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A practical guide for translators

A practical guide for translators

Author: Geoffrey Samuelsson-Brown
Publisher: Clevedon [England] ; Philadelphia : Multilingual Matters, ©1995.
Series: Topics in translation.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
"This is the second revised edition of A Practical Guide for Translators and succeeds the highly successful first edition. While it is almost impossible to be fully up to date in a book, the author has endeavoured to provide a brief insight into electronic publishing and other emerging technologies." "This book is intended for those who have little or no practical experience of translation in a commercial  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbook
Handbooks and manuals
Guides et manuels
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Guides, manuels, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Samuelsson-Brown
ISBN: 1853593044 9781853593048 1853593036 9781853593031
OCLC Number: 32237065
Description: x, 150 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: 1. How to become a translator --
2. Bilingualism --
the myths and the truth --
3. Your working environment and the tools of the trade --
4. Sources of reference, data retrieval and file management --
5. Quality control and accountability --
6. Presentation and delivery of translations --
7. Running your own translation business --
8. What to do if things go wrong --
9. Professional organisations for translators --
10. Glossary of terms --
11. Software packages.
Series Title: Topics in translation.
Responsibility: Geoffrey Samuelsson-Brown.


This book offers comprehensive advice on all aspects that are relevant to the would-be translator and, whilst intended mainly for those who wish to go freelance, it is also of relevance to the staff  Read more...


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