On Basic Principles in Contrastive Analysis

  title={On Basic Principles in Contrastive Analysis},
  author={Li-juan Wei and Cong-ying Liu},
  • Li-juan Wei, Cong-ying Liu
  • Published 2012
  • This paper describes some basic concepts in contrastive linguistics, and discusses its function in language teaching. And it compares the English proverbs containing the animal word horse with the equivalent Chinese proverbs. It aims to find the correspondence of the animal word horse in English and Chinese languages and illustrate the cultural phenomenon behind the translation. This paper finds out that the correspondence is very important and can help to understand the languages and the… CONTINUE READING

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