International Journal of Language and Linguistics

Volume 11, Issue 3, May 2023

  • The Research of Foreign Language Signs in Beijing Road from the Perspective of Spolsky’s Language Policy Theory

    Ruan Yunqi

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 3, May 2023
    Pages: 63-70
    Received: Apr. 10, 2023
    Accepted: Apr. 24, 2023
    Published: May 10, 2023
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    Abstract: Foreign language signs are used in providing message towards foreigners, including information, indication, warning, etc. While traveling in foreign countries, those correct signs play a crucial role in showing direction, introducing spots and keeping people away from danger and so on. However, the Beijing Road Cultural Tourism Zone, which receives... Show More
  • System of Semantic Universals in the Sound Space Lexicon

    Yuliia Yusyp-Yakymovych, Oksana Shovak

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 3, May 2023
    Pages: 71-77
    Received: Feb. 02, 2023
    Accepted: May 08, 2023
    Published: May 17, 2023
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    Abstract: One of the central problems of typological linguistics is the identification and study of common features inherent in all or most languages. All natural languages have common and distinctive regularities. The common patterns established as a result of the intersection of linguistic features in different languages by means of the comparative method ... Show More
  • Multimodal Refusal and Response to Refusal of Chinese-Speaking Children: A Comparative Case Study

    Rongbin Wang, Mengyao Zhao, Yunqing Qiao, Yaoqin Xue

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 3, May 2023
    Pages: 78-86
    Received: Apr. 25, 2023
    Accepted: May 09, 2023
    Published: May 17, 2023
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    Abstract: As a complex and dynamic phenomenon, multimodal discourse has gained increasing attention in various fields. One common type of multimodal act among children is multimodal refusal, which involves a communicative act of rejecting an offer, request, or invitation using multimodal semiotic resources such as verbal languages, gestures and body movement... Show More
  • A Narrative Review of Studies on the Syntax-Lexical Semantics Interface: With Special Reference to the Chinese Language

    Xiqin Liu, Xintong Lin, Rulin Luo, Zhiruo Gao

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 3, May 2023
    Pages: 87-93
    Received: Apr. 10, 2023
    Accepted: May 08, 2023
    Published: May 22, 2023
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    Abstract: In microlinguistics, the syntax-lexical semantics interface is a key research area that focuses on the interaction between the lexical properties of predicates and the related syntactic structures. This paper provides an overview of the main studies in the area published internationally in the past four decades, categorizing them into three major g... Show More