International Journal of Language and Linguistics

Volume 5, Issue 5, September 2017

  • The Derivation of Vocative Exclamatives with the Particle ʔaya in Gulf Arabic

    Ghada Alkuwaihes

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 5, September 2017
    Pages: 121-126
    Received: Jul. 10, 2017
    Accepted: Jul. 17, 2017
    Published: Aug. 02, 2017
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    Abstract: Research into vocative exclamatives (VocEs) is based on the traditional grammar of Standard Arabic (SA) which considers the structure of VocEs to be like that of vocatives due to the use of the vocative particle yā. The problem with this traditional view lies in the fact that it only accounts for VocEs in terms of their similarity to vocatives, and... Show More
  • An Ethnography of Communication: Viva Voce in a Ghanaian University

    Isaac Afful

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 5, September 2017
    Pages: 127-134
    Received: Jan. 27, 2017
    Accepted: May 27, 2017
    Published: Aug. 02, 2017
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    Abstract: Over the last few decades, researchers have shown much interest in written academic genres to the detriment of spoken academic genres, though spoken genres such as viva voces are quintessential to postgraduate studies and form part of the enculturation process of novice academics. Using the ethnography of communication approach as proposed by Dell ... Show More
  • Verbal Communication Behaviors: How Male and Female University Students Interact in Gendered Talks

    Kenneth G. Opina

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 5, September 2017
    Pages: 135-142
    Received: Jul. 04, 2017
    Accepted: Jul. 18, 2017
    Published: Aug. 16, 2017
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    Abstract: With the existence of language and gender studies emphasizing the male and female dichotomy in interactional strategies, this study aimed to investigate the verbal communication behaviors of language classroom mixed-gender and same-gender group conversations involving the same interlocutors. The transcribed data obtained from the three fifteen-minu... Show More
  • Reading Profiles in Indonesian Context: Concurrent Protocol Analysis

    Abidin Pammu

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 5, September 2017
    Pages: 143-150
    Received: Oct. 25, 2016
    Accepted: Aug. 09, 2017
    Published: Sep. 07, 2017
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    Abstract: Verbal protocols have been used to construct proposition about cognitive process in language learning and reading process. Despite extensive development of cognitive –based research in reading strategies, revelations of cognitive process as well as its relation to proficiency are still inconclusive and more studies are still needed to venture into ... Show More
  • Strategy Planning in Simultaneous Interpreting -- with Beijing Historical and Cultural Speeches as Examples

    Hairuo Wang

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 5, September 2017
    Pages: 151-160
    Received: Aug. 05, 2017
    Accepted: Aug. 30, 2017
    Published: Sep. 28, 2017
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    Abstract: Simultaneous interpreting contains various different layers of strategy plan at any given point of time for the practitioner. And history and culture speeches, such as the ones in China in general and in Beijing in particular, may be rather unique from the perspective of language, and may not have much “equivalence” in other cultures. It is therefo... Show More