On the Translation of Publicity Texts Under Semantic Translation and Communicative Translation Theory

Mengting LI, Lijun LI

Abstract


The publicity texts involve various aspects in external publicity and plays an increasingly important role. This paper takes Xi Jinping’s report at the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China as an example to discuss the practical application of Newmark’s semantic translation and communicative translation theory in the translation of publicity texts. It is summarized that how semantic translation and communicative translation are used in the English translation of publicity texts in this paper so as to provide some practicable suggestions for the English translation of publicity texts.

Keywords


Semantic translation; Communicative translation; Translation of publicity texts

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968/11696

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