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Two practical techniques for teaching specialised translation to non-specialised students

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This paper presents a task-based approach to teaching specialised translation on an MA Translation Studies course...It features classroom procedures for approaching a given type of text. In the first instance the use of pretranslation exercises, often disregarded in conventional specialised courses, will be advocated. A methodology based on the functional approach and skopos model...will be considered in regard to the translation of instruction manuals from Spanish into English and viceversa.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAspects of Specialised Translation
Subtitle of host publicationLangues de Metiers
EditorsLucile Desblache
Place of PublicationParis
PublisherLa Maison du Dictionnaire
Number of pages9
ISBN (Print)2-85608-165-7
Publication statusPublished - 2001

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NameLangues des Métiers

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