This Established Textbook, Now In Its Nd Edition, Concentrates On Demonstrating How International Best Practice Can Operate In The Specific Local Conditions In Australia And New Zealand The Authors Expertise As Leading Australasian Sign Language Interpreter Educators And Practitioners, Ensures Their Book Integrates A Deep Knowledge Of Current International Best Practice Into Local Conditions For Sign Language Interpreting This Distinguishes It From Other International Texts On Sign Language Interpreting Which Tend To Reflect Different Linguistic, Professional And Training Experiences And Environments Sign Language Interpreting Provides An Updated Overview Of The Profession In Australia And New Zealand, Introducing Contemporary Theoretical And Applied Aspects Of Interpreting Practice Drawing Upon International And Local Sources, It Discusses The Interpreting Process, The Role Of The Interpreter, Professionalism And Ethics, As Well As Challenges And Strategies For Working In Particular Settings, And Using Specialist Interpreting Skills Each Chapter Includes Thought Questions That Guide Readers To Reflect On The Information And Issues Presented This Book Is A Valuable Resource For Sign Language And Interpreting Students, Interpreters Entering The Profession, As Well As A Reference Book For Sign Language Interpreter Practitioners, Trainers And Researchers An informative piece of literature which I wholeheartedly recommend to any newbie interpreters CSWs communicators A wide array of domains are discussed, in depth, but easily accessible to the everyday reader Deaf Studies Student. i bought this as it was a required book on the reading list for my Level 6 British Sign Language Course It is good but these books are very expensive and it s only a paperback i would probably buy a good second hand copy in the future. Amazing book to read and great understanding High recommended. Great read and necessary for training.