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A Practical Guide for Translators (5th edn) Fifth Edition Author: Geoffrey Samuelsson-Brown

Format:
Paperback - 224 pages
ISBN:
9781847692597
Published:
24 Mar 2010
Publisher:
Multilingual Matters
Dimensions:
210 x 148 (A5)
Availability:
Available

Summary

Latest edition of the successful best-seller that views commercial translation from the translatorís and customerís viewpoints.

Review:

Now in its fifth edition, the book has two hundred pages packed to the bindings with advice, explanations and must-have information. It is written with a clear structured approach that does not confuse the beginner to the profession neither does it seek to teach old timers how to suck eggs.
Alan Wheatley, General Secretary, Institute of Translation and Interpreting.

Author Biography:

Geoffrey Samuelsson-Brown is a translator with more than 30 years experience in the profession. He has taught translation at the University of Surrey and has given papers at national and international conferences. He developed from working as a freelance to managing a significant translation company. His career as a translator has turned full circle and, after selling his translation company, he returned to the creativity of working as a freelance again. While the art of translation demands many skills, the author continued his personal development and completed a Master of Business Administration degree in Strategic Management, International Enterprise and a management research project entitled ""Skills Auditing in Small to Medium-sized Enterprises"".

Readership Level:

Postgraduate, Research / Professional, Undergraduate, Text


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