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  • Translation Essentials : Medical Translation Services

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    Translation Essentials: Medical Translation Services Medical translation is in a class of its own. All translations should be perfect, but few areas have consequences so dire as a mistranslated medical document. When there are misunderstandings, a patient 's health and welfare may be affected. It only takes a simple search on Google to show the number of serious injuries and deaths related to mistranslations in the medical field. With success so essential, it pays to search out a translation

  • Translation Of Translation Quality Assessment

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    Translation quality is a central concern for translation theory and has been debated in particular contexts for centuries (e.g. translation of religious text). (Brunette, 2000:169) As until now, both academic translators and those in industry have an unanimous view that there is no single objective way to measure translation quality. However, many theories have emerged which attempt to provide translation model in order to account for translation quality assessment(TQA). Some of them will be discussed

  • Translation Of Translation And Language Variants

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    Translation and Language Variants Yer bum’s oot the windae. Gonnae no’ dae that! If you don 't know what this means and you are an English speaker, what appears to be the problem? The problem is that the Scottish variation or dialect of English is not the same as the American, the Irish, the British, the Australian, etc. In case you were wondering, in American English, the phrase says, "You 're talking rubbish. I 'm not going to do that!" This is more than just a local dialect (Scotland had a

  • No Translation Summary

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    The No Translation, Translation Dilemma: What to do When Items Don't Translate Science and math have an advantage when it comes to translation. Most of the signs, symbols, and lexeme associated with these fields are relatively universal. Other fields, especially the arts, are not nearly so fortunate. Translation becomes increasingly difficult if literary elements such as meter, verse, or rhyming are included in the source text, or if there are specific sounds associated with a culture. When Sounds

  • Reflection On Translation

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    Self Reflection in translation theory In this reflective essay I would like to shed some light in various learning styles as well as find out how do I or rather my mind functions when translating. Reading the book provided, I was surprised to find out many interesting and fascinating aspects of my learning process and about translating in general that I was not even aware of about myself. To begin I will briefly talk about my background in English language, then reflect on how do my current jobs

  • Disadvantages Of Translation

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    languages live and grow same as human beings. Translation definitions: 1. The traditional view of translation, or what Chau refers to as The Philological Stage, (Chau, 1984) 2. The linguistic definition of translation, or The Formal Linguistic Stage, and finally 3. The post-linguistic definition of translation, which in Chau (Chau, 1984)includes The Ethno-Semantic Stage and The Textlinguistic Stage. (Benhaddou, 1991) Since last decades, translation has been taken into account as a novel discipline

  • Translation Vs. Localization : Is It A Synonym For Translation?

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    real question: what is localization? Is it a synonym for translation? Is it something more? Or is it something else entirely? A simple Google search of “translation vs. localization” reveals a variety of responses, but most of them focus on the distinction between literal and dynamic equivalence translations, broadly assigning “translation” to the former, and “localization” the latter. A statement by a translation company claims, “Translation is the word-for-word rendering of source text from one language

  • Equivalence And Translation

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    The translation process has been the subject of numerous changes throughout human history, before finally reaching its current state. The process of translation in modern times is much more complex, refined and sophisticated, compared to that of the past. Currently, translation makes use of the legacy of knowledge bestowed upon us by the centuries of research into numerous scientific disciplines, among which: linguistics, sociology, anthropology, psychology, history, ethnography and many others.

  • Literary Translation By Weshsler

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    Literary translation is portrayed by Weshsler (1998:p.9) as an “odd art” because “it consists of a person sitting at a desk, writing a fiction or poetry that has already been written, that has someone else’s name on it…”.In the like fashion, literary translation is considered by Landers (1999) as a unique form among all other forms that translation takes, for instance, technical, scientific, legal, and so forth, which are just some technical and specialized terms and do not make a particular relationship

  • Ideology And Ideology In Translation

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    to manipulation theory. The concept of "manipulation translation" was firstly used by the contemporary translation theorists Herman, he said that, "From the perspective of the target literature view, all translation  implies a manipulation of the source text for a certain purpose." Later, this view of translation has been developed, and discussed systematically by the famous American writer —— a American comparative literature and translation theorist —— Andre Lefebvre. He put forward the rewriting