AWEJ Volume.5 Number.2, 2014                                                                 Pp.133-141

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 The Teaching of Translation at the University Level: Constraints and Aspirations


Dr. Ahmed Mohammed Al-Quyad
 English Department, University of Sana’a, Yemen




This paper is an attempt to address the situation of translation learning and teaching at the university level with special reference to its teaching in the universities of the Arab World/ countries. It is worth pointing that the paper is a kind of reflection touching upon certain aspects of translation learning and teaching with specific focus on the three dimensions/ aspects being the learner, the teacher and the teaching material(s).
Keywords: aspirations, constraints, university level, teacher, learner, teaching, learning


Dr. Ahmed Mohammed Abdul-Rahman Al-Quyadi, born in 1962, Yemen. Pre-university &
university education in Yemen& Postgraduate education including a Diploma in TEFL/ TESL,an
MA and a PhD inUK, Yemen, and India. Teaching in Yemen since 1985-86.Conducted teaching
practice for teacher education in Yemen& a resource person for local & Arab organizations.