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Topics in Translation #38: A Practical Guide for Translators


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Latest edition of the successful best-seller that views commercial translation from the translator's and customer's viewpoints.

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Written for those who are embarking on the career of translator, this excellent text covers all aspects of the profession of freelance translating in a practical, detailed guide. Writing in a clear and engaging style, and often citing examples from his own and others' experiences, Samuelsson-Brown (a translator, he has taught at the U. of Surrey, the UK) describes the range of experience needed, how to bid a job, how to get clients, drawing up contracts, time management, billing, and troubleshooting. He provides lists of a wide range of useful reference sources, a glossary of terms, table of British Standard markup language, and list of agencies in the UK. Distributed in the US by UTP Distribution. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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Samuelsson-brown, Geoffrey
Multilingual Matters Limited
Samuelsson-Brown, Geoffrey
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