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ERIC Number: EJ1086374
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2222-1735
The Problems in Translating Islamic Expressions in Religious Occasions
Khammyseh, Daoud
Journal of Education and Practice, v6 n35 p103-109 2015
The aim of this paper is to find the problems that face translation students in translating Islamic expressions in religious occasions into English language. The motivations that support the researcher to select this topic are to the causes of these problems and finding some solutions for them. The data were collected from parents, ordinary people in the Jordanian society or public places around Irbid city in north Jordan. The selected expressions were listed and provided for M.A students specialists in translation at Al-Yarmouk university in Jordan. This study found some problems that face M.A students of translation in translating expressions used by Jordanians in islamic occasions. These problems are related to the voids in cultures, differences between both languages styles and the lack of equivalences in English language. The causes of these problems that are proposed by the findings of the study are the lack of experience in the culture of the target language users, the lack of knowledge in both languages' structures and the lack of special references for the items. In conclusion, the findings of the study suggested some solutions including training, designing materials special for in this field of translation as well as making correlations between translation students and target language users.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Jordan
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