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Research on Chinese-English Translation of Public Signs in Wuxi Qingming Bridge Ancient Grand Canal Scenic Zone from the Perspective of Skopos Theory

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DOI: 10.23977/jfar.2021.010308 | Downloads: 5 | Views: 354

Author(s)

Yao Mengying 1, Ruan Fei 1, Zhao Sifan 1, Yang Jiawei 1

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1 Wuxi Taihu University, Wuxi 214064, China

Corresponding Author

Yao Mengying

ABSTRACT

Based on the Skopos Theory, this essay focuses on the actual situation of the English translation of public signs in the Qingming Bridge Ancient Grand Canal Scenic Zone. Four major types of translation errors are found: spelling errors, Chinglish, multiple translations for one word and lack of English translation. Relying on the Skopos Theory, this essay proposes three suggestions: borrowing, annotation and omission for existing errors to achieve the objective of language and cultural communication.

KEYWORDS

Skopos theory, Wuxi qingming bridge ancient grand canal scenic zone, English translation of public signs

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Yao Mengying, Ruan Fei, Zhao Sifan, Yang Jiawei, Research on Chinese-English Translation of Public Signs in Wuxi Qingming Bridge Ancient Grand Canal Scenic Zone from the Perspective of Skopos Theory. Journal of Frontiers in Art Research (2021) 1: 35-38. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.23977/jfar.2021.010308

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