International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

The Use of Monolingual Corpora as Translation Resources for Chinese and English Translation Teaching
Xiaodong Liu

Corpora for Chinese and English translation teaching online has attracted much attention in recent time. As a valuable resource for translators and translator training, the general monolingual corpora are readily available, such as BCC and CCL in Chinese and BNC and COCA in English. This article focuses on the benefits of using such monolingual corpora as BCC and COCA in English and Chinese translation and establishes a preliminary corpus-assisted teaching model for translation. Drawing on the given examples, the authors argue that the monolingual corpora-assisted framework for translation teaching will particularly enhance students’ self-learning abilities and thus improve the training of translation students via online teaching.

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