International Journal of Language and Linguistics

Volume 10, Issue 1, January 2022

  • An Analysis of Person Deixis in E-commerce Live-streaming Advertising

    Hongya Fan, Haoyang Li

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, January 2022
    Pages: 1-4
    Received: Nov. 11, 2021
    Accepted: Jan. 05, 2022
    Published: Jan. 12, 2022
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    Abstract: Deixis is a significant component of pragmatic study and one of its types is person deixis which plays a crucial role in people’s communication. Person deixis is the reference of a person. Flexible use of person deixis can facilitate interpersonal relationships so as to achieve the goal of communication. Live-streaming advertisers’ discursive pract... Show More
  • The Influence of Computer-Based Reading Assessment on Chinese EFL Learners’ Use of Reading Strategies and Their Reading Performance

    Yangyang Yu

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, January 2022
    Pages: 5-15
    Received: Dec. 14, 2021
    Accepted: Dec. 25, 2021
    Published: Jan. 12, 2022
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    Abstract: Computer-based assessment has been increasingly adopted in second language testing with the development of computer technology. Previous studies have been devoted to comparing computer-based assessment with paper-based assessment in terms of test results, but little is known about how the test process may be changed by the new format. With a focus ... Show More
  • An Investigation into the Textual Meaning in Academic IELTS Sample Essays

    Nguyen Thi Trung, Nguyen Thi Quynh Hoa

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, January 2022
    Pages: 16-26
    Received: Dec. 16, 2021
    Accepted: Jan. 05, 2022
    Published: Jan. 12, 2022
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    Abstract: The textual meaning, which is embodied in the structure of a clause as a message, is one of three types of meaning that all natural languages possess. Textual meaning relates to the construction of text, the organization of ideas in a coherent text. The research is intended to identify the textual meaning manifested in Academic IELTS sample essays ... Show More
  • Analysis of Reporting Verbs in Poverty Alleviation Reports in Chinese Mainstream Media--Based on China Daily

    Sun Yue

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, January 2022
    Pages: 27-33
    Received: Jan. 03, 2022
    Accepted: Jan. 17, 2022
    Published: Jan. 24, 2022
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    Abstract: China Daily is a mainstream English-language media in China and The 13th Five-Year Plan period is the key period for China to eliminate poverty. In this period, there are many poverty alleviation related reports. This paper took the poverty alleviation news reports in China Daily during this period as the research object and build corpus with them.... Show More
  • A Diachronic Study of the Phenomena of Degree Adverbs Modifying Nouns in Southeast Asia Huayu

    Lu Yueli

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, January 2022
    Pages: 34-39
    Received: Jan. 06, 2022
    Accepted: Jan. 17, 2022
    Published: Jan. 28, 2022
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    Abstract: China has a long history of overseas migration, and Southeast Asia has been the traditional main destination of our overseas migration because of its geographical advantage. In the context of the global spread of the Huayu, it is of great significance to explore the evolutionary process of Huayu development in Southeast Asia as a relay station for ... Show More
  • Learners’ Beliefs and Use of Chavacano as Medium of Instruction

    Analyn Deliquiña Saavedra, Fhadzralyn Aidil Karanain

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, January 2022
    Pages: 40-46
    Received: Jan. 04, 2022
    Accepted: Jan. 22, 2022
    Published: Feb. 05, 2022
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    Abstract: Philippines has been known to be an ethnically diverse country where people speak 181 different major and minor languages. Despite being a multilingual country, the Department of Education (DepEd) through the Republic Act 10533, implemented the Mother Tongue Based, Multilingual Education (MTB-MLE) in the primary level of the basic education. In the... Show More
  • A Study on the Conceptual Metaphor of News Reports on COVID-19 in Mainstream English Media in China — A Case Study of China Daily

    Zhenyuan Yan

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, January 2022
    Pages: 47-52
    Received: Jan. 15, 2022
    Accepted: Jan. 27, 2022
    Published: Feb. 09, 2022
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    Abstract: Traditional metaphor regards metaphor as a rhetorical device, and believes that metaphor is merely an embellishment or decoration in the form of language, and its main metaphorical function is to beautify the language, and to enhance the effect of language expression. Conceptual Metaphor Theory, put forward by the famous linguist Lakoff in 1980, en... Show More
  • Alternation of Lenis and Fortis Consonants in Ẹ̀dó and Ésàn as Indicators of a Dynamic Sound Change in Ẹdo

    Ọmọzuwa Victor Ẹdosa, Ikhinmwi Gladys Amẹzẹ

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, January 2022
    Pages: 53-58
    Received: Feb. 04, 2022
    Accepted: Feb. 22, 2022
    Published: Feb. 28, 2022
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    Abstract: Ẹdo and Esan belong to the group of genetically related languages referred to as the Ẹdoid group of languages, which in turn belongs, along with other Nigerian languages such as Yoruba, Igbo, Nupe, Idoma, and Izọn, to the Kwa branch of the Niger-Congo language family. The similarities between the speech forms of Ẹdo and Esan compared to the other Ẹ... Show More