Translation practices as an effective teaching instrument for ielts & dalf students in india: a case study

Автор: Verma E.S.

Журнал: Juvenis scientia @jscientia

Рубрика: Педагогические и психологические науки

Статья в выпуске: 6, 2016 года.

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The article outlines the results of using translation as a tool to help students learn English and French in the multicultural environment of Chandigarh, India. An anonymous group of eight students was observed from 2013 until 2015 to reveal the main concepts of the use of translation in helping Indian students to strengthen their language competence. Based on a brief overview of the current linguistic situation in India, these findings serve as a further insight into pedagogical translation nowadays. The case study features semi-structured interviews showing participants’ views on translations tasks in the classroom. In the conclusion, the case study reports the weaknesses of this approach as well as recommendations on how to avoid it.

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Student feedback, translation practice, language competence, teaching english, teaching french, language teaching, india

Короткий адрес: https://readera.ru/14110237

IDR: 14110237   |   DOI: 10.15643/jscientia.2016.6.183

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