International Journal of Language and Linguistics

Volume 11, Issue 2, March 2023

  • Literary Resonances in Clara Nunes´ Song - Macunaima, Rhapsody, Mario De Andrade

    Beatriz Helena Ramos Amaral

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 2, March 2023
    Pages: 35-40
    Received: Oct. 30, 2022
    Accepted: Dec. 28, 2022
    Published: Mar. 31, 2023
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    Abstract: The article aims to check the intersection of the musical, verbal, visual and body languages which are present in the art of Brazilian interpreter, research and composer Cara Nunes (1942-1983), focusing works recorded by her over the 70s, when the interpreter dedicates herself completely to the authentic Brazilian music, the folklore, affirmation o... Show More
  • Definite and Indefinite Article Misuse Among Saudi Students Learning English as a Second Language

    Haytham Bakri

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 2, March 2023
    Pages: 41-48
    Received: Mar. 05, 2023
    Accepted: Mar. 22, 2023
    Published: Mar. 31, 2023
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    Abstract: This study was designed to observe and demonstrate common errors with regard to definite and indefinite English articles made by language learners. An in-depth quantitative analysis was then conducted to discover the causes behind the errors, and recommendation for improvement was suggested. For the purpose of the study, thirty (30) Saudi ESL stude... Show More
  • Use of Authorial Stance Markers in Different Rhetorical Moves of Dissertation Abstract by International Students in China: A Corpus-Based Comparative Study

    Siying Hu

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 2, March 2023
    Pages: 49-57
    Received: Mar. 03, 2023
    Accepted: Mar. 28, 2023
    Published: Apr. 11, 2023
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    Abstract: The abstract is a critical component of an academic genre as it enables readers with an overview of the contents. Based on two self-constructed corpora, this study examined the use of rhetorical move structure and stance markers in dissertation abstracts by international students in China and native Chinese speakers through a comparative analysis. ... Show More
  • Interactional Functions of Self-Identification in Initial Interactions

    Li Wenli, Han Geling

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 2, March 2023
    Pages: 58-62
    Received: Mar. 02, 2023
    Accepted: Mar. 23, 2023
    Published: Apr. 11, 2023
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    Abstract: One of the most basic interpersonal events is meeting someone for the first time. Research has shown that the interactive practices of getting acquainted in initial interactions play a crucial role in the construction of interpersonal relationships. This study focuses on how conversational openings particular self-identification sequences are const... Show More