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Sign Language Interpreting: Theory and Practice

Sign Language Interpreting: Theory and Practice

This 3rd edition of Sign Language Interpreting has been revised to introduce sign language interpreters around the world to essential professional knowledge and contemporary best practice in the field. The authors' expertise as sign language interpreter educators, practitioners, ... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781760021719
Barcode 9781760021719
Published 16 July 2018
Format Paperback, 3rd Revised edition
Author(s) By Napier, Jemina
By McKee, Rachel
By Goswell, Della
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ISBN-13 9781760021719
ISBN-10 1760021717
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Status Available at publisher; ships 6-15 working days
Publisher unlisted
Imprint Federation Press
Publication Date 16 July 2018
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Paperback, 3rd Revised edition
Edition 3rd Revised edition
Author(s) By Napier, Jemina
By McKee, Rachel
By Goswell, Della
Category Translation & Interpretation
Sign Languages, Braille & Other Linguistic Communication
Australian
Number of Pages 256
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Linguistics
ONIX Text General/trade;Professional and scholarly
Dewey Code 419
Catalogue Code 941956

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This 3rd edition of Sign Language Interpreting has been revised to introduce sign language interpreters around the world to essential professional knowledge and contemporary best practice in the field. The authors' expertise as sign language interpreter educators, practitioners, and researchers ensures this book integrates a deep knowledge of practical skills and models for sign language interpreting across a wide range of contexts and locations. This new edition provides an updated overview of the profession, introducing contemporary theoretical and applied aspects of interpreting practice. Drawing on international sources, it discusses the interpreting process, the role of the interpreter, professionalism and ethics, as well as challenges and strategies for working in particular settings, and using specialist interpreting skills. Each chapter includes thought questions that guide readers to reflect on the information and issues presented. This book is a valuable resource for sign language and interpreting students, interpreters entering the profession, as well as an international reference book for sign language interpreter practitioners, trainers and researchers.

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