Avoiding Chinglish on the Lexical Level by Acquiring Lexical Phrases

Qiufan Chen, Yiying ZHANG


Chinglish is a kind of abnormal English with Chinese characteristics which hinders cross-cultural communication. In this paper, Chinglish on the lexical level is divided into three categories and the sources of this problem are explored. Using lexical phrases to avoid Chinglish on the lexical level is suggested and specific suggestions and measures are offered from the pedagogical point of view.


Chinglish; Cross-Cultural Communication; Lexical Phrase; EFL

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968/10595


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