The Accuracy of the Translation of English Verb Phrase into Indonesian Using Google Translate

Authors

  • Sumarto Simaremare Universitas HKBP Nommensen
  • Dumaris E. Silalahi Universitas HKBP Nommensen
  • Partohap Saut Raja Sihombing Universitas HKBP Nommensen
  • Yanti Kristina Sinaga Universitas HKBP Nommensen

Keywords:

Accuracy, google translate, translation, verb phrase

Abstract

As we know, translation has been popular in the past since it is very important in human’s life for communication. But the translation can be meaningless if the product is not accurate. Google translate is one media that has been used widely by people. Therefore, this research is aimed to check the accuracy of the Translation of English Verb Phrase into Indonesian Using Google Translate. This research used qualitative method to research the accuracy of the translation of English verb phrase into Indonesian using Google Translate. The main source of the data was the product of Google Translate. The source of the data was subtitle Movie of Alice in Wonderland. There were several techniques to collect the data, they were: 1). Downloading the subtitle Movie Alice in Wonderland and, 2). Making the data table for source text and target text. To analyze the data, the techniques were organizing, categorizing, identifying and classifying, analyzing, and making the conclusion. There were three translation categories, they were: Accurate, Less Accurate, and Inaccurate translation. The finding of this research showed from 60 data, there were 40 accurate translation, 11 less accurate translation, and 9 inaccurate translation. The researchers concluded that the accuracy of the translation of English verb phrase into Indonesian using Google Translate was accurate translation.

Published

2021-06-02

How to Cite

Simaremare, S. ., Silalahi, D. E. ., Sihombing, P. S. R. ., & Sinaga, Y. K. . (2021). The Accuracy of the Translation of English Verb Phrase into Indonesian Using Google Translate. Journal of English Teaching As a Foreign Language, 7(1), 37-46. Retrieved from https://ejournal.uhn.ac.id/index.php/jetafl/article/view/317