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Authors/Editors: Jordan, Shirley Ann
Title: “Ethnographic Encounters: The Processes of Cultural Translation.”
Year: 2002
Publisher: Clevedon, UK: Multilingual Matters
Pages: pp. 96-110
Publication type: Article in journal
In: Language and Intercultural Communication 2:2
DOI: 10.1080/14708470208668079
Language: English
Keyword(s): anthropology ; ethnography ; language acquisition ; language and culture ; translation
Annotation: This paper describes what the contested concept of cultural translation involves within the interdisciplinary framework constituted by the interface between anthropology and modern language learning. A variety of ethnographic encounters are presented as contexts in which students of modern languages can experiment with the dynamics of cultural translation.