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The discourse of court interpreting [electronic resource] : discourse practices of the law, the witness, and the interpreter / Sandra Beatriz Hale.

By: Hale, Sandra Beatriz.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Benjamins translation library: v. 52.Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins, 2004Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 267 p.).ISBN: 1588115178 (hbk. : alk. paper); 9781588115171 (hbk. : alk. paper); 9027216584; 9789027216588; 9027295549; 9789027295545; 9789027295545 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Court interpreting and translating -- Australia | Law -- Australia -- Language | Electronic books | Interpr�etation judiciaire -- Australie | Droit -- Australie -- Langage | LAW -- Administrative Law & Regulatory PracticeGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Discourse of court interpreting.DDC classification: 349.94/01/4 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The Discourse of Court Interpreting; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Dedication page; Table of contents; Tables; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Court interpreting: The main issues; 2. Historical overview of court interpreting in Australia; 3. Courtroom questioning and the interpreter; 4. The use of discourse markersin courtroom questions; 5. The style of the Spanish speaking witnesses' answers and the interpreters' renditions; 6. Power and control in the courtroom; 7. The interpreters' response; 8. Conclusions; Notes; References; Index; The series Benjamins Translation Library.
Summary: This book explores the intricacies of court interpreting through a thorough analysis of the authentic discourse of the English-speaking participants, the Spanish-speaking witnesses and the interpreters. Written by a practitioner, educator and researcher, the book presents the reader with real issues that most court interpreters face during their work and shows through the results of careful research studies that interpreter's choices can have varying degrees of influence on the triadic exchange. It aims to raise the practitioners' awareness of the significance of their choices and attempts to.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The Discourse of Court Interpreting; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Dedication page; Table of contents; Tables; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Court interpreting: The main issues; 2. Historical overview of court interpreting in Australia; 3. Courtroom questioning and the interpreter; 4. The use of discourse markersin courtroom questions; 5. The style of the Spanish speaking witnesses' answers and the interpreters' renditions; 6. Power and control in the courtroom; 7. The interpreters' response; 8. Conclusions; Notes; References; Index; The series Benjamins Translation Library.

This book explores the intricacies of court interpreting through a thorough analysis of the authentic discourse of the English-speaking participants, the Spanish-speaking witnesses and the interpreters. Written by a practitioner, educator and researcher, the book presents the reader with real issues that most court interpreters face during their work and shows through the results of careful research studies that interpreter's choices can have varying degrees of influence on the triadic exchange. It aims to raise the practitioners' awareness of the significance of their choices and attempts to.

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