Translating in the “right” register

We dealt with the problem of register & style rather extensively. Coping with different registers is particularly demanding in translations / interpreations. You need to find the equivalent register in the target language – not easy. Nonetheless, we’ll give it a try. So, try to interpret a passage from Jess’ passage (p. 65 “I’m sorry, I went.” to p. 66 “…and we didn’t have anywhere to go.”) Remember what we discussed regarding different taboos in different languages / cultures! Put your texts into the blog (category translation).

You might want to revise what we learned about register and style – so please read on…

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~ by delightful schoolmaster on April 28, 2009.

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