International Journal of Language and Linguistics

Volume 7, Issue 4, July 2019

  • A Case Study of Transitivity Analysis of Trump’s Winning Speech Based on Systematic Functional Grammar

    Li Jing, Li Fengjie

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, July 2019
    Pages: 150-157
    Received: Apr. 02, 2019
    Accepted: May 23, 2019
    Published: Jul. 02, 2019
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    Abstract: The systematic functional grammar proposed by Halliday has profound influence on the linguistic theory research in the second half of the 20th century. Halliday believes language has three meta-functions: ideational function, interpersonal function and textual function. The ideational function is to convey new information, to communicate a content ... Show More
  • A Brief Description on Impersonal Constructions in Uyghur

    Muzappar Abdurusul

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, July 2019
    Pages: 158-165
    Received: Jun. 13, 2019
    Accepted: Jul. 08, 2019
    Published: Jul. 17, 2019
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    Abstract: Impersonal constructions have been a regular topic of investigation in various languages which belong to different language families across the world. Discussions over Impersonal constructions would constitute main contribution to the theoretical study. Although impersonal constructions are the main characteristics of Uyghur, but it’s been hardly n... Show More
  • Measuring Breadth and Depth of Vocabulary Knowledge of Chinese EFL Learners at Different Learning Stages

    Liu Juan, Li Xiang

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, July 2019
    Pages: 166-171
    Received: May 23, 2019
    Accepted: Jun. 29, 2019
    Published: Jul. 22, 2019
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    Abstract: An updated Vocabulary Levels Test and an updated Word Associates Test are conducted to measure the breadth and depth of vocabulary Knowledge of Chinese EFL learners from junior middle school to senior middle school to college respectively in this research. The ANOVA analyses of the test results show that Chinese learners’ breadth knowledge at any l... Show More
  • Vietnamese EFL Teachers’ Classroom Assessment Practice at the Implementation of the Pilot Primary Curriculum

    Pham Thi Nguyen Ai, Nguyen Vu Quynh Nhu, Nguyen Ho Hoang Thuy

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, July 2019
    Pages: 172-177
    Received: May 07, 2019
    Accepted: Jun. 27, 2019
    Published: Jul. 23, 2019
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    Abstract: With the launch of the National Foreign Language 2020 Project, the Vietnamese Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) has introduced a pilot English curriculum for the primary educational level, which aims to help primary school pupils achieve level A1 in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). The implementation of the n... Show More
  • A Corpus Analysis of ‘Death’ and ‘Life’ Metaphorical Expressions Based on Forough Farrokhzad’s Persian Poetry Book

    Mohammad Aliakbari, Yousef Karami

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, July 2019
    Pages: 178-181
    Received: Jun. 11, 2019
    Accepted: Jul. 10, 2019
    Published: Jul. 23, 2019
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    Abstract: Many inquiries of cognitive linguistics represented that conceptual metaphors have played a substantial role in the conceptual system of human. Metaphors are frequently grounded in culture and can thus answer as a beneficent source for the consideration of cultural ideas alluded in language. The present study attended the distribution of death and ... Show More