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Thinking French Translation

By Sándor Hervey, Ian Higgins

© 2002 – Routledge

136 pages

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pub: 2002-09-05
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About the Book

The new edition of this popular course in translation from French into English offers a challenging practical approach to the acquisition of translation skills, with clear explanations of the theoretical issues involved. A variety of translation issues are considered including:

*cultural differences

*register and dialect


*revision and editing

The course now covers texts from a wide range of sources, including:

*journalism and literature

*commercial, legal and technical texts

*songs and recorded interviews

*this is essential reading for advanced undergraduates and postgraduate students of French. The book will also appeal to a wide range of language students and tutors.

About the Authors

Sándor Hervey was Reader in Linguistics at the University of St Andrews. Ian Higgins is Honorary Senior Lecturer in French at the University of St Andrews.

About the Series

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Translating & Interpreting