Publication details [#6388]

Gerding-Salas, Constanza. 2000. Teaching translation: problems and solutions. Translation Journal 4 (3). URL


The present article deals firstly with some theoretical reflections about the translational process and the various approaches to verge on texts to be translated. Then, a sequential work procedure carried out with undergraduate translation students is described. This methodology, consisting of a step-by-step, either sequential or successive procedure for workshops, which has proven quite successful in translator training at an undergraduate level. The educator is understood as a facilitator of the translation task: The lion's share of the transfer process is accomplished by the students both collectively and individually. The methodology proposed and the corresponding evaluation process are discussed, and the human profiles and the work facilities are defined. All the aspects presented and analyzed here respond to empirical matters.
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