When working in Japanese, you will often be asked to translate or interpret with your native language. So what kind of knowledge is required in the field of translation and interpretation? Using the famous phrase "Traduttore, traditore" ( a translator is a traitor) as a starting point, we will discuss the fun and difficulty of translation and interpreting into (from) Japanese, as well as the characteristics of the Japanese language as see through this process
B.A. in Literature, Kobe University. M.A. In literature and Ph.D In literature, Kobe University and Graduate School of Cultural Sciences, Okayama University. Prof.Ishikawa's research covers corpus linguistics and applied linguistics. After working as a lecturer at the University of Shizuoka, a lecturer at Hiroshima International University, and an assistant professor (associate professor) at Kobe University, he has been in his current position since 2004. He is also a board member of the Mathematical Linguistic Society of Japan, the Association for Japanese and English Language and Culture, and a past president of the Japanese Association for English Corpus Studies. His publications include "A Basic Guide to Corpus Linguistics", “A Basic Guide to Applied Linguistics". His translations include "Corpus Linguistics”, "Words and phrases" and "The Complete Stories of D.H.Lawrence"（Two Blue Birds）,etc.
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