Research on the English Translation of Political Texts from the Perspective of Eco-translatology: A Case Study of Government Work Report in 2023

Authors

  • Ruyi Pang
  • Ruxin Pang

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.54691/bcpep.v10i.5405

Keywords:

Government Work Report; Eco-translatology; Three-dimensional Transformation; Translation Strategy.

Abstract

As China’s economy and society develop and its international influence continues to grow, foreign governments and people are paying more attention to China. In this context, foreign publicity work is of great significance for the world to "understand China". As an effective carrier of external publicity work, the political texts translation covers China's current development status, major policies, and strategic plans. Therefore, its importance is self-evident. Based on the ecological translation theory, this study takes the English translation of the 2023 Government Work Report as an example to explore how to interpret China's path and demonstrate cultural confidence in political texts translation, thereby achieving communicative purposes. The study found that translators often use translation strategies such as conversion of parts of speech, extension, and omission to achieve adaptive selection in the three dimensions of language, culture, and communication in order to achieve an ecological balance between the source and the target language culture, thereby enhancing the appeal and credibility of China's discourse in foreign publicity work.

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Published

2023-08-16

How to Cite

Pang, R., & Pang, R. (2023). Research on the English Translation of Political Texts from the Perspective of Eco-translatology: A Case Study of Government Work Report in 2023. BCP Education & Psychology, 10, 346-354. https://doi.org/10.54691/bcpep.v10i.5405