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Practical text on what constitutes good interpreting

Nolan, James

Essays on Conference Interpreting

MULTILINGUAL MATTERS

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    Publication Date:
    2020
    Copyright year:
    2020
    To be published:
    April 2020
    ISBN
    978-1-78892-800-7
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    Overview

    Aims and Scope

    This book, drawing on the author’s 30-year career, seeks to define what constitutes good interpreting and how to develop the skills and abilities that are conducive to it. It places interpretation in its historical context and examines the uses and limitations of modern technology for interpreting.

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    184 pages
    MULTILINGUAL MATTERS
    Language:
    English
    Keyword(s):
    conference interpreting; machine translation; interpreting; translation; intercultural communication; multilingualism; history of multilingual communication; diplomatic; international relations; effect of modern technology on translating and interpreting; artificial intelligence and interpreting; United Nations interpreter

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    NolanJames:

    James Nolan is a former United Nations Interpreter, where he retired with the rank of Deputy Director of the Meetings and Publishing Division (which encompasses the Interpreting and Verbatim Reporting Services). He also served as Director of Language Services of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea. He is the author of Interpretation: Techniques and Exercises (Multilingual Matters, 2012) and has extensive experience in training interpreters.

    James Nolan is a former United Nations Interpreter, where he retired with the rank of Deputy Director of the Meetings and Publishing Division (which encompasses the Interpreting and Verbatim Reporting Services). He also served as Director of Language Services of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea. He is the author of Interpretation: Techniques and Exercises (Multilingual Matters, 2012) and has extensive experience in training interpreters.

    Reviews

    This book covers the intricacies of conference interpreting from linguistic issues and training to considerations of ethics, etiquette and protocol. It is destined to become an invaluable reference in the classroom and for anyone interested in the fascinating world of interpreting.

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