Students’ Ability in Translating Narrative Text from Indonesia into English
Available Online 11 March 2020.
- 10.2991/assehr.k.200306.036How to use a DOI?
- translation, narrative text, accuracy, readability, acceptability
Mastering translation skill gives more career opportunities beyond academics domain for English learner especially English department students in Indonesia. The purpose of this study was to analyze English Department students’ ability in translating a narrative text into English. The study was focused on accuracy, readability, and acceptability of the translation product. The subject was students of English Department at Universitas Eka Sakti Padang. The result showed that that the ability of the students in translating Indonesian text into English is in medium or average level. The improvement is needed in translation studies in order to create more job opportunities beyond academics area for the students in the future.
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TY - CONF AU - Vicky Rinaldo PY - 2020 DA - 2020/03/11 TI - Students’ Ability in Translating Narrative Text from Indonesia into English BT - Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on English Language and Teaching (ICOELT 2019) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 215 EP - 219 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.200306.036 DO - 10.2991/assehr.k.200306.036 ID - Rinaldo2020 ER -