Where can you get Vinay & Darbelnet's transposition tool?
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Adolpho J Silva  Identity Verified
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Aug 10, 2004

Could anyone pls advise where you can get Vinay & Darbelnet's transposition tool ? I've checked both Altavista and Google, but you only get a host of URLS featuring articles, comments, etc.on the subject, but you get no indication as to where the tool can actually be obtained/downloaded. Thanks.

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I ain't sure but... Aug 11, 2004

I would say it's not a "tool" as in a software: it's a theory, it's a mechanism of translation.

I have Vinay & Darbelnet's book (Stylistique comparée du français et de l'anglais) and yes, "transposition" is explained.

Using your knowledge of that theory, you can apply it to your daily translation life.

But I have never heard of any software by them... especially since their work dates from the 1950's-1970's. If such a software exists, it would have been created by somebody else than them!

Good luck


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Adolpho J Silva  Identity Verified
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Thansk for your info. How could I get a copy of the book you mention ? Thanks for your help. Aug 11, 2004

Marie-Claude Falardeau wrote:

I would say it's not a "tool" as in a software: it's a theory, it's a mechanism of translation.

I have Vinay & Darbelnet's book (Stylistique comparée du français et de l'anglais) and yes, "transposition" is explained.

Using your knowledge of that theory, you can apply it to your daily translation life.

But I have never heard of any software by them... especially since their work dates from the 1950's-1970's. If such a software exists, it would have been created by somebody else than them!

Good luck


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Abdellatif Bouhid  Identity Verified
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Try this link Aug 11, 2004

http://www.renaud-bray.com/francais/test_lien/lien_usb.asp

you may also want to try amazon.ca

good luck,


abdellatif


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Adolpho J Silva  Identity Verified
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Many thanks. Aug 13, 2004

Abdellatif Bouhid wrote:

http://www.renaud-bray.com/francais/test_lien/lien_usb.asp

you may also want to try amazon.ca

good luck,


abdellatif


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Adolpho J Silva  Identity Verified
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Yes, you are quite right. It's a book and not a tool. I managed to order a copy at Amazon.com.Thanks Aug 13, 2004

Adolpho Silva wrote:

Marie-Claude Falardeau wrote:

I would say it's not a "tool" as in a software: it's a theory, it's a mechanism of translation.

I have Vinay & Darbelnet's book (Stylistique comparée du français et de l'anglais) and yes, "transposition" is explained.

Using your knowledge of that theory, you can apply it to your daily translation life.

But I have never heard of any software by them... especially since their work dates from the 1950's-1970's. If such a software exists, it would have been created by somebody else than them!

Good luck


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