The 15 Chinese-English Translation Failures
In China tens of millions of middle & high-income classes desperately learn English everyday, because good English skills can help them get promoted or earn a higher salary, now nearly one-quarter of Chinese people are learning English or prepare to learn English. Meanwhile, Chinese style English or “Chinglish” is becoming an interesting cultural phenomenon. Chinglish, sometimes refers to translating Chinese sentences to English on a word-by-word basis, instead of conveying the intended meaning. These mistranslations provide us with a lot of material for unintentional humor.. . . . . .