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Corpora in Translation: A Practical Guide (Linguistic Insights)

Corpora in Translation: A Practical Guide (Linguistic Insights)

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  • ISBN-13: 9783034304344
  • Publisher: Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
  • Release Date: Nov 26, 2010
  • Edition: 1st New edition
  • Pages: 135 pages
  • Dimensions: 0.4 x 8.7 x 5.8 inches

Overview

Corpora are among the hottest issues in translation studies affecting both pure and applied realms of the discipline. As for pure translation studies, corpora have done their part through contributions to the studies on translational language and translation universals. Yet, their recent contribution is within the borders of applied translation studies, i.e. translator training and translation aids. The former is the major focus of the present book.
The present book in fact aims at providing readers with comprehensive information about corpora in translation studies in general, and corpora in translator education in particular. It further offers researchers and practitioners a comprehensive and up-to-date survey of studies done on corpora in translator education and provides a rich source of information on pros and cons of using different types of corpora as translation aids in the context of translation classrooms.

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