TRANSLATION DISCOURSE DEIXIS OF SOME ENGLISH TEXTBOOKS (STUDY CASE: THE ENGLISH FIFTH SEMESTER STUDENTS UNIVERSITY OF BINA SARANA INFORMATIKA)
The Objectives of this research are to know how the English fifth-semester students translate discourse deixis, what strategy they use in translating discourse deixis, and what difficulties they face in translating discourse deixis. This research uses qualitative approach by content analysis. The writer investigates the ST and TT. The ST text is taken from English Textbook of Bright for Junior High School student grade VII and VIII, while the TT is taken from the translation results of discourse deixis by the English fifth semester students. The results show firstly, most of the students are able to translate discourse deixis correctly. Secondly, the strategies that they use in translating discourse deixis are modulation 42.3%%, literal translation 19.2%, transposition 25%, and reduction of 13.5%. It means the most used strategy is modulation. Thirdly the difficulties in translating discourse deixis faced by the students are they feel confused to find the suitable meaning in TT, they are not confident in choosing the suitable meaning of discourse deixis because it has different situation and context. In the end, they do the reduction of discourse deixis.
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