مجلة إشكالات في اللغة و الأدب
Volume 10, Numéro 1, Pages 619-634

The Effectiveness Of Integrating Translation In Teaching English For Specific Purposes At The Workplace. The Case Of Technicians In L'algerie Telecom Company In Saida, Algeria

Authors : Kherraz Mokhtaria . Boulenouar Mohamed Yamin .

Abstract

This paper explores the need to integrate translation in teaching English for Specific Purposes within the training that technicians of L'Algerie Telecom Company in Saida undergo. Indeed, the present study aims at shedding light on the effectiveness of implementing translation in teaching technicians who represent the sampling of the study in hand. As for data collection instruments a questionnaire was addressed to the technicians and another questionnaire was addressed to the responsible in charge of the training to collect quantitative data. The results revealed that translation is misused by trainers; it is rather used without any appropriate technique or strategy. Hence, the purpose of the paper is to suggest effective and suitable English training program in which translation takes the lion share as means of teaching English for Specific Purposes at the workplace.

Keywords

English for Specific Purposes ; technicians ; translation ; English training