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《Chinese Science & Technology Translators Journal》 2015-04
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Change of Passive Voice's Usage Trend in EST

XIAO Bidan;  
Scientific articles should be featured by concise and impersonality. The scientific articles in international authoritative journals have the tendency of using less passive voice but more active voice. In the field of science and technology,the extensive use of active voice shows its wide advantages,which are natural,simple and easy to understand when communicating in EST. This paper analyses this phenomenon by sample statistical analysis and examines the characteristics of active and passive voice and proposes pertinent translation skills as reference for translators.
【CateGory Index】: H315.9
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