By Richard Xiao
This ebook takes a corpus-based method, which integrates translation reviews and contrastive research, to the examine of translational language. It offers the world’s first balanced corpus of translational chinese language, which, together with a related local chinese language corpus, offers a competent empirical foundation for a finished account of the macro-statistic, lexical, and grammatical beneficial properties of translational chinese language in English-to-Chinese translation – an important contribution to Descriptive Translation reports. The examine findings in keeping with those surprisingly varied languages have vital implications for common translation learn at the eu tradition.
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Ke 2003; Wang 2003; Qin and Wang 2004; Hu 2006; Wang and Qin 2010) of translational Chinese. The following sections will present a detailed review of these ongoing descriptive studies which have been carried out by Chinese translation researchers in the past decade. g. g. Ke 2005; Chen 2006; Xu and Zhang 2006; Hu 2006; Huang 2007; Wang 28 3 Exploring the Features of Translational Language and Qin 2010; Xiao 2010b). g. Wang 2003; Qin and Wang 2004; Hu 2006; Wang and Qin 2010). These studies will be introduced as follows in terms of function words and distribution of part-of-speech categories respectively: 1.
MT systems like these are mainly used in translation of domain-specific and controlled language, automated “gisting” of online contents and translation of corporate communications, locating text or fragments requiring human translation. CAT tools are designed to assist in human translation. There are three major types of CAT tools. Translation memory and terminology management tools are the most important type. They can be used to create, manage and access translation memories (TMs) and termbases.
Baker (1993: 243) predicted that the availability of large corpora of both source and translated texts, together with the development of the corpus-based approach, would enable translation scholars to uncover the nature of translation as a mediated communicative event. Corpus-based DTS has revealed its full vitality over the past decade, which will be reviewed in this section in terms of its three foci—translation as a product, translation as a process and the function of translation (Holmes 1972/1988).
Corpus-Based Studies of Translational Chinese in English-Chinese Translation by Richard Xiao