Translation By Basil Hatim And Jeremy Munday

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Translation - An Advanced Resource Book by Basil Hatim and Jeremy Munday This book is divided into three sections and 14 units. Each unit is discussed in all of the sections. In each unit, section A introduces the important concepts related to all the areas of translation and provides such tasks which motivates the user to think through the theory. What is Translation? Translation is the observable fact that has significant impact on routine life. It may include the translation of highly valuable international treaty or it may involve an advertising poster that provides some information to the customers or conveys some message to the visitors in a hotel or restaurant. (Hatim and Munday, 2005, p. 03). Problems in Translation The main problem faced by a translator is the lack of word by word matching between languages. This is fact that each and every language has its own manner of depicting incidents or reality and the translator have to take the unique aspects of both the source and target languages into account while translating. These differences among various languages becomes highly evident when the exact true meaning of text is highly important. A lot of work has been done to overcome this problem and extensive analysis of meaning of words in various languages are now available which will surely help the translator to work more reliably.(Hatim and Munday, 2005, p. 35).…show more content…
Loller defines it as a process which is constrained, on one hand, by the influence of various factors including textual and extra textual ones, on the other hand due to the cultural or historical circumstances which were present at the time of making and reception of various texts and their relations (Hatim and Munday, 2005, p.
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