International Journal of Language and Linguistics

Volume 7, Issue 3, May 2019

  • Pragmatic Features of the English Version of the Peking Gazette Extracts in The Indo-Chinese Gleaner

    Wang Hai, Tan Genggeng

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, May 2019
    Pages: 93-101
    Received: 24 March 2019
    Accepted: 27 April 2019
    Published: 20 May 2019
    Abstract: Robert Morrison and William Milne regularly selected passages from the Peking Gazette and translated them into English in the English quarterly magazine The Indo-Chinese Gleaner (1817-1822) to help foreigners know about Chinese society. Subsequently, foreigners in China began systematic translation of the Peking Gazette so as to understand China’s ... Show More
  • An Analysis of Graduation Resources in Concession Addresses

    Qi Li, Guoqing Li

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, May 2019
    Pages: 102-109
    Received: 26 March 2019
    Accepted: 8 May 2019
    Published: 30 May 2019
    Abstract: The concession address is generally considered as the final swan song of a lost campaign, communicating the defeated presidential nominee’s thankfulness and gratitude to his or her supporters. Transcripts, videos or audios of concession addresses are easily accessible to the public via internet, television or even radio. With its easy accessibility... Show More
  • Exploring the Corresponding Words Among the Subgroupings, Revising Swadesh List, Compared with Chinese

    Ke Luo

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, May 2019
    Pages: 110-118
    Received: 2 March 2019
    Accepted: 29 April 2019
    Published: 31 May 2019
    Abstract: In 1647, the Dutch linguist Marcus Zuerius van Boxhorn noted the similarity among certain Asian and European languages and first theorized that they were derived from a primitive common language which he called Scythian (proto-language). For hundreds of years, many scholars have been studying the cognate of the subgroupings of Indo-European languag... Show More
  • Designing and Evaluating an Educational Innovation, Using K-W-L Strategy for the Trial

    Tran Thi Thanh Dieu

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, May 2019
    Pages: 119-137
    Received: 26 April 2019
    Accepted: 30 May 2019
    Published: 10 June 2019
    Abstract: This is a case study of innovation through action research to introduce the ỉmprovement based on changing from traditional way to a kind of communicative approach to teach reading comprehension in class. With the description of the 5-step innovation, starting with (1) Discovering problem, and analyzing reasons; (2) Choosing A suitable strategy for ... Show More
  • Oral Corrective Feedback and Its Impact on Learners’ Speaking Skills: Tunisian EFL Students as a Case Study

    Ounis Tesnim

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, May 2019
    Pages: 138-149
    Received: 3 April 2019
    Accepted: 11 May 2019
    Published: 12 June 2019
    Abstract: The present research paper tries to discover the effect of teachers’ oral corrective feedback (OCF) on EFL learners’ speaking skills (grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, and fluency). The study relies on the use of an experimental design and direct observations. 20 participants formed the experimental group. All subjects are intermediate foreign la... Show More