Title: Reduction and expansion in notation texts
Authors : Albl-Mikasa, Michaela
Published in : Text and Translation, Theory and Methodology of Translation
Pages : 195
Pages to: 214
Editors of the parent work: Gerzymisch-Arbogast, Heidrun
Heine, Carmen
Schubert, Klaus
Publisher / Ed. Institution : Narr
Publisher / Ed. Institution: Tübingen
Issue Date: 2006
License (according to publishing contract) : Licence according to publishing contract
Series : Jahrbuch Übersetzen und Dolmetschen
Series volume: 6
Type of review: Not specified
Language : English
Subjects : Expansion; Consecutive interpreting; Notation text; Reduction
Subject (DDC) : 418.02: Translating and interpreting
Abstract: To facilitate the process of consecutive interpreting, professional interpreters typically use a special system of note-taking. In the approaches developed on the basis of practical interpreting experience, these notations are commonly regarded as a note-taking technique, and in relevant specialist literature they are often conceived as a language-independent instrument. Against the background of a cognitive approach, however, it can be shown that the socalled note-taking TECHNIQUE can adequately be described by means of  the theoretical constructs LANGUAGE and DISCOURSE. The language  dimension is explored with regard to word meanings, word formation and inflection, semantic relations at sentence and text level as well as pragmatic functions. The discourse dimension is mainly discussed from the perspective of relevance theory with a particular emphasis on the balance between the explicit and the implicit.
Departement: Angewandte Linguistik
Organisational Unit: Institute of Translation and Interpreting (IUED)
Publication type: Book Part
ISBN: 3823361945
URI: https://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/2432
Appears in Collections:Publikationen Angewandte Linguistik

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