Practical Cases

Practical Cases

DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-0142-9.ch008

Abstract

In the following sections you will find practical cases to apply the theory explained in the previous chapters. Complete the activities checking all the different examples that were included throughout the book. These will help you understand the strategies that are used in business tourism texts in English and Spanish in order to enhance your communication skills in both languages. In the first practical case, you will be asked to identify the main features of the text following the model of analysis explained in previous chapters. In the second one, you will be asked to identify the strategies used in the translation of a business tourism text. In the third one, you will be asked to create your own guide. In the fourth one, you will be asked to compare extracts to explain the strategies used in the translation of a text. Finally, you will work on the translation of a text following these strategies.
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Practical Case 1

Read the following text describing Spain as a business destination. Use the model of analysis that was used in chapters 4 and 5 to analyze the London and Murcia guides and that we include below and identify the main features of the text:

  • Voice

  • Mode

  • Types of sentences

  • Types of phrases

  • Verb tenses

  • Modal verbs

  • Adjectives

  • Adverbs

  • Personal pronouns

  • Possessive determiners

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