Translation & Interpreting

Articles from Vol. 4, No. 1, January

Active, Strategic Reading for Translation Trainees: Foundations for Transactional Methods
Reading the world Reading is a highly complex act, or series of acts, involving the coordination of "phonological, semantic, syntactic, morphological, pragmatic, conceptual, social, affective, articulatory, and motor systems" (Wolf, 2007, p.223)....
Court Translation and Interpreting in Times of the 'War on Terror': The Case of Taysir Alony
Introduction (1) Community translation and interpreting (2) in Spain is very much in its infancy, and the services available are, generally speaking, far from professional. Even court interpreting, the only form of community interpreting (3) in...
Rudvin, M. and Tomassini, E. (2011). Interpreting in the Community and Workplace: A Practical Teaching Guide
Rudvin, M. and Tomassini, E. (2011). Interpreting in the community and workplace: A practical teaching guide Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan The rationale behind this book is that a gap needed to be filled in the relatively new--yet vibrant--area...
Student Interpreters Show Encoding and Recall Differences for Information in English and American Sign Language
Introduction Researchers frequently evaluate sign language interpreter training programs (ITPs) to improve the quality of the educational process (e.g., see Commission on Collegiate Interpreter Education, 2010; Davis, 2005; Napier, 2004; Shaw &...
The Accuracy of Medical Interpretations: A Pilot Study of Errors in Japanese-English Interpreters during a Simulated Medical Scenario
Introduction The significance of the interpreter's role in medical settings In medical settings, satisfaction and trust in the patient-provider relationship and in clinical outcomes rely primarily on effective communication. Researchers have...
Translation under Pressure and the Web: A Parallel Corpus-Study of Obama's Inaugural Speech in the Online Media
Time pressure has been recognised as one of the most prevalent situational factors in professional translation (Bayer-Hohenwarter, 2009; Charron 2005; Bowker 2004). During recent years, time pressure has been gradually increasing with the introduction...
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