class notes 3 - PRACTICAL TRANSLATION [THE NATURE OF...

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Unformatted text preview: PRACTICAL TRANSLATION [THE NATURE OF LANGUAGE AND THE POSIBILITIES OF TRANSLATION] [1] Basic linguistic concepts [2] Relationship between language and culture-Languages as linguistic systems -Languages as expressions of cultural behaviour [3] Translation as a decision-making process [BASIC LINGUISTIC CONCEPTS] LINGUISTIC LEVEL Phonology (the sound level) Grammar Morphology (word formation) Syntax (sentence formation) Lexis (vocabulary) Lexical meaning vs. Grammatical meaning SAUSSURES THEORY OF LANGUAGE Language as structure Language as structure The nature of the sign A linguistic sign comprises the signifier and the signified SIGNIFIER = LINGUISTIC FORM (the representation) SIGNIFIED = CONCEPT (the referent) SAUSSURES THEORY OF LANGUAGE Language as structure The nature of the sign A linguistic sign comprises the signifier and the signified SIGNIFIER = LINGUISTIC FORM (the representation) ball SIGNIFIED = CONCEPT (the referent)...
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This note was uploaded on 02/22/2012 for the course SMLM 141 taught by Professor Olgacastro/xuzhuangli during the Fall '10 term at University of Exeter.

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class notes 3 - PRACTICAL TRANSLATION [THE NATURE OF...

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