Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Business, Law And Pedagogy, ICBLP 2019, 13-15 February 2019, Sidoarjo, Indonesia

Research Article

Naturalness in Translating The Jakarta Post Article by Students of English Department of Widya Gama Mahakam University

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.13-2-2019.2289454,
        author={Widi Syahtia Pane and Dedi Rahman Nur and Abdul  Rohman},
        title={Naturalness in Translating The Jakarta Post Article by Students of English Department of  Widya Gama Mahakam University},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Business, Law And Pedagogy, ICBLP 2019, 13-15 February 2019, Sidoarjo, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICBLP},
        year={2020},
        month={2},
        keywords={translation naturalness the jakarta post article},
        doi={10.4108/eai.13-2-2019.2289454}
    }
    
  • Widi Syahtia Pane
    Dedi Rahman Nur
    Abdul Rohman
    Year: 2020
    Naturalness in Translating The Jakarta Post Article by Students of English Department of Widya Gama Mahakam University
    ICBLP
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.13-2-2019.2289454
Widi Syahtia Pane1,*, Dedi Rahman Nur1, Abdul Rohman1
  • 1: University of Widya Gama Mahakam
*Contact email: widi.pane@gmail.com

Abstract

Translation is one of the important thing in learning English, therefore in this study, the purpose were to know the kinds of error and the kinds of error that was mostly made by the sixth semester students of English Department of Widya Gama Mahakam University in translating a news article. The design of the study was explanatory research and the method of this study was mixed method. The sample of this study was 70% from population of sixth semester students of English Department of Widya Gama Mahakam University. Data collection technique was simple random sampling. Data analyzing technique was 6 steps of data analysis stated by Creswell (1984; 154-158). According to error analysis of naturalness in translating The Jakarta Post post article by sixth semester students of English Department of Widya Gama Mahakam in academic year 2018/2019, the result of this study was the students committed all of kinds of error from level of naturalness in translation. The kind of error mostly made by the sixth semester students of English Department of Widya Gama Mahakam University in translating a news article was Cognate Word (72.5%, 95 errors). While the rest of the errors were made by Sentence Structure (15 errors, 11.5%), Other ‘obvious’ Area of Interference (8 errors, 6.2%), Word Order (7 errors, 5.3%), The Using of Gerund, Infinitive, Verb-Noun and Affix (6 errors, 4.5%), and there was no students who committed Old-fashioned error (0 errors, 0%).