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 demonstrates how teachers can guide their students by showing them how insights from communication theory, disc...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Beeby, Allison
Corporate Author: JSTOR (Organization)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Spanish
Published: [Ottawa, Ont.] : University of Ottawa Press, ©1996.
Series:Didactics of translation series ; no. 3.
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Online Access:Connect to the full text of this electronic book
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Summary: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 demonstrates how teachers can guide their students by showing them how insights from communication theory, discourse analysis, pragmatics, and semiotics can illuminate the translation process. Using Spanish to English translation as her example, she presents the basic principles of translation through 29 teaching units, which are prefaced by objectives, tasks, and commentaries for the teacher, and through 48.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xiii, 256 pages) : illustrations
Format:Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references.
"Selected cultural contrasts and guided bibliography": pages 241-256
ISBN:9780776616995
0776616994