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Name: Ka-wai  Yeung
Institution: Hang Seng School of Commerce
Email: click here to access email
State and/or Country: Hong Kong   
Linguistic Field(s): Translation
Specialty: Linguistics and Translation
Subject Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin
English
Dissertation Abstract: Pragmatics and Translation: With reference to English-Chinese and Chinese-English examples
Reviewer of: Translation: Chan (2004) (LL Issue 15.3290)
Translation: Zatlin (2005) (LL Issue 17.721)
Translation, Globalisation and Localisation (LL Issue 19.3819)



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