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Title: Translation Terminology
Edited By: Monique Catherine Cormier
Hannelore Lee-Jahnke
Jean Delisle
Series Title: FIT Monograph Series 1

This terminology collection presents approximately 200 concepts that can be considered the basic vocabulary for the practical teaching of translation. Four languages are included: French, English, Spanish and German. Nearly twenty translation teachers and terminololgists from universities in eight countries (Canada, France, Germany, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States and Venezuela) defined the concepts and tried to present them in pedagogical form, with notes and examples. The terms describe specific language acts, the cognitive aspects involved in the translation process, the procedures involved in transfer from one language to another, and the results of these operations. All of the terms in each section of the book are cross-referenced. A dozen tables help the reader understand the relationships between the concepts, and a bibliography completes each section.

Publication Year: 1999
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Translation
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1556192126
ISBN-13: N/A
Prices: U.S. $ 53.95
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9027224234
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Prices: NLG 75.00