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Global Translator's Handbook.

Author: Morry Sofer
Publisher: Lanham : Taylor Trade Publishing, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A practical guide to translation as a profession, this book provides everything translators need to know, from digital equipment to translation techniques, dictionaries in over seventy languages, and sources of translation work. It is the premier sourcebook for all linguists, used by both beginners and veterans, and its predecessor, <span style=""font-style:italic;"">The Translator's Handbook , has been  Read more...
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Sofer, Morry.
Global Translator's Handbook.
Lanham : Taylor Trade Publishing, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Morry Sofer
ISBN: 9781589797604 1589797604
OCLC Number: 1058204949
Description: 1 online resource (351 pages)
Contents: Acknowledgments; Warning-Disclaimer; Welcome!; Introduction; How to Get the Most Out of This Handbook; 1 The Uses of This Handbook; 2 Historical Overview of Translation; 3 Requisites for Professional Translators; 4 Translator's Self-Evaluation; 5 Translation Problems; 6 Translation Techniques; 7 Translation, Computers, and the Internet; 8 Dictionaries, Reference Literature, and Terminology Management; 9 Key Translation Areas; 10 How to Operate Successfully as a Freelance Translator; 11 Sources of Translation Work; 12 A Career as an In-House Translator; 13 Training Programs. 14 Oral Interpretation15 Translators' Organizations; 16 Translation: A Lifelong Career; Appendix 1 Dictionaries and Reference Literature; Appendix 2 Where to Find Dictionaries; Appendix 3 Foreign-Language Software Sources; Appendix 4 Sources of Translation Work; Appendix 5 Translation Courses and Programs; Appendix 6 Translator Organizations; Appendix 7 Translator Accreditation; Appendix 8 Professional Periodicals for Translators; Bibliography; Index.

Abstract:

A practical guide to translation as a profession, this book provides everything translators need to know, from digital equipment to translation techniques, dictionaries in over seventy languages, and sources of translation work. It is the premier sourcebook for all linguists, used by both beginners and veterans, and its predecessor, <span style=""font-style:italic;"">The Translator's Handbook , has been praised by some of the world's leading translators, such as Gregory Rabassa and Marina Orellana. <br />

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