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Vega Expósito, Miguel. 1999. La enseñanza de la traducción científica y técnica [The teaching of scientific and technical translation]. In Dollerup, Cay, ed. Hispanic Translation Studies. Special issue of Perspectives. Studies in Translation Theory and Practice 7 (2): 241–251.
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This article presents an updated concept of professionally-oriented scientific and technical translation courses at Spanish universities. It intends to shape a coherent approach to the training of high-quality scientific and technical translators, by analyzing such aspects as research, the use of computer software, product evaluation, and professional translator attributes. Assuming that most in-classroom and out-of-classroom activities should simulate real translation assignments, the author puts forward a number of goals and methods, among which the acquisition of know-how competences is highlighted.
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