Interview with the linguist behind the film Arrival

This discussion belongs to Translation news » "Interview with the linguist behind the film Arrival".
You can see the translation news page and participate in this discussion from there.

shfranke  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 04:42
English to Arabic
+ ...
Very good article Mar 22

Very good article, especially the treatment of the complexities of initial contact and acceptance by the "other" to enable fieldwork with speakers of another language. Also insightful in discussing the gradual death and disappearance of some ancient and low-density / increasingly-rare languages.

Will definitely see the film.

Today is Wednesday, March 22, 2017.

Stephen H. Franke
Senior veteran Arabic linguist and Arabic dialectologist
San Pedro, California

[Edited at 2017-03-22 23:26 GMT]


Direct link Reply with quote
 


To report site rules violations or get help, contact a site moderator:

Moderator(s) of this forum
Jared Tabor[Call to this topic]

You can also contact site staff by submitting a support request »

Interview with the linguist behind the film Arrival

Advanced search







PerfectIt consistency checker
Faster Checking, Greater Accuracy

PerfectIt helps deliver error-free documents. It improves consistency, ensures quality and helps to enforce style guides. It’s a powerful tool for pro users, and comes with the assurance of a 30-day money back guarantee.

More info »
Wordfast Pro
Translation Memory Software for Any Platform

Exclusive discount for ProZ.com users! Save over 13% when purchasing Wordfast Pro through ProZ.com. Wordfast is the world's #1 provider of platform-independent Translation Memory software. Consistently ranked the most user-friendly and highest value

More info »



Forums
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search