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Beeby Lonsdale, Allison. 1996. Teaching translation from Spanish to English: worlds beyond words (Didactics of Translation). Ottawa: University of Ottawa Press. xxi + 256 pp.
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The author of this book demonstrates how teachers of translation can guide their students by showing them how insights from communication theory, discourse analysis, pragmatics and semiotics illuminate the translation process. Challenging long-held assumptions, she establishes a framework on which to base the structure of a professional prose-translation class. While focusing on translation from Spanish into English, the author's theoretical and methodological contributions are applicable to other teaching situations and to other pairs of languages as well. The practical part of the book consists of 29 teaching units, which are prefaced by objectives, tasks and commentaries for the teacher, and 48 task sheets, which show how to present the material to students.
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