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Describes the nature of communication, the implications it has for the theory of translation and its application to Bible translation.
Prepares students with no linguistic background to discover the grammatical structure of an unwritten language. The “Laboratory Manual for Morphology and Syntax” is a practical supplement to accompany the textbook.
An instructor's guide to Laboratory Manual for Morphology and Syntax is only available to course instructors who have purchased the Laboratory Manual.
A teacher's manual to accompany Bible Translation: An Introductory Course in Translation Principles.
A textbook for advanced grammar classes that uses tagmemics as the underlying theory.
A basic text about Semantic Structure Theory, used widely in translation work.
A basic introduction to the study of semantics, prepared mainly for those approaching, for the first time, the study of this discipline and its application to Bible translation.
For use in workshops where participants are mother tongue speakers of the languages involved and have had no linguistic training.
Designed to give practice in solving the various problems which the Bible translator faces. Through drill and practice, the student will develop skill in applying the principles of translation.