LAP006: Medical Translation 101│مدخلك نحو الترجمة الطبية


“Studying medical terminology is like learning a new language” -Janet Romich. Are you interested in starting to specialize in the medical translation industry? Great! This new episode is faithfully recorded for you. Let’s deep dive into the lexical, syntactic, and textual features of the medical genre and what would-be medical translators or potential career shifters should focus on.

Useful topics I discussed in this episode:

– Lexical features of the medical texts;
– Syntactic features of the medical texts;
– Textual features of the medical texts;
– A couple of problems and solutions.

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