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Title: Linguistic, Cultural and Technical Problems in English-Arabic Subtitling
Paper URL: http://www.skase.sk
Author: Mohammad Ahmad Thawabteh
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Institution: Al-Quds University
Linguistic Field: Translation
Abstract: The present paper is designed to shed light on the intricacies of English-Arabic subtitling. The data comprises a video clip of an interview with Mr. Galloway conducted by the Sky News TV station. The sample of the study consists of twenty MA translation students enrolled in the second semester of the academic year 2008/2009 at Al-Quds University, Jerusalem. The paper reveals that subtitling students are faced with several linguistic, cultural and technical problems which may jeopardize communication, thought to be crucial for target audience. The study concludes with some pedagogical implications that will hopefully help subtitling students deal with the problems in question.
Type: Individual Paper
Status: Completed
Publication Info: The Slovak Association for the Study of English (SKASE) Vol. 5 (1)
URL: http://www.skase.sk
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