DOI: https://doi.org/10.11649/cs.2016.009

A Cognitive Approach to the Compilation of Test Materials for the Evaluation of Translator's Skills

Elena Berg, Mark Kit

Abstract


A Cognitive Approach to the Compilation of Test Materials for the Evaluation of Translator's Skills

This paper discusses the importance of a cognitive approach to the evaluation of translator’s skills. The authors set forth their recommendations for the compilation of test materials for the evaluation of translators’ cognitive ability.

 

Kognitywne podejście do kompilowania tekstów służących ocenie umiejętności tłumacza

Artykuł porusza wagę kognitywnego podejścia do ewaluacji umiejętności tłumacza. Autorzy przedstawiają swoje zalecenia co do kompilowania materiałów testowych do ewaluacji kognitywnych zdolności tłumacza.


Keywords


translation quality; general cognitive ability; translators’ cognitive ability; evaluation of translators; cognitive ability

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