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Title: Thinking Arabic Translation
Subtitle: A Course in Translation Method: Arabic to English
Written By: James Dickins
Sandor Hervey
Ian Higgins

Thinking Arabic Translation is a comprehensive and practical 24-week course in translation method. Adapted from the successful French-based Thinking Translation (Routledge, 1992) it has been successfully piloted at Durham
University. Clear explanations, discussion, examples and exercises enable students to acquire the skills necessary for tackling a broad range of translation problems. Examples are drawn from a variety of sources, including journalism and politics, legal and technical texts and literary and consumer-orientated texts.

A Tutors' Handbook is available, which contains invaluable guidance on using the course.

Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Translation
Subject Language(s): Arabic, Standard
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 041525065X
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 256
Prices: 31.95

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0415250668
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 144
Prices: 41.95