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What is translation competence?

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posted on 2012-08-28, 15:17 authored by Kirsten S. Malmkjær
This article seeks to throw light on the notion of translation competence by way of a comparison with, on the one hand, the notion of linguistic competence and, on the other, competence as a notion operating in social life. I argue for a notion closer to the concept of Linguistic Competence than is customarily presented in the translation studies literature, suggesting that such a notion would go some way towards explaining data derived from studies of young interpreters and would be compatible with findings in the neurolinguistic of bilingualism.

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Revue Française de Linguistique Appliquée, 2009, XIV (1), pp. 121-134 (13)

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/Organisation/COLLEGE OF ARTS, HUMANITIES AND LAW/School of Modern Languages

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  • AM (Accepted Manuscript)

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Revue Française de Linguistique Appliquée

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Publications Linguistiques

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1386-1204

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2009

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http://cairn-int.info/article-E_RFLA_141_0121--what-is-translation-competence.htm

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en

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