Translation Practices Explained

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Translation Practices Explained is a series of coursebooks designed to help self-learners and students on translation and interpreting courses. Each volume focuses on a specific aspect of professional translation and interpreting practice, usually corresponding to courses available in translator- and interpreter-training institutions. The authors are practicing translators, interpreters, and/or translator or interpreter trainers. Although specialists, they explain their professional insights in a manner accessible to the wider learning public.

Each volume includes activities and exercises designed to help learners consolidate their knowledge, while updated reading lists and website addresses will also help individual learners gain further insight into the realities of professional practice.

  • Revising and Editing for Translators book cover

    Revising and Editing for Translators

    4th Edition

    By Brian Mossop

    Revising and Editing for Translators provides guidance and learning materials for translation students and professional translators learning to revise the work of others or edit original writing, and those wishing to improve their self-revision ability. Revising and editing are seen as reading…

    Paperback – 2019-09-25 
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    Translation Practices Explained

  • Healthcare Interpreting Explained book cover

    Healthcare Interpreting Explained

    1st Edition

    By Claudia V. Angelelli

    Healthcare Interpreting Explained is the first comprehensive user-friendly book on the practice of medical/healthcare interpreting. Written by a leading world authority and drawing on research carried out in Europe, the United States, Australia and Asia, this process-focussed text goes beyond terms…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31
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  • Consecutive Interpreting: A Short Course book cover

    Consecutive Interpreting

    A Short Course, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Gillies

    Consecutive Interpreting: A Short Course provides a step-by-step guide to consecutive interpreting. This user-friendly coursebook tackles key skills such as presentation, analysis, note-taking and reformulation, as well as advanced market-related skills such as preparation for assignments, protocol…

    Paperback – 2019-04-17
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  • Note-taking for Consecutive Interpreting: A Short Course book cover

    Note-taking for Consecutive Interpreting

    A Short Course, 2nd Edition

    By Andrew Gillies

    Note-taking for Consecutive Interpreting: A Short Course is the essential step-by-step guide to the skill of note-taking. The system, made up of a range of tried and tested techniques, is simple to learn, consistent and efficient. Each chapter presents a technique, with examples, tasks and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-23
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  • Introduction to Court Interpreting book cover

    Introduction to Court Interpreting

    2nd Edition

    By Holly Mikkelson

    An Introduction to Court Interpreting has been carefully designed to be comprehensive, accessible and globally applicable. Starting with the history of the profession and covering the key topics from the role of the interpreter in the judiciary setting to ethical principles and techniques of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-08
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  • Translating Song: Lyrics and Texts book cover

    Translating Song

    Lyrics and Texts, 1st Edition

    By Peter Low

    This engaging step-by-step guide prescribes effective strategies and tactics for translating a wide range of songs and other vocal music, from classical to contemporary. Focusing on best practice and with a variety of language examples, the book centres on four key themes: translating songs for…

    Paperback – 2016-11-09
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  • An Introduction to Audio Description: A practical guide book cover

    An Introduction to Audio Description

    A practical guide, 1st Edition

    By Louise Fryer

    An Introduction to Audio Description is the first comprehensive, user-friendly student guide to the theory and practice of audio description, or media narration, providing readers with the skills needed for the effective translation of images into words for the blind and partially-sighted.   A wide…

    Paperback – 2016-05-05
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  • Translating Children's Literature book cover

    Translating Children's Literature

    1st Edition

    By Gillian Lathey

    Translating Children’s Literature is an exploration of the many developmental and linguistic issues related to writing and translating for children, an audience that spans a period of enormous intellectual progress and affective change from birth to adolescence. Lathey looks at a broad range of…

    Paperback – 2015-08-10
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  • Localizing Apps: A practical guide for translators and translation students book cover

    Localizing Apps

    A practical guide for translators and translation students, 1st Edition

    By Johann Roturier

    The software industry has undergone rapid development since the beginning of the twenty-first century. These changes have had a profound impact on translators who, due to the evolving nature of digital content, are under increasing pressure to adapt their ways of working. Localizing Apps looks at…

    Paperback – 2015-05-18
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    Translation Practices Explained

  • User-Centered Translation book cover

    User-Centered Translation

    1st Edition

    By Tytti Suojanen, Kaisa Koskinen, Tiina Tuominen

    Translators want to take their readers into account, but traditional translation theory does not offer much advice on how to do that. User-Centered Translation (UCT) offers practical tools and methods to help empower translators to act for their readers. This book will help readers to: Create…

    Paperback – 2014-12-17
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  • Translating for the European Union Institutions book cover

    Translating for the European Union Institutions

    2nd Edition

    By Emma Wagner, Svend Bech, Jesús M. Martínez

    Edited by Dorothy Kelly

    The institutions of the European Union employ hundreds of translators. Why? What do they do? What sort of translation problems do they have to tackle? Has the language policy of the European Union been affected by the recent inclusion of new Member States? This book answers all those questions.…

    Paperback – 2014-02-06
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  • Revising and Editing for Translators book cover

    Revising and Editing for Translators

    3rd Edition

    By Brian Mossop

    Revising and Editing for Translators provides guidance and learning materials for translation students learning to edit texts written by others, and professional translators wishing to improve their self-revision ability or learning to revise the work of others. Editing is understood as making…

    Paperback – 2013-01-28
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    Translation Practices Explained

  • Audiovisual Translation: Dubbing book cover

    Audiovisual Translation

    Dubbing, 1st Edition

    By Frederic Chaume

    Audiovisual Translation: Dubbing is an introductory textbook that provides a solid overview of the world of dubbing and is fundamentally interactive in approach. A companion to Audiovisual Translation: Subtitling, it follows a similar structure and is accompanied by a DVD. Based on first-hand…

    Paperback – 2012-09-09
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  • Scientific and Technical Translation Explained: A Nuts and Bolts Guide for Beginners book cover

    Scientific and Technical Translation Explained

    A Nuts and Bolts Guide for Beginners, 1st Edition

    By Jody Byrne

    From microbiology to nuclear physics and chemistry to software engineering, scientific and technical translation is a complex activity that involves communicating specialized information on a variety of subjects across multiple languages. It requires expert linguistic knowledge and writing skills,…

    Paperback – 2012-03-20
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  • Translation-Driven Corpora: Corpus Resources for Descriptive and Applied Translation Studies book cover

    Translation-Driven Corpora

    Corpus Resources for Descriptive and Applied Translation Studies, 1st Edition

    By Federico Zanettin

    Electronic texts and text analysis tools have opened up a wealth of opportunities to higher education and language service providers, but learning to use these resources continues to pose challenges to scholars and professionals alike. Translation-Driven Corpora aims to introduce readers to corpus…

    Paperback – 2012-01-10
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  • Subtitling Through Speech Recognition: Respeaking book cover

    Subtitling Through Speech Recognition

    Respeaking, 1st Edition

    By Pablo Romero-Fresco

    Based on sound research and first-hand experience in the field, Subtitling through Speech Recognition: Respeaking is the first book to present a comprehensive overview of the production of subtitles through speech recognition in Europe. Topics covered include the origins of subtitling for the deaf…

    Paperback – 2011-05-04
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  • Translating Promotional and Advertising Texts book cover

    Translating Promotional and Advertising Texts

    1st Edition

    By Ira Torresi

    Promotional and advertising texts come in different forms and account for a considerable share of the translation market. Advertisements, company brochures, websites, tourist guides, institutional information campaigns, and even personal CVs all share a common primary purpose: that of persuading…

    Paperback – 2010-01-10
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  • Audiovisual Translation, Subtitling book cover

    Audiovisual Translation, Subtitling

    1st Edition

    By Jorge Díaz-Cintas, Aline Remael

    "Audiovisual Translation: Subtitling" is an introductory textbook which provides a solid overview of the world of subtitling. Based on sound research and first-hand experience in the field, the book focuses on generally accepted practice but identifies current points of contention, takes regional…

    Hardback – 2007-11-01
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  • Medical Translation Step by Step: Learning by Drafting book cover

    Medical Translation Step by Step

    Learning by Drafting, 1st Edition

    By Vicent Montalt, Maria González-Davies

    Statistics on the translation market consistently identify medicine as a major thematic area as far as volume or translation is concerned. Vicent Montalt and Maria Gonzalez Davis, both experienced translator trainers at Spanish universities, explain the basics of medical translation and ways of…

    Paperback – 2006-12-01
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  • Translating Official Documents book cover

    Translating Official Documents

    1st Edition

    By Roberto Mayoral Asensio

    Official translations are generally documents that serve as legally valid instruments. They include anything from certificates of birth, death or marriage through to academic transcripts or legal contracts. This field of translation is now as important as it is fraught with difficulties, for it is…

    Paperback – 2003-07-31
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  • Conference Interpreting Explained book cover

    Conference Interpreting Explained

    2nd Edition

    By Roderick Jones

    Roderick Jones adopts a very practical approach to both consecutive and simultaneous interpreting, providing detailed illustrations of note-taking, reformulation, the 'salami' technique, simplification, generalization, anticipation, and so on, including numerous tricks-of-the-trade such as how to…

    Paperback – 2002-09-01
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  • Translating for the European Union Institutions book cover

    Translating for the European Union Institutions

    1st Edition

    By Emma Wagner, Svend Bech, Jesús M. Martínez

    Edited by Anthony Pym

    The institutions of the European Union employ hundreds of translators. Why? What do they do? What sort of translation problems do they have to tackle? Has the language policy of the European Union been affected by the recent inclusion of new Member States? This book answers all those questions.…

    Paperback – 2001-12-01
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    Translation Practices Explained

  • Legal Translation Explained book cover

    Legal Translation Explained

    1st Edition

    By Enrique Alcaraz, Brian Hughes

    Edited by Anthony Pym

    Focusing on the problems of translating English legal language, Alcaraz and Hughes offer a wide-ranging view of one of the most demanding and vital areas of contemporary translation practice. Individual chapters deal with legal English as a linguistic system, special concepts in the translation of…

    Paperback – 2001-08-01
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  • Electronic Tools for Translators book cover

    Electronic Tools for Translators

    1st Edition

    By Frank Austermuhl

    Electronic Tools for Translators offers complete explanations of a wide range of software products, information resources and online services that translators now need to understand and use. Individual chapters run through the origins and nature of the internet, the many ways of searching for…

    Paperback – 2001-04-01
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