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Examination number 1
Text 1. Editing
1. Read the text.
Editing.
Editing is the process of preparing language, images, sound, video, or film through correction, condensation, organization, and other modifications in various media. A person who edits is called an editor. In a sense, the editing process originates with the idea for the work itself and continues in the relationship between the author and the editor. Editing is, therefore, also a practice that includes creative skills, human relations, and a precise set of methods.
Print media
There are various levels of editorial positions in publishing. Typically, one finds junior editorial assistants reporting to the senior-level editorial staff and directors who report to senior executive editors. Senior executive editors are responsible for developing a product to its final release. The smaller the publication, the more these roles run together. In particular, the substantive editor and copy editor often overlap: fact-checking and rewriting can be the responsibility of either.
Newspaper and wire services copy editors correct spelling, grammar, and matters of house style, design pages and select of news stories for inclusion. At UK and Australian newspapers, the term is "sub-editor". They may choose the layout of the publication and communicate with the printer - a production editor. This and similar jobs are also called "layout editor", "design editor", "news designer", or - more so in the past - "makeup editor". Magazine editors include a top-level editor may be called an editor-in-chief. Frequent and esteemed contributors to a magazine may acquire a title of editor at-large or contributing editor (See below.) ...

3. Give the English equivalents from the article given above:
The process of editing; by correcting, compactness of text organization and adjustment; includes creative skills; print media; Associate Editor; senior editor; often coincide; run by journalists and correct their errors; chief editor, freelance editor, writing articles for the other; layout of publications; Standards publication (publications); contents of this publication; a variety of names and functions; Editors of magazines; hiring staff; Editor Administrator; editorial; responding to complaints; local news editors; editor on the radio; responsible for coverage of business.

4. Answer the following questions:
1. What is editing? What can be edited?
2. What do the editors -in- chief do? What is their main responsibility?
3. Who is responsible for news-paper layout?
4. Who answers the complaints?
5. What does a substantive editor usually do and why do they hire such editors?
6. What is the copy desk staff?
7. Why is it necessary to supervise journalists and who supervises them in the news-paper?
8. What can you tell about the duties of a production editor?
9. What does the city editor do in the USA and the UK?
10. Who is responsible for developing and maintaining the publication budget?

5. Translate into English:
1. The process of literary editing involves correcting spelling, grammatical errors, compress text, layout, and other modifications.
2. We can edit books, newspapers, films, music, images.
3. Editing publications produced in publishing special editions and staff.
4. Begin the process of editing articles associate editor who obey their elders. Then check out the work of the senior editors and sent the chief editor.
5. The content of publications is responsible chief editor.
6. Production Editor is responsible for the printing of the newspaper or magazine.
7. Independent editor can work in the wording or employed by the to edit the work of the author, but often he just wrote the work for him.

Additional information

Text 2. Text Editing
1. Read the text.
Text Editing
Text editing is the processing of text information in order to adjust it as required. Editing can be technical or stylistic.
Editing of translations is usually performed by native speakers or professional translators with a vast working knowledge. The work of an editor implies checking the of content and terminology reproduction, and the adequacy of text style, making corrections as required.
The editor works to specify and unify the terms, concepts, and definitions used in a text and pertaining to a relevant branch of economy, knowledge, science, or technology. He or she prepares subject reviews, annotations and abstracts, using foreign-language sources of scientific and engineering information.
It is easier for an editor to adapt to similar mistakes or inaccuracies. It is somewhat more difficult to detangle a confusion of terminology or text presentation, as there are numerous ways to correctly express one and the same idea, and a translator can not be required to match an expected wording ...

3. Translate the sentences into Russian:
1. Text editing is the processing of text information in order to adjust it as required. Editing can be technical or stylistic.
2. The work of an editor implies checking the of content and terminology reproduction, and the adequacy of text style, making corrections as required.
3. The editor works to specify and unify the terms, concepts, and definitions used in a text and pertaining to a relevant branch of economy, knowledge, science, or technology.
4. It is easier for an editor to adapt to similar mistakes or inaccuracies.
5. It is worth pointing out here that translation of a text into a foreign language is but one component of the end product. It is not infrequent that the translation itself, by the labor input, accounts for just 30 - 35% of the total work content.
6. A text undergoes a variety of other operations, including quality control which involves editing and proofreading, the more so with mission-critical texts, such as engineering materials or legal documents.
7. In general, any document will benefit from a second look, in addition to that of a translator.

4. Give the English equivalents from the article given above:
Subjected to various operations; editing of text information; get used to the same errors; bring the terms in accordance with the rules; the adequacy of the style section; translation quality; labor costs; the total volume of work; a second look at the text; define and standardize the terminology; reproduction (transfer) terms; corresponding branch of science; tech industry, the legal industry, it is critical.

5. Answer the following questions:
1. What is text editing?
2. What does the work of an editor imply?
3. Why is it necessary to unify and specify the terms?
4. In what branches the unifying of the terminology is mission-critical?
5. How much is the translation in the end product?
6. Why is it so important for an editor to have knowledge in different branches of economy and science?
7. What does the editor also prepare?

6. Translate into English:
1. Edit text assumes its processing in order to obtain adequate and appropriate terminology required standards.
2. Edit the translated text must possess vast knowledge in all fields of science, education and culture.
3. Critically important to the adequacy of the technical and legal texts.
4. It is necessary to unify and define all the terms in the process of editing the article.
5. Transfer itself - only a part of the final product and is 30-35% of the work.
6. Text translation undergoes proofreading, correcting different types of errors and inaccuracies.
7. If the text to look again after editing, it will only benefit from this.

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