Scammell, C. (2018). Translation strategies in global news: What Sarkozy said in the suburbs. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan. 98 pp.




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Author Biography

Xiangdong Li, Xi’an International Studies University

Xiangdong Li is Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics and Translation Studies at Xi’an International Studies University. His research interests include translation and interpreting curriculum design, didactics, assessment, and teaching English as a foreign language. His most recent articles can be found in Across Languages and Cultures, Perspectives Studies in Translatology, Babel, Revista Española de Lingüística Aplicada, The Interpreters’ Newsletter, Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, Onomazein, and The Interpreter and Translator Trainer.


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How to Cite

Li, X. (2020). Scammell, C. (2018). Translation strategies in global news: What Sarkozy said in the suburbs. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan. 98 pp. Linguistica Antverpiensia, New Series – Themes in Translation Studies, 18.