On Teaching C-E Translation to Chinese Advanced EFL Learners

Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 146)


In teaching translation to Chinese advanced EFL learners, the directionality of translation should be considered as an important parameter. More efforts should be made to foster their abilities of applying English for practical purposes in translating and to train them in the C-E translation skills mainly through conducting the syntactic approach to C-E translation. The learners’ competence in inverse C-E translation may be well developed by adopting a constructivism-based two-tiered strategy integrating teaching and learning programs and activities consciously designed to enhance their bilingual proficiency, sharpening their bi-cultural sensitivity, expanding their encyclopedic knowledge, and intensifying their training in applying translation technology involving such internet resources as parallel texts, corpus, etc.


translation teaching inverse C-E translation Chinese advanced EFL learners translation technology 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Foreign LanguagesLudong UniversityYantaiChina

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