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Found in Translation: Metaphor Awareness

Who: Translation students
What: Found in Translation series – Prof Zinan Ye
When: Tuesday, March 9, 2010, 12:15 PM
Where: Irvine Auditorium

A Metaphor-Awareness Approach to the Teaching of Translation – Professor Zinan Ye

This paper attempts to apply knowledge of cognitive study of conceptual metaphor to the teaching of translation.  It adopts the argument put forth by some cognitive linguists that language is basically metaphical and then points out the universal aspect of conceptual metaphor and its relation to the teaching and practice of translation.