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This title presents an in-depth study by a number of international contributors on the issues surrounding the increasing professionalization of the language-media sector, and its demands for ever more highly trained employees with broader skills repertoires.As a research area, education in the fields of translation and interpreting has received growing attention in recent years, with the increasing professionalization of the language-mediation sector demanding ever more highly trained employees with broader repertoires. This trend is evidenced in the present collection, which addresses issues in pedagogy in a variety of translation and interpreting domains. A global range of contributors discuss teaching, evaluation, professionalization and competence as they apply to a range of educational and linguistic situations."Translator and Interpreter Training: Issues, Methods and Debates" presents an in-depth consideration of the issues involved in this area of translation and interpreting studies, and will be of interest to all students and academics working and researching in the field.Published in association with the International Association for Translation and Intercultural Studies (IATIS), "Continuum Studies in Translation" aims to present a series of books focused around central issues in translation and interpreting. Using case studies drawn from a wide range of different countries and languages, each book presents a comprehensive examination of current areas of research within translation studies written by academics at the forefront of the field. The thought-provoking books in this series are aimed at advanced students and researchers of translation studies.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780826498052
ISBN-10: 0826498051
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 14mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 12-May-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - John Kearns

John Kearns has worked for several years as a translator trainer in Poland. He is currently engaged in research at Dublin City University, Ireland. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the Irish Translators' and Interpreters' Association and is the editor of the monthly ITIA Bulletin.

Books By Author John Kearns

Translator and Interpreter Training by John Kearns

Translator and Interpreter Training

Paperback, May 2008
$49.50