Publication type: Article in scientific journal
Type of review: Peer review (publication)
Title: An evaluation of spoken corpus-based resources in undergraduate interpreter training
Authors: Bale, Richard James
DOI: 10.1111/ijal.12036
Published in: International Journal of Applied Linguistics
Volume(Issue): 25
Issue: 1
Pages: 23
Pages to: 45
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher / Ed. Institution: Wiley
ISSN: 0802-6106
Language: English
Subjects: Backbone corpus; Corpus-based language learning; Consecutive interpreter training; Undergraduate
Subject (DDC): 418.02: Translating and interpreting
Abstract: The use of corpus‐based materials in language learning and translator training has gained momentum in recent years. Based on the assumption that the exploitation of such resources can be extended to the field of interpreter education, this paper presents the findings from four case studies, in which the BACKBONE corpus was used in the training of undergraduate interpreting students. During each study, students were asked to indicate how they had used the materials and to express their opinions about the resources from a user‐perspective. The paper provides an evaluation of the materials and suggests methods of exploiting spoken corpus‐based resources in the undergraduate interpreting context.
Fulltext version: Published version
License (according to publishing contract): Licence according to publishing contract
Departement: Applied Linguistics
Organisational Unit: Institute of Translation and Interpreting (IUED)
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