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Easy-to-understand language in audiovisual translation and accessibility: state of the art and future challenges

Anna Matamala

DOI: 10.18355/XL.2022.15.02.10

This article presents a broad overview of easy-to-understand language and links it to audiovisual translation and accessibility. First, it discusses terminological and conceptual aspects. It also summarises the main standards and recommendations related to easy-to-understand language. Then, it describes how easy-to-understand language has been applied to audiovisual translation and accessibility and puts an emphasis on the results of the EASIT project, with a focus on subtitling and audio description. Finally, it suggests a series of challenges in terms of future research.

Key words: accessibility, audiovisual translation, easy-to-understand language, Plain Language, Easy-to-Read

Pages: 130-144

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