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Palgrave Studies in Translating and Interpreting

Public Service Interpreting

The First Steps

Authors: Corsellis, A.

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Public Service Interpreting is a field of central interest to those involved in ensuring access to public services. This book provides an overview of current issues through a multi-faceted approach, situating the work of public service interpreters in the broader context of public service practice.

About the authors

ANN CORSELLIS is currently Vice Chairman of Council of the Chartered Institute of Linguists. She co-ordinated projects for the development of training, assessment and good practice of public service interpreters in the UK and is participating in a fifth EU project. She has extensive experience of the health service, as well as of the courts.

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'This book represents a valuable addition to the growing literature available to the student of interpreting. It also constitutes a useful encapsulation of the salient issues for the profession, and practitioners will benefit from its comprehensive nature and practical suggestions.' Interpreting


Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • What is All this About?

    Corsellis, Ann

    Pages 1-10

  • Developing Interpreting in the Public Services: A Case Study

    Corsellis, Ann

    Pages 11-23

  • The Expertise and Role of Public Service Interpreters and Translators

    Corsellis, Ann

    Pages 24-52

  • Training and Assessment of Public Service Interpreters

    Corsellis, Ann

    Pages 53-81

  • Establishing a Professional Framework

    Corsellis, Ann

    Pages 82-101

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eBook $29.99
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $130.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4039-3798-8
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $40.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4039-3799-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Public Service Interpreting
Book Subtitle
The First Steps
Authors
Series Title
Palgrave Studies in Translating and Interpreting
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-58195-1
DOI
10.1057/9780230581951
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4039-3798-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4039-3799-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 186
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