Strategies for cultivating students' cross-cultural thinking ability in College English translation teaching
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In the 21st century, the thinking ability of English Majors in China has gradually attracted the attention of academic and educational circles. With the increasing call for the reform of English major, the English Teaching Syllabus of English major in Colleges and universities revised in 2000 by the Teaching Steering Committee of foreign language major in Colleges and universities clearly points out that the talents trained by English major in Colleges and universities in China in the 21st century should have solid basic skills, broad knowledge, certain professional knowledge, strong ability and high quality. Translation teaching plays an important role in College English teaching. However, the cultural differences between English and Chinese often hinder students' correct understanding and translation. This paper aims to explore the importance and effective methods of cultivating students' cultural thinking ability by analyzing students' cultural awareness and cultural "bottleneck" in College English translation teaching.
College English; translation teaching; cultural awareness; thinking ability