International Journal of Language and Linguistics

Volume 12, Issue 3, June 2024

  • Research Article

    A Contrastive Analysis of the Morphological and Syntactic Aspects of Urhobo and Ijaw Languages

    Blessing Ugochi Uwasomba*, Andrew Okiemute

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 3, June 2024
    Pages: 104-110
    Received: 5 December 2023
    Accepted: 21 December 2023
    Published: 10 May 2024
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    Abstract: The study undertakes a contrastive analysis of the morphological and syntactic aspects of Urhobo language and the Izon language, which are two indigenous languages spoken in the Niger Delta area in Nigeria. Contrastive analysis is used as the theory of preference to explore these languages, to show their similarity and points of divergence. The fin... Show More
  • Research Article

    A Study of Appraisal System and Its Texture/Textuality Mechanisms

    Mingyue Sun*

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 3, June 2024
    Pages: 111-120
    Received: 19 April 2024
    Accepted: 8 May 2024
    Published: 24 May 2024
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijll.20241203.12
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    Abstract: Language, as a social symbol, functions to express world experiences, construct social role relationships, and choose words and sentences to organize discourse. The interaction between language meta-functions is a problem deserved studying. From the perspective of textual meta-function, this paper tries to discuss the mechanisms of organizing Appra... Show More