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Description - Thinking Spanish Translation by Louise Haywood

The new edition of this comprehensive course in Spanish-English translation offers advanced students of Spanish a challenging yet practical approach to the acquisition of translation skills, with clear explanations of the theoretical issues involved. A variety of translation issues are addressed, including: cultural differences register and dialect grammatical differences genre. With a sharper focus, clearer definitions and an increased emphasis on up-to-date 'real world' translation tasks, this second edition features a wealth of relevant illustrative material taken from a wide range of sources, both Latin American and Spanish, including: technical, scientific and legal texts journalistic and informative texts literary and dramatic texts. Each chapter includes suggestions for classroom discussion and a set of practical exercises designed to explore issues and consolidate skills. Model translations, notes and suggestions for teaching and assessment are provided in a Teachers' Handbook available as a pdf upon request from samantha.valenoya@tandf.co.uk.
Thinking Spanish Translation is essential reading for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students of Spanish and translation studies. The book will also appeal to a wide range of language students and tutors through the general discussion of the principles and purposes of translation.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415440059
ISBN-10: 041544005X
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 3-Apr-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Louise Haywood

University of Durham, UK

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