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Интернет като инструмент за подпомагане на превода
The Internet as a Tool Assisting Translation

Author(s): Stanka Bonova
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies, Foreign languages learning, Applied Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, Philology, Translation Studies
Published by: Великотърновски университет „Св. св. Кирил и Методий”
Keywords: computer-assisted translation; Internet; tools assisting translation; equivalence; adequacy; translator

Summary/Abstract: The article presents some basic mechanisms of using the Internet as a tool that assists translation. Analysed are the advantages and disadvantages of these mechanisms in terms of their applicability to the practice of present-day translators. The power of Internet supportis presented in juxtaposition with the characteristics of computer assisted translation and qualified as an integral part of professional translation work related to the current “explosion” of information, the processes of globalization and software specialization. Examples illustrating the phenomena are taken from Bulgarian and Polish sources.

  • Issue Year: 25/2016
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 431-444
  • Page Count: 14
  • Language: Bulgarian