The Role of Syntax Tree in Translation

Rawabi Majid, Nadia Maroof


This study investigated attitudes of some students toward using syntax tree to solve their difficulties in translation courses. The purpose of this study was to investigate students’ attitudes toward using syntax tree for solving translation problems. The participants of this research were 10 students studying at a junior level in Yanbu University College in Yanbu Industrial City - Saudi Arabia. Their ages were between 21-25 years. Their English proficiency was intermediate level. It was a quantitative study. A close-ended questionnaire was used to collect data. The results of the collected data showed that syntax tree had unclear attitudes toward using it to solve translation problems.


syntax, translation, attitudes, EFL students

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