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2nd Edition

Thinking French Translation

ISBN 9780415255219
Published October 28, 2002 by Routledge
304 Pages

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Book Description

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 on translation courses. The book will also appeal to wide range of language students and tutors.


'Thinking French Translation is one of the most exciting courses produced for second and third-year undergraduates.' - Modern Languages Journal

'A close comparison of this edition with the original shows how much work has gone into refining explanations, updating some of the practical exercises, and improving page lay-out. The result is an excellent tool for student and teacher, based on solid theoretical principles, yet transparent and eminently practical.'