Translator and Interpreter Training: Issues, Methods and Debates

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John Kearns
A&C Black, May 12, 2008 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 240 pages
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As a research area, education in the fields of translation and interpreting has received growing attention in recent years, with the increasing professionalization of the language-mediation sector demanding ever more highly trained employees with broader repertoires. This trend is evidenced in the present collection, which addresses issues in pedagogy in a variety of translation and interpreting domains. A global range of contributors discuss teaching, evaluation, professionalization and competence as they apply to an array of educational and linguistic situations.


Translator and Interpreter Training: Issues, Methods and Debates presents an in-depth consideration of the issues involved in this area of translation and interpreting studies, and will be of interest to all students and academics working and researching in the field.
 

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Contents

1 Professionalization and Intervention
1
A Conference Interpreters Overview of Second Language Acquisition
19
Considerations Challenges and Strategies
39
Development and Assessment of Specific Translation and Transferable Generic Competences in Study Abroad Contexts
66
In Search of Achilles Heel
88
Knowledge of Translation and Efficacy of the Translation Process
104
Making British Sign Language Dictionaries
127
An Accidental Translator Training Environment?
158
9 The Academic and the Vocational in Translator Education
184
Index
215
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Dr John Kearns is a lecturer in translation at the Kazimierz Wielki University in Bydgoszcz, Poland. He has also worked as a professional translator and translator trainer, and chairs the Training Committee of the International Association for Translation and Intercultural Studies./span/span/font

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