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Most popular Translation & interpretation books

The most popular Translation & interpretation books currently available. Updated weekly.
Wee Book a Glesca Banter: An A-Z of Glasgow Phrases
Translation as Transhumance
A humanist meditation on the art of translation that also serves as a fascinating account of wartime danger, hospitality and human kinship.
Lost World of the Torah: Law as Covenant and Wisdom in Ancient Context
Lost in Translation: An Illustrated Compendium of Untranslatable Words
Did you know that the Japanese have a word to express the way sunlight filters through the leaves of trees?
Academic Foundations of Interpreting Studies - An Introduction to Its Theories
This is the first introductory course book that explores the theoretical foundations used in sign language interpreting studies.
Letter and Spirit of Biblical Interpretation: From the Early Church to Modern Practice
This brief, accessible text introduces the history of biblical interpretation and argues for a retrieval of premodern spiritual habits of reading Scripture.
Babel: Adventures in Translation
This innovative and lavishly illustrated collection of essays shows how linguistic diversity has inspired people across time and cultures to embark on adventurous journeys through the translation of texts. From papyrus fragments to Asterix cartoons, it explores how ideas have travelled via the medium of translation.
Introducing Translation Studies: Theories and Applications
Translation Studies Reader
En otras palabras: Perfeccionamiento del espanol por medio de la traduccion, segunda edicion
Provides advanced learners of Spanish with hands-on manipulation of grammatical, lexical, and cultural detail through the practice of translation (traduccion). This book includes: current events, new exercises, and expanded instructions containing Spanish texts to be translated into English as well as English texts for translation into Spanish.
Martin Luther and the Enduring Word of God: The Wittenberg School and Its Scripture-Centered Proclamation
A world-class scholar shows how Luther's approach to the Bible drew his colleagues and contemporary followers into a Scripture-centered practice of theology and pastoral leadership.
Introducing Interpreting Studies
Hermeneutic of Wisdom: Recovering the Formative Agency of Scripture
An experienced teacher offers an innovative hermeneutical approach, showing how the whole Bible can be understood as a wisdom text that shapes its readers morally.
Latin Language Handbook for Students Handbook for Students, A
This text is intended to help those students who have progressed beyond introductory course books to translate from Latin into English. There are explanations of each Latin construction, graded exercises, plus notes and exercises on Latin words and usages which cut across several constructions.
Sympathy for the Traitor: A Translation Manifesto
An engaging and unabashedly opinionated examination of what translation is and isn't.
Revising and Editing for Translators
Revising and Editing for Translators
Legal Translation Explained
Translating Children's Literature
Note-taking for Consecutive Interpreting: A Short Course
Social Constructivist Approach to Translator Education: Empowerment from Theory to Practice
Provides numerous examples drawn from the author's classroom experience in translator education and foreign language teaching. This book uses a number of classroom case studies to illustrate his method, including: introductory courses in translation studies, project-based translation practice courses, and translation studies seminars.
Issues of Indigenous African Literature and Onomastics: A Festschrift in Honour of D. B. Z. Ntuli
The discussion entails modern literature, oral literature, literary translations, orthography and onomastics. The contributions in the book recommend the promotion, development and preservation of indigenous African languages.
Scripture and Its Interpretation: A Global, Ecumenical Introduction to the Bible
Top-notch biblical scholars from around the world and from various Christian traditions offer a fulsome yet readable introduction to the Bible and its interpretation.
Conference Interpreting Explained
A practical guide to conference interpreting by an experienced interpreter working for the European Commission. It contains detailed discussion of the pitfalls and strategies of the work, as well as relevant contacts.
Interpretation: Techniques and Exercises
This book provides a syllabus, overview and exercises in the main aspects of interpretation. It can serve as a practical guide for interpreters and as a complement to interpreter training programs, in the classroom and online, particularly for students preparing for interpreting in international governmental and business settings.
Audiovisual Translation, Subtitling
Argues that in 'Anglophone' Africa, education is not effective because of the use of English, rather than children's first languages, both as the medium of instruction, and also as the language in which children are first taught to read.
Translation Studies
Audiovisual Translation: Theories, Methods and Issues
Fictional Translators: Rethinking Translation through Literature
Lost In Translation: Misadventures in English Abroad
Lost in Translation: Misadventures in English Abroad affectionately demonstrates the very best - and worst - instances of genuine grammar-gargling from around the world.
Routledge Handbook of Audiovisual Translation
Signed Language Interpreting in the 21st Century - An Overview of the Profession
This text provides sign language interpreting students with a broad knowledge base that encompasses the latest research and addresses current trends and perspectives of the Deaf community.
Catalan Poems
The first book-length collection of Catalan poetry from Spain's greatest living poet.
Translation: A Very Short Introduction
Translation is everywhere, giving us dubbed films, and access to foreign news and the literature of other cultures. Considering subtitling, interpreting, and adaptations, Matthew Reynolds reveals how translation is changing radically in the new age of electronic media.
Thinking Arabic Translation: A Course in Translation Method: Arabic to English
This Little Art
An essay with the reach and momentum of a novel, Kate Briggs's THIS LITTLE ART is a genre-bending song for the practice of literary translation, offering fresh, fierce and timely thinking on reading, writing and living with the works of others.
Mouse or Rat?: Translation as Negotiation
From the world-famous author of THE NAME OF THE ROSE, an illuminating and humorous study on the pleasures and pitfalls of translation.
Medical Translation Step by Step: Learning by Drafting
Statistics on the translation market consistently identify medicine as a major thematic area as far as volume or translation is concerned. This book explains the basics of medical translation and ways of teaching and learning how to translate medical texts.
Intercultural Competence for Translators
Translation in Transition: Between cognition, computing and technology
Sympathy for the Traitor: A Translation Manifesto
An engaging and unabashedly opinionated examination of what translation is and isn't.
Introduction to Chinese Poetry: From the <i>Canon of Poetry</i> to the Lyrics of the Song Dynasty
Michael A. Fuller's innovative textbook for learning classical Chinese poetry moves beyond the traditional anthology of poems translated into English and instead brings readers-including those with no knowledge of Chinese-as close as possible to the texture of the poems in their original language.
Reading Genesis Well: Navigating History, Poetry, Science, and Truth in Genesis 1-11
Reading Genesis Well promotes a responsible conversation about how science and biblical faith relate by offering a reading strategy for Genesis 1-11, and the rest of the Bible, based on tools developed by specialists in linguistics, rhetoric, and literary theory.
Conference Interpreting: A Student's Practice Book
Scientific and Technical Translation Explained: A Nuts and Bolts Guide for Beginners
Research Methods in Interpreting: A Practical Resource
A groundbreaking guide to research methods in interpreting, full of questions and examples.
Mundos en palabras: Learning Advanced Spanish through Translation
Being a Successful Interpreter: Adding Value and Delivering Excellence
Intermediate Greek Grammar: Syntax for Students of the New Testament
This intermediate grammar for students of New Testament Greek incorporates the advances of recent linguistic research in an accessible and understandable way.