Roda P. Roberts

List of John Benjamins publications for which Roda P. Roberts plays a role.

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López Arroyo, Belén, Roda P. Roberts and Leticia Moreno Pérez 2019 The use of - ing and - ndo forms in sales contracts: An English-Spanish contrastive analysisLanguages in Contrast 19:2, pp. 256–279
This paper analyzes the use of the -ing and -ndo forms in English and Spanish in sales contracts. More specifically, it aims to answer three questions: 1. Do the -ing and the -ndo forms occur more frequently in sales contracts than in general language? 2. Do English sales contracts contain more… read more | Article
López Arroyo, Belén and Roda P. Roberts 2016 Differences in wine tasting notes in English and SpanishBabel 62:3, pp. 370–401
Since the early 2000s, a number of researchers have devoted themselves to the study of wine language and discourse, and especially the genre of wine tasting notes. They have analyzed various aspects of tasting notes: their rhetorical structure, their terminology, their use of metaphors, among… read more | Article
Certain sentence structures occur more frequently than others in specialized texts. The vast majority of sentences in the English of both science and technology seem to be declarative in nature, while imperative sentences, which are the normal method of expressing instructions, occur far more… read more | Article
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López Arroyo, Belén and Roda P. Roberts 2014 English and Spanish descriptors in wine tasting terminologyTerminology 20:1, pp. 25–49
Wine tasting notes constitute a specialized genre in the field of Oenology, with their own rhetoric and language. However, the language of wine tasting notes is by no means as specialized as that of most other specialized genres. Indeed, while there are dozens of terms used to describe and evaluate… read more | Article
Roberts, Roda P. 2011 Review of Angelelli & Jacobson (2009): Testing and assessment in translation and interpreting studiesAptitude for Interpreting, Shlesinger, Miriam † and Franz Pöchhacker (eds.), pp. 143–148
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Roberts, Roda P. 2000 Interpreter Assessment Tools for Different SettingsThe Critical Link 2: Interpreters in the Community, Roberts, Roda P., Silvana E. Carr, Diana Abraham and Aideen Dufour (eds.), pp. 103 ff.
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Many translation theorists have adopted a functional approach to translation in an attempt to guide and explain the difficult choices a translator must make. This paper argues that it is the function of the translation, and not the functions of language or the function of the source text, that is… read more | Article
Roberts, Roda P. and Marilyn Tayler 1990 Development of legal interpreter education in New JerseyInterpreting: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow, Bowen, David and Margareta Bowen (eds.), pp. 70 ff.
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