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What's in a T-shirt? Semantic distance towards a global language
(GRIN Verlag, 2006)
Most t-shirts sold and worn in Germany are not imprinted in German, but in English. This essay will attend to the question in how far this situation has an impact on the message character of t-shirt slogans. To prove that ...
Arabic to English Translation of Islamic Religious Texts
This thesis investigates discourse strategies adopted in the translation of religious texts from Arabic into English. Such texts pose serious challenges for translators because of the orality found in Arabic religious texts ...
Ideology in Translating Children's Literature into Arabic
Children's Literature is perhaps the most controversial genre of writing, not simply because of its content but also because of its origin and purpose. Long ago literature consisted of legends, fables, and myths. None were ...
The Process Approach and UAE High School Students' Attitudes Towards Writing
Many students have negative attitudes towards writing and they feel frustrated because they do not know what to do to improve it. One of the main reasons behind this attitude is the adoption of the product approach that ...
Translating Quoted Sacred Texts in Political Speeches
In this thesis, the issue of Qur'an translation is discussed and translating qur'anic quotations in political speeches highlighted. The thesis deals with the ideational components behind using qur'anic quotations in political ...
Integrated Demand Side Management in Network Planning for Utility Companies
In the way of transferring from public benefits authorities to developers and investors, the annual growth rate will increase rapidly through a strategy of sustainable development. With the high economic growth, it is ...
The Use of Collocations as a Measure of Translation Quality and Translator Competence
In this thesis, the use of collocations as a measure of translation quality and of the translator's competence is studied. It is believed that collocations' competence contributes greatly to one's language competence and ...
Ideology in Translating Religion Related Discourse
In this thesis, the importance of equivalence in the translation of religious discourse is discussed and the role of ideology in translation is analyzed. It is assumed that equivalence, defined as the relation that holds ...
Educators' and Parents' Attitudes Towards Code Switching By Arab Bilinguals: Pedagogical Implications
This study explores educators' and parents' attitudes towards the phenomenon of Arabic-English code switching (CS) in the culturally and linguistically diverse context of the UAE. Arabic-English language mixing is a ...