International Journal of Language and Linguistics

Volume 9, Issue 5, September 2021

  • A Study on Conversational Strategies of Chinese Country Doctors with Their Patients from the Perspective of Social Psychological Pragmatics

    Zhongtang Wei

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 5, September 2021
    Pages: 233-246
    Received: Aug. 17, 2021
    Accepted: Sep. 09, 2021
    Published: Sep. 23, 2021
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    Abstract: Conversational strategies are the techniques that help speakers to maintain conversations going smoothly and to achieve the communicative goals. Via adopting the method of fieldwork and empirical research to collect authentic country doctor-patient conversations and making qualitative analysis with basic quantitative analysis as supplement, this st... Show More
  • Political Turmoil Influencing Bilingual Education in the 1980s

    Betty Alicia Cárdenas

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 5, September 2021
    Pages: 247-257
    Received: Jun. 05, 2021
    Accepted: Jun. 23, 2021
    Published: Sep. 27, 2021
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    Abstract: It is not uncommon to meet young Latinx adults who were raised in Spanish-speaking households but who received all-English elementary instruction, which deprived them from further developing their Spanish language proficiency. A large part of this population is a product of our educational system from the 1990s. This archival research delves into t... Show More
  • Effect of Talk on English as a Foreign Language Writing Development and Language Learner Identity: A Study of Chinese College Students

    Xuexing Li, Hongquan Yang, Han Yan

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 5, September 2021
    Pages: 258-268
    Received: Sep. 14, 2021
    Accepted: Sep. 30, 2021
    Published: Oct. 12, 2021
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    Abstract: Writing is regarded as a huge challenge for students who study English as a foreign language (EFL). Confronted with the poor writing performance of Chinese students, researchers have been exploring the effective approaches to teaching EFL writing. "Talk for writing" is a widely studied field in countries such as the UK and New Zealand. However, rel... Show More
  • A Study on the English Translation and Introduction of YU Hua's Novels from the Perspective of Medio-Translatology

    Tang Yuan

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 5, September 2021
    Pages: 269-274
    Received: Oct. 11, 2021
    Accepted: Oct. 27, 2021
    Published: Oct. 30, 2021
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    Abstract: In the past 20 years, Yu Hua's novels have been systematically translated and introduced to English-speaking countries by Random House, and Yu Hua has also moved from Jiaxing to the world, becoming one of the successful writers in contemporary China. Understanding and analyzing the spread of the English translations of his novels in the English-spe... Show More