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ERIC Number: EJ1081685
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 17
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-2222-1735
Difficulties EFL Jordanian University Students Encounter in Translating English Idioms into Arabic
Alrishan, Amal; Smadi, Oqlah
Journal of Education and Practice, v6 n10 p124-133 2015
This study aimed at investigating the difficulties that Jordanian EFL University students encounter in translating English idioms into Arabic. The participants of the study were all M.A translation students at Yarmouk University and the University of Jordan who were selected purposefully. The total number of the students who participated in the translation test which contains 16 idioms of different categories was 90. The quantitative findings of the study revealed that EFL Jordanian university students encountered difficulties in translating English idioms into Arabic.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Jordan