Corpora in Translator Education

Corpora in Translator Education

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The use of language corpora as a resource in linguistics and language-related disciplines is now well-established. One of the many fields where the impact of corpora has been growing in recent years is translation, both at a descriptive and a practical level. The papers in this volume, which grew out of presentations at the conference Cult2k (Bertinoro, Italy, 2000), the second in the series Corpus Use and Learning to Translate, are principally concerned with the use of corpora as resources for the translator and as teaching and learning aids in the context of the translation classroom. This book offers a cross-section of research by some leading scholars in the field, who offer accounts of first-hand experience and theoretical insights into the various ways of building and using appropriate corpora in translation teaching, for the benefit of teachers and learners alike. The various contributions provide a rich source of inspiration for other researchers and practitioners concerned with 'corpora in translator education'. Contributors include Stig Johansson, Tony McEnery, Kirsten MalmkjAbr, Jennifer Pearson, Lynne Bowker, Krista Varantola, Belinda Maia and a number of other scholars.... given; a variety of word processors were used (AlNashir, Page Composure, Microsoft Word Arabic, Twinbridge, Span Word 6, ... However, when we asked the same question for foreign language computational resources, only nine of the seventeen people who answered said yes. ... Four people had never used it( translators of Hindi, Urdu, Panjabi/Urdu and Chinese), eighteen saiditwas very useful, oneanbsp;...

Title:Corpora in Translator Education
Author: Federico Zanettin, Silvia Bernardini, Dominic Stewart
Publisher:Routledge - 2014-04-08

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