An Empirical Study of Corpus-Based Translation Teaching in Higher Vocational Colleges in China

  • Wen Zhao
  • Yuanyuan MuEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11984)


This paper analyzes the current situation of corpus-based translation teaching, and highlights the necessity and advantages of using corpora to facilitate translation teaching in vocational colleges in China. The development of corpus not only provides an unprecedented wide range of text materials for language research, but also promotes further development of various research fields of linguistics. The teaching research based on corpus is conducive to expanding and deepening translation research, promoting translation practice and improving the quality of translation and translation teaching. This research also applies a corpus-based online translation teaching and learning platform in translation courses of a vocational college and summarizes a “data-driven” mode of translation teaching and learning assisted by corpora.


Corpus Translation teaching Vocational colleges 



The work was substantially supported by The National Social Science Fund of China (Project No.19BYY125).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Basic Teaching DepartmentFuyang Vocational and Technical CollegeFuyangChina
  2. 2.School of Foreign StudiesHefei University of TechnologyHefeiChina
  3. 3.Center for Translation Studies and Specialized CorporaHefei University of TechnologyHefeiChina

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