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By Jane Fenoulhet, Alison Martin

Dutch Translation in Practice presents an available and interesting path in glossy Dutch translation. Taking a hugely useful method, it introduces scholars to the fundamental techniques of translation stories, heightens their information of the issues posed in Dutch translation, and teaches them easy methods to take on those problems effectively. Featured texts were rigorously selected for his or her thematic and technical relevance, and a variety of discursive and grammatical matters are lined throughout.

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Nine chapters reflecting diverse parts of latest lifestyles and tradition in Belgium and the Netherlands corresponding to humans and locations, Dutch Language and tradition, Literature, Employment, Finance and Economics, Media and Communications, paintings background and Exhibitions, model and layout and the Earth, strength and the surroundings actual extracts drawn from updated Dutch texts used all through to demonstrate and coaching a variety of topical and translation concerns, with many helping workouts and open translation actions to motivate lively engagement with the cloth, the improvement of robust translation talents, and vocabulary acquisition Chapters dependent to supply innovative studying, relocating from an introductory part explaining the context for the texts to be translated to details on translation ideas, particular shut readings and analyses of phrases, words, type, sign up and tone a robust concentration all through on addressing matters proper to modern Dutch translation, with sensible information provided for translating web content, facing names and dealing with facts and numbers in translation realization to language parts of specific hassle, together with translating er, passive structures, punctuation, conjunctions and separable verbs worthy checklist of grammatical phrases, details on priceless assets for translators and pattern translations of texts on hand in the back of the book

Written through skilled teachers and greatly trialled at college collage London, Dutch Translation in Practice might be an important source for college kids on upper-level undergraduate, postgraduate or specialist classes in Dutch and Translation reviews.

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Zij beschouwde het als een oorlogsverklaring. ‘We moeten hulp zoeken voor je vader,’ zei zijn moeder. ’ ‘Ik ga geen messen meer laten slijpen,’ sprak Malik vastbesloten. ‘Je moet niet meer met hem praten. Niet meer naar hem luisteren. Je moet hem aankijken alsof hij zichzelf door het slijk gehaald heeft. ’ ‘Ik begrijp het,’ zei Malik. ‘Ik wil niet dat je het begrijpt,’ schreeuwde ze. ‘Ik wil dat je het veroordeelt. In naam van het vaderland, veroordeel het! In naam van de gerechtigheid, veroordeel het!

Continued) 46 Literature (continued) Laat het morgen mooi weer zijn Maliks vader had een richting gevonden in zijn leven. Hij kende nu, zoals hij het zelf formuleerde, een leidend principe en daarmee was een proces in gang gezet waar Maliks moeder ziek van werd. Ze werd elke dag een beetje zieker. ‘Ik weet niet wie die twee mannen waren die we in Zwitserland zijn tegengekomen, maar ik weet wel dat het agenten van het regime zijn geweest. Ze moesten eens weten wat ze op hun kerfstok hebben,’ klaagde zijn moeder.

These are small words that are used more often in Dutch than in English. They supply emphasis and nuance, but not the kind of meaning that can readily be translated, so that toch and wel are frequently omitted from the English translation. Here they reinforce each other and are used to emphasise that it really is the case that Brussels has the potential to be seen as a city of culture. Staat niet ter discussie: the phrase niet ter discussie staan is used to indicate that something is not being questioned, is not in any doubt.

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