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Christopher Stone, PhDThis presentation briefly described the context of Deaf interpreters historically and currently in the UK. The presentation introduced the participant to the idea of language in use, i.e. pragmatics. A specific theory of pragmatics was explained and then applied, giving examples of pragmatic decisions that Deaf interpreters make when translating regional television news in the UK. Finally, a brief comparison was made of the pragmatics decisions made by Deaf and non-Deaf interpreters within a simulated news translation task and video recorded data.
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