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It's Been Said Before

By Orin Hargraves

It's Been Said Before "examines why certain phrases become clichés and why they should be avoided -- or why they still have life left in them."

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Sounds Fascinating

By J. C. Wells

How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.

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Title: In Other Words
Subtitle: A Coursebook on Translation, 2nd Edition
Written By: Mona Baker

This best-selling textbook written by Mona Baker, a leading international
figure in translation studies, is the essential coursebook for any student
studying in this field. Assuming no knowledge of foreign languages, "In Other
Words" offers both a practical and theoretical guide to translation studies, and
provides an important foundation for training professional translators.

The second edition has been fully revised to reflect recent developments in
the field and new features include:

*A new chapter that addresses issues of ethics and ideology, in response to
increased pressures on translators and interpreters to demonstrate
accountability and awareness of the social impact of their decisions.

*Examples and exercises from new genres such as audiovisual translation,
scientific translation, oral interpreting, website translation, and news/media

*New project-driven exercises designed to support MA dissertation work

*Updated references and further reading.

*A companion website featuring further examples and tasks which can be
viewed at:

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9780415467537
Pages: 332
Prices: U.S. $ 115.00
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780415467544
Pages: 332
Prices: U.K. £ 20.99
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