Chinese language vs. English language
• Chinese, unlike many other languages, denotes a large family
of dialects and written forms.
• Spoken Chinese is especially complex with more than 5
recognized dialect groups, but even the written language has
two recognized alphabets.
• Chinese is not simple as it may seem, as the language can take
on many form and dialects.
• It is It is very important that translated content employs the
language customs and styles of the target audience.
• Chinese does not use the alphabet but uses logographic
system for its written language.
• In this system the character represent the words themselves.
• Chinese learners may have great difficulty reading English text
and spelling words correctly.
• Chinese doesn’t spell phonetically; there are no links between
how a word is read and how it is written
Difference in English and Chinese
• Due to the intricate relations between language and culture,
accurate English to Chinese translation is always a difficulty.
• Double negatives, long sentence and the use of the long list of
things that are regularly mistranslated into Chinese dialects .
• English has more vowel than Chinese ,resulting in the faulty
pronunciation of words
• In English, much information is carried by the use of
auxiliaries and by verb inflections.
• Chinese, on the other hand, is an uninflected language and
conveys meaning through word order, adverbials or shared
understanding of the context.
• English has no of short verbs
that very commonly combine
with particles to form what are
• Chinese learners, therefore, may
experience serious difficulty in
comprehending texts containing
such verbs and avoid attempting
to use them themselves.
Chinese spoken is different from other language
• The pitches and tones of spoken Chinese is different from the
• A single sound may represent more than hundred different
• Some Chinese language groups, such as Cantonese, have
more tones and syllabic sounds, and fewer compounds.
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