Scientific and Technical Translation

Scientific and Technical Translation

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Routledge Translation and Interpreting Guides cover the key translation text types and genres and equip translators and students of translation with the skills needed to translate them. Scientific and Technical Translation focuses on texts that are typically translated in scientific and technical domains, such as technical instructions, data sheets and brochures, patents, scientific research articles and abstracts, popular science press releases and news reports. In seven chapters, this practical textbook: Introduces readers to the typical contexts in which scientific and technical translators work; Shows how corpus resources can be used for terminological and phraseological research; Considers how translation technologies are employed in technical and scientific translation; Explains a range of technical and scientific genres and their translation. Including a wide range of relevant tasks and activities, examples from the most commonly taught language pairs and a glossary of key terms, this is the essential textbook for modules on scientific and technical translation and specialised translation.These remain the norm, but it is worth noting that there are alternative ways of designing instructions. Many of us may be familiar with Ikeaa#39;s wordless assembly instructions (see www.ikea. com). Their widespread use seems to imply thatanbsp;...

Title:Scientific and Technical Translation
Author:Maeve Olohan
Publisher:Routledge - 2015-09-30


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