Title: Methods of accessing metalinguistic awareness : a question of quality?
Authors : Ehrensberger-Dow, Maureen
Künzli, Alexander
Proceedings: New approaches in translation process research
Pages : 113
Pages to: 132
Conference details: 1st International Research Workshop “Methodology in Translation Process Research”, Graz, April 6–8, 2009
Editors of the parent work: Göpferich, Susanne
Alves, Fabio
Mees, Inger M.
Publisher / Ed. Institution : Samfundslitteratur
Publisher / Ed. Institution: Frederiksberg
Issue Date: 2010
License (according to publishing contract) : Licence according to publishing contract
Series : Copenhagen studies in language
Series volume: 39
Type of review: Not specified
Language : English
Subjects : Retrospection; TAP; Translation process; Competence
Subject (DDC) : 418.02: Translating and interpreting
Abstract: Various methods have been developed to access the metalinguistic awareness that translators have of what they are doing, and why, when they translate. In this paper, concurrent verbalization and cue-based retrospection are compared in a small study designed to monitor the translation processes of novices working into their first language (German) or strongest second language (English). A number of measures were devised to address the question of whether and how these two methods affect the quality of the translation process, the metalinguistic data, and the target text itself. An attempt is made to operationalize translators' metalinguistic awareness of their translation practices and strategies when translating from and into their first or second language. Finally, the possibilities and limitations of the combinations of methods employed in this type of translation process research are discussed.
Departement: Angewandte Linguistik
Organisational Unit: Institute of Translation and Interpreting (IUED)
Publication type: Conference Paper
ISBN: 978-87-593-1477-7
ISSN: 0905-09857
URI: https://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/2971
Appears in Collections:Publikationen Angewandte Linguistik

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