Thinking French Translation: A Course in Translation Method : French to English

Thinking French Translation: A Course in Translation Method : French to English

Paperback Thinking Translation (Paperback) Language: English / French

By (author) Sandor Hervey, By (author) Ian Higgins

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  • Publisher: ROUTLEDGE
  • Format: Paperback | 304 pages
  • Language: English / French
  • Dimensions: 154mm x 232mm x 20mm | 499g
  • Publication date: 1 October 2002
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0415255228
  • ISBN 13: 9780415255226
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: 1 black & white tables
  • Sales rank: 67,441

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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 French on translation courses. The book will also appeal to wide range of language students and tutors. A tutors' handbook offering invaluable guidance on how to use the text is available for free download at http://www.routledge.com/cw/thinkingtranslation/

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Sandor Hervey was Reader in Linguistics at the University of St Andrews. Ian Higgins is Honorary Senior Lecturer in French at the University of St Andrews.