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Language into language : cultural, legal and linguistic issues for interpreters and translators

Author: Saúl Sibirsky; Martín C Taylor
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Historical, legal, ethical, and economic issues are addressed in depth, as well as common challenges that arise in courtrooms and in the work of social service agencies. Readers will find current information on educating themselves as translators and interpreters and finding employment. This text is an aid for anyone in the field of interpretation for any language"--Provided by publisher.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Saúl Sibirsky; Martín C Taylor
ISBN: 9780786448111 0786448113
OCLC Number: 496235764
Description: xiii, 240 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments --
A note from the authors --
Preface --
Part I. Legal, professional, ethical, educational, and economic issues: 1. Introduction --
2. Historical perspectives from the new world --
3. Language and the legal systems --
4. Need for adequate interpretation and translation --
5. Professional standards --
6. Professional qualifications --
7. Training, testing, and certification --
8. Economics, jobs, salaries --
Part II. Interpretation and translation in cultural, legal, and linguistic contexts: 9. Comparing interpretation and translation --
10. Decoding and encoding multidimensional language --
11. Modes of interpretation and translation --
12. Verbal and nonverbal equivalencies in the courtroom --
13. Settings and procedures in legal and social venues --
14. Playacting and power relationships in the courtroom --
15. Implications of bilingualism --
16. Cultures and languages in play --
Chapter notes --
Author and works cited --
Suggested readings --
Index.
Responsibility: Saúl Sibirsky and Martin C. Taylor.

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If the United States is a nation of many languages and cultures, then it is necessarily a nation of translators, linguists, teachers, and interpreters. This title assists both novice and veteran  Read more...

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