• Saud Jefriyanto Universitas Negeri Gorontalo
  • Zulkifli La Samidi Universitas Negeri Gorontalo
Keywords: Transation, technique, narrative text


The present work is an analysis of translation technique in translating narrative text. In
general, there are many aspects of translation techniques that can be discussed, nor in this
research the researcher only use eight techniques such as literal translation, idiom translation,
calque translation, etc. Moreover, the purpose of this research is to investigate the product of
translation English to Indonesian from the students of English Department 2013 in
translating Narrative text and analyzed it by using eight techniques in translating it. The data
in this research is carried out by using qualitative method. This research reveals that the
dominant technique that the participants use is borrowing technique, by amounting about 37
times. Meanwhile, the less dominant technique that the participants use is transposition
technique by amounting about 7 times. Furthermore, those participants prefer to use
borrowing technique it is because they believe that it is more familiar diction and easy for
the readers to understand the text.

Author Biography

Saud Jefriyanto, Universitas Negeri Gorontalo

Jefriyanto Saud is a lecturer of English Linguistics in Universitas Negeri Gorontalo. He graduated from Universitas Gajah Mada, Majoring Linguistics. His research interests relates to English linguistics, translations, and English Language teaching method. 


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