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Language Planning as a Sociolinguistic Experiment

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Provides richly detailed insight into the uniqueness of the Norwegian language development. Marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of the Norwegian nation following centuries of Danish rule


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Acquiring Phonology: A Cross-Generational Case-Study

By Neil Smith

The study also highlights the constructs of current linguistic theory, arguing for distinctive features and the notion 'onset' and against some of the claims of Optimality Theory and Usage-based accounts.


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Language Production and Interpretation: Linguistics meets Cognition

By Henk Zeevat

The importance of Henk Zeevat's new monograph cannot be overstated. [...] I recommend it to anyone who combines interests in language, logic, and computation [...]. David Beaver, University of Texas at Austin


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Title: Basic Concepts and Models for Interpreter and Translator Training
Series Title: Benjamins Translation Library, 8
Description:

This book is based on the author's many years of experience as a practitioner, teacher and researcher in translation and conference interpretation. It is written primarily for I/T trainers who feel the need for a methodological basis to their teaching activity. The book explains essential translation and interpretation phenomena and difficulties encountered by students and professionals alike in the form of 'concepts' and 'models', and suggests practical ways to teach them. The underlying theory is based on insights from psycholinguistics and cognitive psychology as well as on I/T research, but the book assumes no previous knowledge of these disciplines. Its concepts and models are easy to grasp, and the text includes teaching suggestions and examples. The book addresses such issues as communication and quality, fidelity, comprehension, knowledge acquisition, interpretation difficulties and coping tactics, linguistic requirements for I/T and linguistic skill enhancement. It also includes a review of I/T training literature

Publication Year: 1995
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Translation
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1556196865
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 278
 
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1556197039
ISBN-13: 9781556197031
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