Linguistics & Language Studies

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Interpreters as Diplomats

A Diplomatic History of the Role of Interpreters in World Politics

This book looks at the role played throughout history by translators and interpreters in international relations. It considers how political linguistics function and have functioned throughout … 209 View

Language Testing Reconsidered

Language Testing Reconsidered provides a critical update on major issues that have engaged the field of language testing since its inception. Anyone who is working in, studying or teaching … ; ; ; ; 180 View

Lexicography, Terminology, and Translation

Text-based Studies in Honour of Ingrid Meyer

This volume in honour of Ingrid Meyer is a tribute to her work in the interrelated fields of lexicography, terminology and translation. One key thing shared by these fields is that they all deal … 252 View

Pay No Heed to the Rockets

Palestine in the Present Tense

Marcello Di Cintio first visited Palestine in 1999. Like most outsiders, the Palestinian narrative that he knew had been simplified by a seemingly unending struggle, a near-Sisyphean curse of … 264 View

Teaching Translation from Spanish to English

Worlds Beyond Words

While many professional translators believe the ability to translate is a gift that one either has or does not have, Allison Beeby Lonsdale questions this view. In her innovative book, she … 257 View

The Origins of Simultaneous Interpretation

The Nuremberg Trial

This book offers the first complete analysis of the emergence of simultaneous interpretation a the Nuremburg Trail and the individuals who made the process possible. Francesca Gaiba offers new … 191 View

Translating Canada

In the last thirty years of the twentieth century, Canadian federal governments offered varying degrees of support for literary and other artistic endeavour. A corollary of this patronage of … ; 351 View
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The Girl in the Green Dress

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The introduction describes the experience of the author as he crosses the border into Palestine. 6 $0.60 Add
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The Research

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The Importance of Translation

From: Teaching Translation from Spanish to English

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The importance of translation should not be underestimated, particularly in a world that has to learn to husband its resources as one world or perish in the attempt. Without translators, … 2 $0.24 Add
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Before the Trial

From: The Origins of Simultaneous Interpretation

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This chapter explores the path leading to the invention of simultaneous interpretation, the decision to use it and its installation in the courtroom. It provides a brief historical description of … 33 $4.29 Add
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On Second Thoughts

From: Language Testing Reconsidered

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An elderly student of language testing recalls some of the events in his career, attempting to relate them to current issues, and touching on such topics as overall language proficiency, the … 10 $1.70 Add