Journal of Siberian Federal University. Humanities & Social Sciences / Translation as a Means of Teaching Intercultural Communication

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Issue
Journal of Siberian Federal University. Humanities & Social Sciences: 2012, Vol. 5, Issue 6
Authors
Annenkova, Arina V.
Contact information
Annenkova, Arina V. : Irkutsk State Linguistic University , 8 Lenin st., Irkutsk, 664025 Russia , e-mail:
Keywords
translation as a teaching technique; professional translation; Grammar Translation Method; Communicative Language Teaching; Intercultural Communicative Competence; close reading; authentic text
Abstract

Translation process is a complicated phenomenon, which involves human cognitive sphere and intercultural issues and, thus, requires interdisciplinary studies. Speculating about translation from methodological perspective helps to find new ways of using it as an effective technique for foreign language acquisition. The purpose of this article is to differentiate between professional translation and translation as an EFL teaching technique, prove the necessity and benefit of the latter for developing students intercultural communicative competence at EFL classes.

Pages
759-767
Paper at repository of SibFU
http://elib.sfu-kras.ru/handle/2311/2942

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