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Basic Concepts and Models for Interpreter and Translator Training is a systematically corrected, enhanced and updated avatar of a book (1995) which is widely used in T & I training programmes worldwide and widely quoted in the international Translation Studies community. It provides readers with the conceptual bases required to understand both the principles and recurrent issues and difficulties in professional translation and interpreting, guiding them along from an introduction to fundamental communication issues in translation to a discussion of the usefulness of research about Translation, t. Read more... Preface to the revised edition -- Introduction -- Theoretical components in interpreter and translator training -- Communication and quality in interpreting and translation -- Fidelity in interpreting and translation -- Comprehension of specialized discourse in interpreting and translation -- A sequential model of translation -- Ad hoc knowledge acquisition in interpreting and translation -- The effort models of interpreting -- Facing and coping with online problems in interpreting -- Language availability and its implications in conference interpreting (and translation) -- Integrating more theory into training : the IDRC framework -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Name index -- Concept index
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Daniel Giles (c. 1725–1800) was a London merchant and banker, the son of Huguenot immigrant parents.
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