Difficulties and Solutions to Translation of English Idiomatic Financial Terms

  • Hoa Pham Phuong
  • Que Nguyen Thi


This descriptive study investigates difficulties in translation of English financial terms among 53 graduate students of International Finance at Foreign Trade University and 33 senior ones of Interpreter and Translator Training Division at Faculty of English Teacher Education, University of Languages and International Studies, Vietnam National University. Specifically, the study figures out the syntactic and semantic features of the terms which are expected to help novice translators and students of finance understand the meanings more thoroughly. More importantly, difficulties in translating English idiomatic financial terms and solutions to tackle these problems are also presented as the basis for practical implications for translation and pedagogy.Key words: difficulties, solutions, translation, idiomaticity, English idiomatic financial terms