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Proceedings of the International Conference on Interpreting: What do we know and how?
'Conference Interpreting: What do we know and how?' is the title of a round-table conference (Turku 1994) organised to assess the state of the art in conference interpreting research. The result is collected in this volume with fully coordinated reports on the round tables. The book presents an exciting coverage of the field, touching on methodology, communication, discourse, culture, neurolinguistic and cognitive aspects, quality assessment, training and developing skills.
[Benjamins Translation Library, 23] 1997. iv, 246 pp.
Publishing status: Available
© John Benjamins Publishing Company
Table of Contents
ForewordDaniel Gile, Yves Gambier and Christopher Taylor | p. 1
Neurolinguistic aspects of simultaneous interpretationFranco Fabbro and Laura Gran | p. 9
Understanding for interpreting, interpreting for understandingCharles Tijus | p. 29
Interpreting as communicationPer Linell | p. 49
Interpretation research policyJorma Tommola | p. 69
The interaction between research and trainingJohn Dodds and David Katan | p. 89
MethodologyDaniel Gile | p. 109
Quality in simultaneous interpretingMiriam Shlesinger | p. 123
Skill components in simultaneous interpretingBarbara Moser-Mercer | p. 133
Intercultural communication, negotiation and interpretingMasaomi Kondo and Helen Tebble | p. 149
Linguistics, discourse analysis and interpretationCarol Torsello | p. 167
On media and court interpretingDavid C. Snelling | p. 187
PostscriptDaniel Gile | p. 207
Index | p. 233
List of participants | p. 239
“The volume is a heartening and enlightening publication showing tendencies in interpretation research of the 1980s and 1990s and should be part of the library of any person who wants to investigate one of the most complex and baffling human activities.”
Prof. Andrezej Kopczynski, University of Warsaw
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