Challenges and Suggested Solutions of Teaching Translation at Gaza Strip Universities (Palestine)
Arabic Language, Literature & Culture
Volume 2, Issue 2, June 2017, Pages: 34-39
Received: Feb. 22, 2017; Accepted: Mar. 18, 2017; Published: Apr. 11, 2017
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Mohammed H. Al Aqad, Asia Europe Institute, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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This article focuses on the problems of teaching translation that Gaza strip universities that students face. There is no doubt on the important role of translation in human communication, around the world from ancient time up until now. There have been debates about translation methods; some scholars preferred word- for- word whereas others prefer sense- for- sense. This study discusses the learning outcomes of teaching translation in the English departments at Gaza local universities. It is believed that translation courses are taught simply because they have traditionally been part of the English curriculum of bachelor degree. This paper clarifies that translation courses in these universities have only had academic rather than professional goals. To improve the level of these translation courses the paper proposes new solutions to improve teaching translation at university level.
Translation Problems, Proposes New Solutions, Translation Theories, Professional Translation
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Mohammed H. Al Aqad, Challenges and Suggested Solutions of Teaching Translation at Gaza Strip Universities (Palestine), Arabic Language, Literature & Culture. Vol. 2, No. 2, 2017, pp. 34-39. doi: 10.11648/j.allc.20170202.11
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