Factors Influencing the Choice of Translation Strategies Based on Think-Aloud Protocols

Mengyan LUO, Yushan ZHAO


As a complicated social activity, translation provides the translators with a variety of choices in the translating process. The choice of translation strategies is influenced by all kinds of factors. In this paper, the translation strategies are investigated based on think-aloud protocols, which aims to discuss the main factors influencing the translator’s choice of strategies, such as types of source text, purpose of translation, ideology, translator’s way of thinking and their aesthetic orientation.


Translation strategies; Choice; Factors; TAPs

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