Thinking German Translation: A Course In Translation Method By Sandor G.j. Herve
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Thinking German Translation by Sandor G.J. Hervey, Ian Higgins
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Description "Thinking German Translation," Second Edition, is a comprehensive practical course in translation for advanced students of German, which focuses on improving translation quality whilst giving clear explanations of the theoretical issues involved. This second edition brings the course up-to-date, has been fully revised to give clearer explanations of key terms and features revised chapters on genre, compensation and revision and editing.Based on detailed analysis of translations problems, Thinking German Translation features new contemporary material taken from a wide range of sources, including:Business and politicsPress and publicityEngineeringTourismLiterary and consumer-oriented textsA variety of translation issues are addressed, including:Cultural differencesRegister and dialectGenreRevisionand EditingThinking German Translation is essential reading for all students wishing to perfect their translation skills. It is also an excellent foundation for those considering a career in translation.A Tutor's Handbook for this course, giving guidance on teaching methods and assessment, is also available in PDF format from our website.Publisher Description
This is a comprehensive practical course in translation for advanced students of German, which focuses on improving translation quality whilst clarifying the theoretical issues involved. This second edition brings the course up-to-date, and has been fully reworked to give clearer explanations of key terms and include revised chapters on genre, compensation and revision and editing. Based on detailed analysis of translation problems, Thinking German Translation features new material taken from a wide range of sources, including: business and politics press and publicity engineering tourism literary and consumer-oriented texts. Addressing a variety of translation issues such as cultural difference, register and dialect, Thinking German Translation is essential reading for all students wishing to perfect their translation skills. It is also an excellent foundation for those considering a career in translation.Author Biography
The late Sandor Hervey was Reader in Linguistics at the University of St Andrews. Michael Loughridge was Lecturer in German at the University of St. Andrews and is now a full-time translator with MITI status. Ian Higgins is Honorary Senior Lecturer in French at the University of St Andrews.Details
- ISBN 0415341469
- ISBN-13 9780415341462
- Title Thinking German Translation
- Author Sandor G.J. Hervey, Ian Higgins
- Format Paperback
- Year 2006
- Pages 256
- Edition 2nd
- Publisher Routledge
- Dimensions6.3 in. x 0.6 in. x 9.2 in.
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