First of all, I would like to extend my sincere gratitude to mysupervisor, Zhang Hong, for her instructive advice and usefulsuggestions on my thesis. I am deeply grateful of her help in thecompletion of this thesis.
High tribute shall be paid to Ms. Geng Li, whose profound knowledgeof English triggers my love for this beautiful language and whoseearnest attitude tells me how to learn English.
I am also deeply indebted to all the other tutors and teachers inTranslation Studies for their direct and indirect help to me.
Special thanks should go to my friends who he put considerabletime and effort into their comments on the draft.
Finally, I am indebted to my parents for their continuous supportand encouragement.
I would like to express my gratitude to all those who helped meduring the writing of this thesis.
My deepest gratitude goes first and foremost to Professor ZhouYanxia, my supervisor, for his constant en couragement and guidance. He has walked me through all the stagesof the writing of this thesis. Without his consistent andilluminating instruction, this thesis could not he reached itspresent form.
Second, I would like to express my heartfelt gratitude to ProfessorWang Jinsheng, who led me into the world of translation. I am alsogreatly indebted to the professors and teachers at the Departmentof English: Ms. Wu Qing, Feng Shaozhong and Han Xiaoya, who heinstructed and helped me a lot in the past two years.
Last my thanks would go to my beloved family for their lovingconsiderations and great confidence in me all through these years.I also owe my sincere gratitude to my friends and my fellowclassmates who ge me their help and time in listening to me andhelping me work out my problems during the difficult course of thethesis.
I would like to express my gratitude to all those who helped meduring the writing of this thesis. I gratefully acknowledge thehelp of my supervisor, Ms. Sun Yanlan, who has offered me valuablesuggestions in the academic studies. In the preparation of thethesis， she has spent much time reading through each draft andprovided me with inspiring advice. Without her patient instruction,insightful criticism and expert guidance, the completion of thisthesis would not he been possible.
I also owe a special debt of gratitude to all the professors inForeign Languages Institute, from whose devoted teaching andenlightening lectures I he benefited a lot and academicallyprepared for the thesis.
I should finally like to express my gratitude to my beloved parentswho he always been helping me out of difficulties and supportingwithout a word of complaint.
I would like to express my gratitude to all those who he helpedme during the writing of this thesis. I gratefully acknowledge thehelp of my supervisor Professor Zhu Jimei. I do appreciate herpatience, encouragement, and professional instructions during mythesis writing. Also, I would like to thank Miss Wen Pingzhen andMiss Li Wenying, who kindly ge me a hand when I was making thequestionnaire among the college English learners.
Last but not the least, my gratitude also extends to my family whohe been assisting, supporting and caring for me all of mylife.
I am greatly indebted to my supervisor, Professor Wang Shuting, forhis valuable instructions and suggestions on my thesis as well ashis careful reading of the manuscript.
I feel grateful to all the teachers in the College of ForeignLanguages of China University of Petroleum who once offered mevaluable courses and advice during my study. My sincere thanks arealso given to Pro. Dai Ruiliang and Pro. Sun Chengrong. from whoselectures I benefited greatly.
Last but not least, I owe much to my friends and classmates fortheir valuable suggestions and critiques which are of help andimportance in making the thesis a reality.
Grateful acknowledgement is made to my supervisor Mr. Chen Fang whoge me considerable help by means of suggestion, comments andcriticism. His encouragement and unwering support has sustainedme through frustration and depression. Without his pushing meahead, the completion of this thesis would be impossible. Inaddition, I deeply appreciate the contribution to this thesis madein various ways by my friends and classmates.