Exploring The Problems Of Machine Translation From Arabic Into Englishlanguage Facedby SaudiUniversity Student Of Translation At The Faculty-- Of Arts,Jazan UniversitySaudi Arabia
IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science
The current paperaims at casting a new lightand exploring the problems of Machine Translator as an aid used by the Saudi students oftranslation to render from Arabic into the English language. Also, the study aims at finding out such problems encountered bythese students who pursue their A.Bin translation. To a achieve the objectives of the study, a sample of50 students who were enrolled in the translation programsinthe FacultyArts for female students (Al-Ardah) during the academic
... ademic year2014/2015who were randomly selected by the researcher. A questionnaire that consisted of 10 questions with multiple choices was administered. The collected data were analyzedproperly. The study has come out with spectra of results among them are the followings: 1. The students who were the sample of the study faced various types of problems suchas syntactic and semantic problems when using machine translation for rendering their given tasks. 2. The rendition of target language used in the machine translator is inaccurate. 3. Some of translating cultural specific terms through a machine translator wereout of context.