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ERIC Number: EJ1083670
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2222-1735
Strategies Used by Jordanian EFL University Graduate Students in Translating Idioms into Arabic
Smadi, Oqlah; Alrishan, Amal
Journal of Education and Practice, v6 n6 p45-55 2015
This study aimed at investigating the strategies utilized by Jordanian EFL University graduate students in translating idioms into Arabic. The participants of the study were all M.A translation students at the University of Jordan and Yarmouk University who were selected purposefully. The total number of the students was 90 who participated in a translation test which contains 16 idioms of different categories. The quantitative findings of the study revealed that EFL Jordanian university students use certain strategies in translating idioms regardless of their awareness of the use of these strategies.
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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
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