Commercial Translator

Commercial Translator

(language)
An English-like pre-COBOL language for business data processing.

[Sammet 1969, p. 378].
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Attention to his uneventful but "inventful" life--as Jonathan Griffin, an early translator into English, put it--was drawn by a biography published in 1950 by Joao Gaspar Simoes, who recorded Pessoa's childhood in South Africa, his return to Lisbon, his pivotal role in the Futurist movement there, and the solitary, unremarkable existence he led as a commercial translator and business correspondent.
Though this text was written for a very specific group of students (English as the target language, and commercial translator trainees), the linguistic and cultural information contained in its presentations of the source texts, coupled with universally applicable analyses of stylistic traits found within each language, makes this a manual adaptable even for courses within a liberal arts language and literature curriculum that focus on literary translation or advanced stylistics.
JAT is an international network of commercial translators working between Japanese and English that concentrates on helping translators get better at both the translation and the business sides of the translation business, as with the annual International Japanese/English Translation (IJET) Conferences, the JATPharma Handbook, and other activities.
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