This is Part 1 of the two-part webinar series, where Tony Atkinson will present strategies for translating popular science texts from Japanese into English.
The topics to be covered will include the following:
Part 1 (23 April 2021)
- Differences between popular science texts and journal articles: characteristics of popular science texts and sources of texts for translation
- Translation of technical terms and phrases: research tips, proper nouns, units of measurement, loanwords, etc.
- Translation of non-technical terms and phrases that occur frequently in science texts: affixes, abstract nouns, change-related terms and phrases, representing scale, etc.
- Grammar, style, and usage in English science writing: tense, abbreviations, parentheses, dashes, etc. Duration 2h 5m