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Collaborating With Interpreters and Translator / Edition 1

Collaborating With Interpreters and Translator / Edition 1

by Henriette W. Langdon, Elisabeth H. Wiig, Li-Rong Lilly Cheng

ISBN-10: 188822276X

ISBN-13: 9781888222760

Pub. Date: 06/01/2002

Publisher: Thinking Publications

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New Edition
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures and Tablesvii
Chapter 1Bridging Linguistic Diversity1
Historical Perspective of Interpreters and Translators3
Language Demographics5
The Need for Interpreters and Translators13
Methods of Interpreting and Translating15
Chapter 2Communicating in a Multilingual Society19
Code Switching and Language Loss27
Chapter 3Balancing Linguistic and Cultural Variables37
Challenges for Interpreters39
Answers to Common Questions55
Chapter 4Assessing Culturally/Linguistically Diverse (CLD) Populations61
Pitfalls of Standardized Tests63
Challenges of Formal Tests70
Assessment with an Interpreter80
Chapter 5Interpreting and Translating in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology91
Speech-Language Pathologist and Audiologist Responsibilities93
Interpreter and Translator Responsibilities101
Three Important Steps: Briefing, Interaction, and Debriefing (BID)114
Chapter 6Enhancing Professional Development Programs and the Future of Interpreters127
Areas of Difficulty for Interpreters129
Designing a Professional Development Program132
The Future of Interpreters in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology151
Appendix ADescriptions of the Top 10 Languages Spoken in the World159
Appendix BTests in Languages Other than English162
Appendix CCase Studies173
Appendix DSample Report: Bopha--A Cambodian-Speaking Preschool Child199

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