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Significance of Developing Cross-Cultural Communication Competency in College Translation Teaching

Tingting Hu


As the world becomes increasingly interconnected, the role of translators in facilitating communication between diverse cultures has grown in significance. This paper examines the crucial importance of developing cross-cultural communication competency in college translation teaching. Effective translation goes beyond linguistic accuracy; it requires a deep understanding of cultural nuances, norms, and beliefs to ensure that the intended meaning is conveyed accurately and respectfully. This study highlights how cross-cultural communication competency equips translators with the skills to navigate cultural differences, preserve cultural identity, and foster inclusive and effective communication. By emphasizing intercultural training and providing exposure to diverse cultural experiences, college translation programs can prepare students to become proficient translators capable of bridging linguistic and cultural gaps in our increasingly globalized world.


Cross-Cultural Communication; College Translation Teaching; Effective Translation; Cultural Nuances; Cultural Identity

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18686/fm.v8i5.10240