Bilingualism as an Effective Factor in a Successful Translation


The aim of this paper is to examine the role of bilingualism as effective factor in a successful translation. The innateness of translating skills will be questioned with the help of examples from various case studies conducted on bilinguals. The main terms such as ‘natural translation, social bilingual, professional bilingual, native translator,’ that were used by the scholars who discussed the matter of translation and bilingualism, will be explained and compared throughout this paper. If we go deeper into the topic, the question of the need for translation and this will be discussed in relation to the role of meta-linguistic knowledge in the translation activity of a bilingual.

Keywords: Bilingualism and Language, translation

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