TV or not TV ? Subtitling and English skills

  title={TV or not TV ? Subtitling and English skills},
  author={Augusto Rup{\'e}rez},
We study the in‡uence of television translation techniques on the quality of the English spoken across the EU and OCDE. We identify a large positive e¤ect for subtitled original version as opposed to dubbed television, which loosely corresponds to between four and twenty years of compulsory English education at school. We also show that the importance of subtitled television is robust to a wide array of speci…cations. We then …nd that subtitling and better English skills have an in‡uence on… CONTINUE READING
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