Cultural Differences on Chinese and English Idioms of Diet and the Translation

Chunli Yang

Abstract


Idioms is a special culture which is shaped in the daily lives of the local people, particularly the idioms of diet has a close relation with various elements, such as the eating custom , history, fairy tales, geographic situations. Also, different ways of translation on different diet idioms in English and Chinese will be analyzed in this article. As a result, it will be very important to know the great culture contents in the idioms of diet in order to do a better job in the research of cross-culture communication and the translation. 


Full Text: PDF DOI: 10.5539/elt.v3n1p148

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English Language Teaching       ISSN 1916-4742 (Print)   ISSN  1916-4750 (Online)

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