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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more



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Title: Thinking German Translation - A Course in Translation Method: German to English
Written By: Sandor Hervey
Michael Loughridge
Ian Higgins
URL: http://http://www.routledge.com/routledge.html
Series Title: Thinking Translation
Description:

Each title in the Thinking Translation series is a comprehensive and revolutionary 20-week course in translation method with a challenging and entertaining approach to the acquisition of translation skills. Dialogue examples and a full range of exercise work enable students to acquire the skills necessary for a broad range of translation problems. Examples are drawn from a wide variety of material from technical and commercial texts to poetry and song. Teacher's material with cassette is available with each course

Publication Year: 1995
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Translation
Subject Language(s): English
German
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0415116376
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Pages: 256
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