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Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, 2020, 3(10); doi: 10.25236/AJHSS.2020.031004.

A Corpus-Based Study on Explicitation of Conjunctions in Chinese-English Interpreting


Yufan Zheng

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Yufan Zheng​

Tan Kah Kee College, Xiamen University, Zhangzhou, 363105, China


Based on data from learner-generated corpus, this paper examines the explicitation of conjunctions in a Chinese-English interpreting test among undergraduate students from a quantitative approach. The result shows convincing evidences of explication in the interpreted texts and a majority of cases are regarded as strategics choice and hence welcomed. Furthermore, the frequency of explication is proved to be proportional to competence of tested subjects.


Explicitation, Conjunctions, Corpus, Interpreter competence

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Yufan Zheng. A Corpus-Based Study on Explicitation of Conjunctions in Chinese-English Interpreting. Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences (2020) Vol. 3, Issue 10: 26-34. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJHSS.2020.031004.


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