International Journal of Language and Linguistics

Volume 1, Issue 1, May 2013

  • Rule-Based Sentence Detection Method (RBSDM) for Turkish

    Özlem AKTAŞ, Yalçın ÇEBİ

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 1, May 2013
    Pages: 1-6
    Received: Mar. 20, 2013
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    Published: May 02, 2013
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    Abstract: The first process of generating a corpus, which is a representative of the language, is the determination of sen-tences, which is very complicated and hard to solve, but an important part of the corpus generation. Different approaches have been tried to find out sentence boundaries in some languages. In Turkish, the most known ways of determining s... Show More
  • Differing Semantic Elements as Agents of Change in Malay -English Translation

    Kais Amir Kadhim

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 1, May 2013
    Pages: 7-15
    Received: Mar. 07, 2013
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    Published: May 02, 2013
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    Abstract: The aim of this paper is to investigate the translation of Bahasa Malaysia headlines into English semantically. The objectives of this study are : (i) to identify the procedure / strategies used in the translation of BM headlines into Eng-lish. (ii) to find out if the message of the Source Language (SL) is retained in the Target Language (TL).Tow... Show More
  • Motivation Toward English Language Learning of Students in Secondary and High Schools in Education Service Area Office 4, Saraburi Province, Thailand

    Nakhon Kitjaroonchai

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 1, May 2013
    Pages: 22-33
    Received: Apr. 02, 2013
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    Published: Jun. 10, 2013
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    Abstract: This study aimed to investigate the English language learning motivation level of secondary and high schools students in Saraburi Province, and significant differences between the learning motivation of students with high academic achievement and that of other learners. A modified 20-item motivational survey adapted from Gardner’s (1985) Attitude/M... Show More
  • Color Semantics: Linguistic-Cultural Aspect

    Shara Mazhitayeva, Zhanar Kaskatayeva

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 1, May 2013
    Pages: 34-37
    Received: May 26, 2013
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    Published: Jun. 10, 2013
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    Abstract: The color is of great importance in the life of modern man. The basic condition of communication considered background knowledge, i.e. knowledge of the realities and cultures who mutually enjoyed talking and listening. A comparative study of ways to describe colors in different languages is one of the traditional topics of Linguistics. This article... Show More