Thematic Shift in Translating English Narrative Text into Indonesian

Bernieke Anggita Ristia Damanik

Abstract

This research deals with the thematic shift on students’ translating themes. Based on the fact, thematic shifts which occur in students’ translation are not fully understood. The objective of this research is to find out whether the change of the thematic shift is found in the translation of narrative text from English into Indonesian. The research was a qualitative research which analyzes written material. There were nine narrative texts analyzed as the object of the research selected from English textbook of students. They were translated from English into Indonesian. The research found that the changing of thematic shift is found in students’ translating themes. Types of thematic shift emerge from the translation of the theme are unmarked theme and marked theme. This research sums up that thematic shift is the shortcoming of students. Furthermore, it proposes that aptitude and knowledge of languages are necessary when the students translate the text.

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in Harvard Style

Damanik B. (2017). Thematic Shift in Translating English Narrative Text into Indonesian.In The Tenth Conference on Applied Linguistics and The Second English Language Teaching and Technology Conference in collaboration with The First International Conference on Language, Literature, Culture, and Education - Volume 1: CONAPLIN and ICOLLITE, ISBN 978-989-758-332-2, pages 46-52. DOI: 10.5220/0007161800460052


in Bibtex Style

@conference{conaplin and icollite17,
author={Bernieke Anggita Ristia Damanik},
title={Thematic Shift in Translating English Narrative Text into Indonesian},
booktitle={The Tenth Conference on Applied Linguistics and The Second English Language Teaching and Technology Conference in collaboration with The First International Conference on Language, Literature, Culture, and Education - Volume 1: CONAPLIN and ICOLLITE,},
year={2017},
pages={46-52},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0007161800460052},
isbn={978-989-758-332-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF

JO - The Tenth Conference on Applied Linguistics and The Second English Language Teaching and Technology Conference in collaboration with The First International Conference on Language, Literature, Culture, and Education - Volume 1: CONAPLIN and ICOLLITE,
TI - Thematic Shift in Translating English Narrative Text into Indonesian
SN - 978-989-758-332-2
AU - Damanik B.
PY - 2017
SP - 46
EP - 52
DO - 10.5220/0007161800460052