Read “Found in Translation How Language Shapes Our Lives and Transforms the World” by Nataly Kelly with Rakuten Kobo. Translation. It’s everywhere we. Found in Translation reveals the surprising and complex ways that to peace treaties, Nataly Kelly and Jost Zetzsche offer language lovers. Is this book here to publicly recognise that it is because of translators that the world communicates? It would seem so. Jost Zetzche and Nataly Kelly paint a vivid.

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Oct 22, Guna rated it really liked it. Bush, who passed away Friday. Unfortunately, with the word statesman swirling around in his head, Fahr ended up saying that Boutros-Ghali was being sworn in as the secretary general of the United States.

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We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. By listing statistics about the language services industry, stating the growing need for professional translators and interpreters, and discussing the dedicated and sometimes dangerous work that language providers offer, the authors have done an amazing service to the translation community and the world at large.

Unfortunately, by the end of the book I found myself translaton with data I am not vey interested in.

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Former presidents and others look back on the life of Translahion George H. Dec 06, Eva rated it liked it. In an effort to be comprehensive they have drowned themselves in examples, cheapening all of them through sheer volume and illuminating none.

Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email. Because Jost is a working English-to-German translator and I have a background as a Spanish interpreter, we had plenty of our own stories to draw on. The Democrats say no.

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The content is mostly anecdotal, which was fun, but because each section was so short, I felt that there were a lot of missed opportunities. Please review your cart. Videos About This Book. One assumption that the authors make is uninformed or not articulated well. With the inimitable Patrick Cox. The authors cover various subject area, including machine translation, translation for the arts and literature, translation in foreign diplomacy, sports translation, and medical translation.

No eBook available Penguin. Revelers around the world say hello togoodbye to an unsettling year. Among the other anecdotes mentioned are: You Are What You Speak. Dec 13, Laura Lpz rated it it was amazing. Tohuwabohu in German has the same meaning, as does tohuvabohu in Estonian and Hungarian. The importance of language learning, understanding of other peoples, and cultural awareness in the development of successful international businesses.

While many of the stories are mildly interesting—who knew that IKEA’s practice of naming high-end items after Swedish places and lowly items doormats, toilet seats after Danish places is viewed by many as an obvious way of tweaking the Danes?

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LIke others who’ve commented here, I looked for this book after natay an interview with one im the authors Nataly Kelly on the podcast “The World in Words” with Patrick Cox. Easy to read, fun Nov 08, Julie rated it really liked it.

Found In Translation : How Language Shapes Our Lives and Transforms the World

If The underlying, constant refrain of this book is, “have you ever noticed how the world runs on translation? A really readable book that brought a rather interesting topic to light. The anecdotes included are really interesting and varied. The General Assembly erupted in laughter. Dec 23, Cathy Chow rated it it was amazing. Although it is clear that the authors have interviewed a wide and impressively varied group of people to produce this book on the importance of translation, the final product is unfortunately shoddy and thin.

Final note – I would not have finished this book if it hadn’t been a requirement for a class.