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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: New Prospects and Perspectives for Educating Language Mediators
Edited By: Don Kiraly
Silvia Hansen-Schirra
Karin Maksymski
Series Title: Translationswissenschaft, Band 10

Revolving around the topic of innovative translator and interpreter education, this volume covers a wide range of pedagogical issues, from curriculum design to translator competence and from classroom practice to research techniques. The authors represent a number of countries. Their proposals come mainly from an interpretivist rather than an empiricist epistemological perspective, and are sure to resonate with educators around the world. While none of the authors claims to have found the holy grail of how to train translators and interpreters, their contributions all serve as fine examples of just how multi-facetted and refreshing language mediation pedagogy and research on pedagogy can be.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Narr Francke Attempto Verlag GmbH + Co. KG
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783823368199
Pages: 229
Prices: Europe EURO 58.00