Teaching Translation in Promoting College English Teaching in Newly Built Universities

Jianmei LI


Teaching translation is regarded as one of the means of foreign language teaching. It aims to help students master relevant language points so as to improve their foreign language proficiency. In Tier 2 colleges and universities, there is a widespread phenomenon that students lack solid English foundations, also due to the heavy learning pressure form the other subjects such as their major, it is easy for them to neglect English learning and make it stagnate. In this paper, through the application of the translation teaching method, freshmen and sophomores’ understanding and adsorbing basic English knowledge in classrooms are enhanced, and their learning abilities such as memorizing phrases and expressions, recognizing and analyzing meanings of sentences are strengthened,. Meanwhile, problems which should be paid attention to as well as the shortcomings of the teaching method are also pointed out when the method of teaching translation is applied in teaching practice.


Teaching translation; College English teaching; Promoting role

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968/9854


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