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LINGUIST List 20.76

Thu Jan 08 2009

Books: Applied Ling/Translation: Corsellis

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        1.    Shereen Muhyeddeen, Public Service Interpreting: Corsellis


Message 1: Public Service Interpreting: Corsellis
Date: 23-Dec-2008
From: Shereen Muhyeddeen <s.muhyeddeenpalgrave.com>
Subject: Public Service Interpreting: Corsellis
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Title: Public Service Interpreting
Subtitle: The First Steps
Series Title: Palgrave Textbooks in Translating and Interpreting
Published: 2008
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
                http://www.palgrave.com

Book URL: http://www.palgrave.com/products/title.aspx?PID=269252

Author: Ann Corsellis
Paperback: ISBN: 9781403937995 Pages: 200 Price: U.K. £ 19.99
Abstract:

The increasing movement of people between countries in the modern world
requires that interpreters and translators take their place, shoulder to
shoulder, with members of other professions in the public services, such as
doctors, lawyers and social workers. Interpreters and translators, and
others with needed language skills, must therefore earn that place by
undertaking what is necessary to become a recognized profession with
nationally recognized training, assessments, qualifications and a code of
conduct. This book provides an accessible introduction to this emerging and
socially critical branch of the language professions. The focus is on the
development of a professional framework in which public service
professionals, including managers, can learn to work together with their
new colleagues to deliver a professional service to those seeking access
across linguistic and cultural barriers. The book brings together a wealth
of practical and professionally-oriented information which will benefit
trainees, trainers and practising professionals alike, as well as those who
manage and work with them.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            Translation

Written In: English (eng )

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http://linguistlist.org/get-book.html?BookID=38881


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