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Technical Writing as a Supplement

  • Youlan TaoEmail author
  • Min Xie
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Abstract

The communication of technology is an important social activity, which has played a significant role in the area of language service industry. In order to help students get familiar with technical writing, the college of foreign languages and literatures of Fudan University has invited four technical writers from top 10 multinational companies to teach students how to write technical documents properly by citing examples and specific projects from the industry. Such professional training has proved to be a success since all students love the course and have more interest in translation industry. The rapid growth of service localization has resulted in inclusion of technical writing as a key component in a well-established professional’s translation competence.Therefore,it is necessary to incorporate technical writing courses into China’s translator-training system.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Translation and Interpreting, College of Foreign Languages and LiteratureFudan UniversityShanghaiChina
  2. 2.Shanghai Association of Technical Communicators of ChinaShanghaiChina

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