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Community Interpreting

Community Interpreting ISBN: 9781403940698
British English

Community Interpreting

Series: Research and Practice in Applied Linguistics
Author: Hale, Sandra
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781403940698
Publication Date: 2007
Level: Native Speaker / Teacher
Publishers' UK Price: £64.99
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Community Interpreting caters for interpreters, interpreting students, educators and researchers as well as other professionals who work with interpreters. Sandra Hale provides a comprehensive overview of the field by reviewing its many complex facets from the differing perspectives of practising interpreters, lawyers and medical practitioners, interpreting educators and researchers. The author argues for a strong relationship between research, training and practice, where each informs the other....
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. She shows how questions generated by the practice can be addressed by research, and the results of research can be incorporated in the training and professional development of interpreters in order to inform and improve practice.

Part 1 offers an overview of the key theoretical concepts and research issues. Part 2 explores the practical applications of theory and research, highlighting the voices of the different key participants. Part 3 provides a guide to undertaking Community Interpreting research, with concrete sample research projects, and Part 4 lists a comprehensive set of key resources for interpreters, students, educators and researchers.
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General Editor's Preface
Acknowledgements
PART 1: KEY CONCEPTS AND RESEARCH ISSUES
Overview of the Field of Interpreting and Main Theoretical Concepts
Interdisciplinarity: Community Interpreting in the Medical Context
Interdisciplinarity: Community Interpreting in the Legal Context
PART 2: PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS
Analysing the Interpreters' Code of Ethics
The Practitioners' Voices: Views, Perceptions and Expectations from Legal, Medical and Interpreting Practitione....
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Community Interpreting Training
PART 3: RESEARCH INTO COMMUNITY INTERPRETING
Main Traditions and Approaches in Community Interpreting Research Conducting Research in Community Interpreting
PART 4: FURTHER RESOURCES IN COMMUNITY INTERPRETING
Key Resources
References
Index
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