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  • Liaison interpreting in the community
  • Erasmus M
  • ISBN: 9780627024481
  • eISBN: N/A
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  • 314 Pages | Published: 1999

Summary This volume of contributions on liaison interpreting and translation focuses on a developing country, South Africa, in this long-standing, yet relatively unknown professional field. Several local and international experts address a wide range of issues. Examples are taken from various fields, e.g. health care, the public service, social work and community life. Various language contexts, including sign language, feature. For lecturers only Click here to order your desk copy.


1. Theo du Plessis:The translation and interpreting scenario in the new South Africa

2. J.L. Pretorius: Language equality in the South African Constitution

3. Ann Corsellis:The provision of public services across languages and cultures: incremental steps towards long-term goals

4. Mabel Erasmus:Theoretical aspects of liaison interpreting: a South African perspective

5. Ri de Ridder: Political foundations of the concept of ?liaison interpreting in the community?

6. Philemon Akach & Ruth Morgan: Sign language interpreting in South Africa

7. Erik Hertog: Sign language interpreting in Flanders (Belgium)

8. Harold Lesch: Community translation: right or privilege?

9. Phindiwe Dlamini:The role of a language practitioner: making information accessible to the public


10. Gerard Drennan: Organisational factors affecting the provision of language services in mental health care

11. Thabo Manyoni: Interpreting and translation services for local government in South Africa

12. Eveline Wouters: City of Antwerp: Municipal Language Mediation Service

13. Dirk Reunbrouck: Status quaestionis: liaison interpreting in Germany

14. Helge Niska: Status quaestionis: community interpreting in Sweden

15. Mosula Sheila Ntshona:Towards the development of an interpreting model for the health sector in South Africa

16. Gibson Boloka:Teaching and interpreting for the rural populace

17. Helo?se Groenewald: Interpreting services in the pharmacy of the Kalafong Hospital: a case study

18. Kenith Devenish: Interviewing with an interpreter in social work

19. Gerhard Schuring:Telephone and video interpreting in South Africa

20. Robert Legr?ve:Telephone interpreting in Belgium and the Netherlands


21. Ann Corsellis:Training of public service interpreters

22. Gisele van Dessel: A training model for intercultural mediators

23. Nonkosi Tyolwana: An attempt to extend language awareness in community interpreting

24. Helge Niska: Principles in the production of terminological dictionaries for community interpreters

25. Deirdre Roos:Terminology documentation

26. Annelie Lotriet & Ronel Ceronio:The training of sign language interpreters in South Africa

27. Ruth Ullyatt:The importance of discourse analysis in the training of liaison/community/public service interpreters


28. Erik Hertog & Dirk Reunbrouck: Building bridges between conference interpreters and liaison interpreters

29. Helge Niska:Testing liaison interpreters: a theory, a model and a plea for research

30. Johan Blaauw: Professionalisation and accreditation of the translation (and interpreting) profession ? the SATI perspective

31. Khethiwe Marais: Community interpreting and the regulation of the translation and interpreting profession(s) in South Africa

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