Disadvantages Of Machine Translation

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Machine translation (MT) is automated translation. It is the process by which computer software is used to translate a text from one natural language (such as English) to another (such as Arabic) Today most of MT systems are multilingual, they are programmed with more than just two languages. Consequently a MT system can provide a foreign language learner with enough vocabulary whatsoever the language he/she is trying to learn. "Machine translation provides a solution to the challenges of both market cost-efficiency and fast-paced information generation, allowing a higher throughput of translation for a fraction of the price of human translation"YANISHEVSKY(2009) These MT systems are not just helpful in knowing a word 's meaning but also useful in acquiring new vocabulary. Some current MT softwares provide more than just a translation of a word into a target language, they provide the user with words and their synonyms, acronyms andeven pronunciation. So the question arising here is how a learner can make use of current sophisticated MT to develop his /her knowledge of vocabulary especially in the era of technology. A simple learner nowadays in the time of smart phones has the ability to access more than 10 MT easily; therefore making use of a MT software Seems to be a beneficial idea in all cases. The use of some famous MT softwares like Google translation and OLAD can have its positive impact in developing a learner 's vocabulary This paper outlines some techniques a
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