Tag Archives: Chinese-English translation

Between Languages 003: From Dark Materials to Mukbangs

也可以通过喜马拉雅收听。 Words of the Week 1. 黑料 hēiliào 2. 社畜 shèchù 3. 瑞思拜 ruìsībài 4. 尬舞 gàwǔ 5. 懷孕 huáiyùn as in 耳朵怀孕了 (ěrduo huáiyùn le) 6. twerk(ing) /twəːkɪŋ/ 7. cancel culture /ˈkans(ə)l ˈkʌltʃə/ 8. fear of missing out /fɪə ɒv ˈmɪsɪŋ aʊt/ (FOMO) (/ˈfəʊməʊ/) 9. spill the tea /spɪl ðə tiː/ 10. mukbang /ˈmʌkbɑŋ/

Between Languages 002: From Pick-up Artists to Photobombs

也可以通过喜马拉雅收听。 Words of the Week 1. 上头 shàngtóu 2. 实锤 shíchuí 3. 渣男 zhānán 4. 鱼塘 yútáng 5. 海王 hǎiwáng 6. social death /ˈsəʊʃ(ə)l dɛθ/ 7. whataboutery /wɒtəˈbaʊtəri/ 8. gaslighting /ˈɡaslʌɪtɪŋ/ 9. dark pattern /dɑːk ˈpat(ə)n/ 10. photobomb /ˈfəʊtəʊbɒm/

Between Languages 001: From Humblebragging to Virtue Signalling

Dear Learners of Chinese: Dear Learners of English: Dear Translators: I am very excited to announce the launch of my new podcast “Between Languages”! On the show we will be discussing the art and fun of translation, in particular how we can better translate between the Chinese and English languages. Feel free to join in […]

24 Most Common Errors Committed by Chinese Students Who Major in Translation 翻译专业学生在汉译英中最常见的24个错误

24 Most Common Errors Committed by Chinese Students Who Major in Translation 翻译专业学生在汉译英中最常见的24个错误 by Carl Gene Fordham 傅君恺著 Note: This is just a rough guide that teachers and students of Chinese translation might find useful. There are of course more mistakes than this, but I am confident that this makes up the majority of errors […]

Lecture #3: 15 Common Mistakes in Chinese-English Translation and How To Avoid Them

Lecture #3: 15 Common Mistakes in Chinese-English Translation and How To Avoid Them 第三讲座:汉英翻译十五大常见错误及其对策 Carl Gene Fordham 傅君恺 Beijing International Studies University 北京第二外国语学院 11 April 2018 2018年4月11日 If we accept that it is harder to translate into one’s foreign language than vice versa, then Chinese-into-English translation should be a key focus of translation schools in […]