By Sari Pietikäinen, FinlandAlexandra Jaffe, Long BeachHelen Kelly-Holmes, and Nikolas Coupland
Sociolinguistics from the Periphery "presents a fascinating book about change: shifting political, economic and cultural conditions; ephemeral, sometimes even seasonal, multilingualism; and altered imaginaries for minority and indigenous languages and their users."
The new edition of this popular course in translation from French into English offers a challenging practical approach to the acquisition of translation skills, with clear explanations of the theoretical issues involved. A variety of translation issues are considered including: *Cultural differences *Register and dialect *Genre *Revision and editing The course now covers texts from a wide range of sources, including: *Journalism and literature *Commercial, legal and technical texts *Songs and recorded interviews
This is essential reading for advanced undergraduates and postgraduate students of Frenchon translation courses. The book will also appeal to wide range of language students and tutors.