International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | English Language and Literature | Vietnam | Volume 9 Issue 11, November 2020


Common Errors Encountered by ESP Students during English-Vietnamese Interpreting Tests

Nguyen Tran Uyen Nhi


Abstract: Interpreting is recognized as one of the most challenging subjects in ESP training at University of Foreign Language Studies, the University of Danang (UFL-UDN). This study aims to find out the most common errors that ESP students often encounter when taking the English-Vietnamese Interpreting tests. Data collection is audio recordings of students’ interpreting tests. The most popular type of error found in the study is content errors, including omissions, additions, and substitution and errors. The study also reveals some of reasons why students made these kinds of errors. Research results derived from the study could be the premise for further studies the solutions to help students overcome these errors, which is believed to enhance interpreting teaching and learning quality at the Faculty of ESP, UFL-UDN.


Keywords: Interpreting, content errors, English-Vietnamese interpreting test, ESP students


Edition: Volume 9 Issue 11, November 2020,


Pages: 680 - 684


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