Interpreting as a Discourse Process

Interpreting as a Discourse Process

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This book studies interpreting between languages as a discourse process and as about managing ccommunication between two people who do not speak a common language. Roy examines the turn exchanges of a face-to-face interpreted event in order to offer a definition of interpreted events, describe the process of taking turns with an interpreter, and account for the role of the interpreter in terms of the performance in more

Product details

  • Hardback | 150 pages
  • 144.8 x 218.4 x 17.8mm | 317.52g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 0195119487
  • 9780195119480
  • 784,475

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This is a useful text for interpreters and interpreter trainers alike, and it would be excellent required reading in graduate classes in interpreting (both practice and theory) as an introduction to the importance and relevance of discourse approaches to the field. * Language in Society *show more

Table of contents

1. Overview ; 2. Discourse and Interpreting ; 3. Analyzing Interpreted Encounters ; 4. The Meeting and the Participants ; 5. Turn Exchanges in an Interpreted Professor-Student Conference ; 6. Role Performance in a Discourse Process ; 7. Interpreting as a Discourse Process ; Bibliography ; Indexshow more

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