On the Translation of Public Sign Expressions

Ning Kang, Yu Zhang

Abstract


English has become an important link in the communication between China and the world; at the same time more and more experts and scholars are paying attention to the translation of Chinese public sign expressions (shortened as PSE) into English. Public signs play a very important role in the life and work of the public. This paper tries to analyze the characteristics and functions of public signs and the linguistic features of English public sign expressions. Some basic translation principles are concluded in the thesis.

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Asian Social Science   ISSN 1911-2017 (Print)   ISSN 1911-2025 (Online)

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