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Description - Thinking Arabic Translation by James Dickins

Thinking Arabic Translation is a comprehensive and revolutionary 24-week course in translation method offering a challenging and entertaining approach to the acquisition of translation skills. It has been fully and succcessfully piloted at Durham University. Translation is presented as a problem-solving discipline. Discussion, examples and a full range of exercise work enable students to acquire the skills necessary for tackling a broad range of translation problems. Examples are drawn from a wide variety of material, from journalism and politics, legal and technical texts and literary and consumer-orientated texts. Thinking Arabic Translation is essential reading for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students of Arabic. The book will also appeal to a wide range of language students and tutors through the general discussion of the principles, purposes and practice of translation.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415250658
ISBN-10: 041525065X
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 11-Apr-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - James Dickins

Sandor Hervey was Reader in Linguistics and Ian Higgins was Senior Lecturer in French at the University of St. Andrews. James Dickins is Lecturer in Arabic at Durham University.

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