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The Role of Pedagogical Translation in Second Language Acquisition: From Theory to Practice

The Role of Pedagogical Translation in Second Language Acquisition: From Theory to Practice

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  • ISBN-13: 9783034300872
  • Publisher: Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
  • Release Date: Sep 29, 2010
  • Edition: 1st New edition
  • Pages: 178 pages
  • Dimensions: 6.0 x 8.75 x 0.5 inches

Overview

Translation can help improve foreign language teaching and learning - this study shows how. In an increasingly globalised world and in an increasingly multilingual Europe, translation plays an important role. Significant signs of a new revival of translation in language teaching have become visible, as shown by recent literature on applied linguistics. This book contributes to this movement, embracing both a theoretical and an empirical purpose by integrating viewpoints from Applied Linguistics, Translation Studies and Second Language Acquisition.
In an attempt to show how the use of translation in foreign language classes can help enhance and further improve reading, writing, speaking and listening skills, this work calls for a re-evaluation and a rehabilitation of the translation activities in the foreign language classes.

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