sofer is the founder of leading translation company Schreiber Translations, Inc., author of many books on translation, and editor of several dictionaries.

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