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Module Reading List

Applied German Language, 2017/18, Semester 1, 2
Anne Buckley
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

There is no set reading list for this module.  Material will be provided in the VLE and / or in class. However, you may find the following resources helpful in Semester 1 :

Baker, Mona (1992) In Other Words , London: Routledge.

Bellos, David (2011) Is that a fish in your ear? : translation and the meaning of everything , New York: Faber and Faber.

Hervey, Sándor (c2006) Thinking German Translation , 2nd edn. London: Routledge NB: available online via the library (search Title ‘Thinking German Translation’ and log in to view electronic book)

Munday, Jeremy (3rd edition 2012) Introducing Translation Studies , London: Routledge

Zorach, Cecile; Melin, Charlotte & Krautz, Elizabeth A. (5th edition 2009) English Grammar for Students of German: The Study Guide for Those Learning German , Ann Arbor: Olivia and Hill Press. (Improves understanding of English and German grammar).

In Semester 2 the following may be useful:

Bax, S. (2010) Discourse and genre : analysing language in context . London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Biber, D., U. Commor, T.A. Upton (2007) Discourse on the move : using corpus analysis to describe discourse structure . Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing.

Brummett, B. (2011) Rhetoric in popular culture . London: SAGE.

Cockroft, R. & S. Cockroft (2005) Persuading people : an introduction to rhetoric . London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Durrell, M. (2003) Using German. A Guide to Contemporary Usage (Second Edition).Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Durrell, M. (2000) Using German synonyms . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Fagan, S. (2004) Using German vocabulary .Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Keith, W. & C. Lundberg (2008) The essential guide to rhetoric . Boston, MA: BedfordBooks.

Useful Internet Resources

LEO German/English dictionary: http://www.leo.org (the discussion boards can be a useful source of translation suggestions for words/expressions not found in the dictionary)

Linguee online dictionary: http://www.linguee.com (shows examples of language in use)

ProZ translation community: http://www.proz.com (the terminology section contains glossaries for specialist areas and discussion boards for particular terms)

TAUS database of usage: http://www.tausdata.org (shows examples of language in use)

This list was last updated on 21/07/2016