Translation as a Multimodal Negotiation Process

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Abstract

The research presented in this paper aims to render more visible the negotiation processof beginners in German as a foreign language (level A1 and A2) at university, while theytranslate previously simplified texts from Italian into German using Google Translator.The study belongs in the field of classroom research focusing on the learner´s use ofonline resources during translating activities. The approach used for the empiricalanalysis is a multimodal method which is exemplified by analysis of a video sequence.The paper then discusses and evaluates the value of Google Translator as a teaching aid inforeign language classes.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)17-40
Number of pages24
JournalGERMAN AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE
Publication statusPublished - 2018

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