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LINGUIST List 25.727

Wed Feb 12 2014

Books: Translation in Language Teaching and Assessment: Tsagari, Floros (Eds)

Editor for this issue: Justin Petro <justinlinguistlist.org>

Date: 11-Feb-2014
From: Chris Humphrey <chumphreyc-s-p.org>
Subject: Translation in Language Teaching and Assessment: Tsagari, Floros (Eds)
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Title: Translation in Language Teaching and Assessment
Published: 2013
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
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Book URL: http://www.c-s-p.org/flyers/Translation-in-Language-Teaching-and-Assessment1-4438-5044-6.htm

Editor: Dina Tsagari
Editor: Georgios Floros
Hardback: ISBN: 9781443850445 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 44.99
Hardback: ISBN: 9781443850445 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 75.99
Abstract:

The aim of this volume is to record the resurgent influence of Language Learning in Translation Studies and the various contemporary ways in which translation is used in the fields of Language Teaching and Assessment. It examines the possibilities and limitations of the interplay between the two disciplines in attempting to investigate the degree to which recent calls for reinstating translation in language learning have borne fruit.

The volume accommodates high-quality original submissions that address a variety of issues from a theoretical as well as an empirical point of view. The chapters of the volume raise important questions and demonstrate the beginning of a new era of conscious epistemological traffic between the two aforementioned disciplines. The contributors to the volume are academics, researchers and professionals in the fields of Translation Studies and Language Teaching and Assessment from various countries and educational contexts, including the USA, Canada, Taiwan R.O.C., and European countries such as Belgium, Germany, Greece, Slovenia and Sweden, and various professional and instructional settings, such as school sector and graduate, undergraduate and certificate programs. The contributions approach the interplay between the two disciplines from various angles, including functional approaches to translation, contemporary types of translation, and the discursive interaction between teachers and students.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            Translation

Written In: English (eng)

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