International Journal of Language and Linguistics

Volume 6, Issue 2, March 2018

  • An Investigation into Chafe’s Six Semantic Configurations Through the Poem “Echo” by Christina Rossetti

    Luu Quy Khuong, Tran Tin Nghi

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, March 2018
    Pages: 31-35
    Received: Feb. 19, 2018
    Accepted: Mar. 05, 2018
    Published: Mar. 23, 2018
    Abstract: Chafe (1970) first introduces the theory of the linguistic structures as the generative-transformation type and illustrated these structures basing on the ‘verbs’ of all sentences. In his theory, the verb plays an important role in determining the organizations of all sentences. In his book, Meaning and the structure of language, Chafe defines ‘fou... Show More
  • The Strategies to Develop Bilingual Ability for Vietnamese

    Tran Thi Thanh Dieu

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, March 2018
    Pages: 36-50
    Received: Feb. 11, 2018
    Accepted: Mar. 26, 2018
    Published: Mar. 30, 2018
    Abstract: The hypothesis is that non-native language speakers (e.g., Vietnamese who study English) face lots of difficulties due to the differences in linguistic features and negative transference. Therefore, no one can deny that it is not easy to study a language and more difficult to study a second language or a foreign language now that every language in ... Show More