Translating culture-specific elements: problems, strategies and practical realities - Part 2

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66 minutes

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This webinar is aimed at familiarizing with more specific skills needed for the translation of culture-specific elements in non-literary translation other than legal, official and scientific texts, such as texts translated for the media, newspaper agencies and advertising companies.
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Part 2 will focus on a selected set of techniques and strategies that are most helpful in the process of translating culture-specific terms occurring in non-literary texts other than legal, official and scientific texts, such as texts translated for the media, newspaper agencies and advertising companies.

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May 31, 2018

Trainer Bio

Jasmina Djordjevic - Jasmina is an Assistant Professor with a PhD in Applied Linguistics (English Language), and an appointed and sworn translator, native in German and Serbian as well as close-to-native in English. She teaches Legal English, Translation Techniques, Consecutive Translation, Culture in Business Communication at the BA level and Intercultural Communication and Translation as well as Consecutive and Conference Interpreting at the MA level. Parallel to her academic career, she has been developing her translator and interpreter career for the last 17 years. Now she is trying to contribute to the profession by coaching her students to become good translators, interpreters or teachers. She has written many articles and a few books, two of the most important ones being 'Translation in Practice – Written and Consecutive' and 'Scientific, Professional and Official Translation', which consists of two volumes, one is a theoretical overview and the other is a workbook. Her primary objective is to offer valid and tested teaching/ learning techniques for students training to be translators and interpreters. Jasmina's extensive and elaborate academic and professional record shows highly developed standards needed in the translation and interpretation business.

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