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Interpreting and Pragmatics: Insights from Deaf Interpreter’s Target Language Focused Renderings
Christopher Stone, PhD, describes the context of deaf interpreters in the UK.
The presentation introduced the idea of language in use, i.e. pragmatics.
Dr Stone explained a specific pragmatic theory, giving examples of decisions that interpreters make when covering regional television news in the UK.
Finally, he makes a brief comparison of the decisions made by deaf and non-deaf interpreters within a simulated news translation task and video.
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