International Journal of Society, Culture & Language (IJSCL) is an open-access and fully peer-reviewed journal that publishes original research and review articles on the relationship between society, culture, and language. IJSCL favors articles which have a sound theoretical base with visible practical applications that can be used by specialists in anthropology, sociology, linguistics, education, intercultural studies, and policy making. Authors from all languages and cultures are invited to submit their research and review articles to the IJSCL journal.

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3. Metaphor and Irony on Reviews for ‎Spanish and American Prisons

Rosa María Pacheco Baldó

Volume 10, Issue 1 , March 2022, Pages 1-14

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijscl.2022.539054.2377

Abstract
  This paper discusses nearly eight hundred reviews posted on Google search engine about twenty prisons in Spain and the United States. These countries have cultural values that are inevitably reflected in the language of their speakers. Through a qualitative and then quantitative analysis, some differences ...  Read More

4. Comparing Native and Non-Native English Teachers’ Pedagogical ‎Knowledge in an English as an International Language Context

Masoomeh Estaji; Zahra Jahanshiri

Volume 10, Issue 1 , March 2022, Pages 15-29

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijscl.2021.520938.2058

Abstract
  This study examined the inner, outer, and expanding circle native as well as non-native English teachers’ Pedagogical Knowledge (PK) in an English as an International Language context. The data were collected from 14 native English teachers from the inner circle and 50 non-native teachers from ...  Read More

5. Ukrainian Institutional Political Discourse in a ‎Communicative–Cognitive Aspect

Irina A. Golubovskaya; Daria D. Kharitonova; Natalia V. Rudaya

Volume 10, Issue 1 , March 2022, Pages 30-40

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijscl.2022.543104.2471

Abstract
  This study analyzes the communicative behavior of politicians and the features of the Ukrainian-language political discourse implementation in the political space of Ukraine. This work studied about 8,000 microtexts taken from the political texts of Ukrainian politicians such as Poroshenko, Tymoshenko, ...  Read More

6. Portraying Leader Characters through Speech Acts and Politeness Strategies in Job Interview: A Gender Perspective

Farida Indri Wijayanti; Djatmika Djatmika; Sumarlam Sumarlam; FX. Sawardi

Volume 10, Issue 1 , March 2022, Pages 41-57

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijscl.2022.549337.2549

Abstract
  This study captured the characteristics of a good leader from speech acts and politeness strategies performed by the candidates for the commissioner of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) during the interviews and public tests from a gender perspective. This qualitative research applies a naturalist ...  Read More

7. Examining the Impact of E-Health Literacy on Indian Adults’ ‎Patient Satisfaction: An Investigation of Intervening ‎Communication Processes

Christopher McKinley; Yam Limbu; P. Ganesan

Volume 10, Issue 1 , March 2022, Pages 58-70

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijscl.2022.527739.2149

Abstract
  Among those with chronic health conditions, the effective use of digital health services may foster more productive physician-patient encounters. This study examined the contribution of e-health literacy to patient communication behaviors and patient satisfaction. A cross-sectional survey was administered ...  Read More

8. Persian Translation and Rasch Model-Based Validation of an ‎Intercultural Intelligence Scale

Mona Tabatabaee-Yazdi; Purya Baghaei

Volume 10, Issue 1 , March 2022, Pages 71-82

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijscl.2021.245308

Abstract
  Culture is rooted in every aspect of human life, and more specifically in the simplest and easiest act of language to the degree that every single speech act accounts for performing a cultural act. Thus, this study aimed to validate the Persian translation of the Intercultural Intelligence Scale developed ...  Read More

9. Developing an Online Kazakh-English-Russian Thesaurus of ‎Industry-Specific Terminology

Ainur T. Bayekeyeva; Saule Zh. Tazhibayeva; Aigul A. Shaheen; Zhainagul S. Beisenova; Gulnar Beysenkyzy Mamayeva

Volume 10, Issue 1 , March 2022, Pages 83-98

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijscl.2022.543082.2465

Abstract
  Industry-specific translation is one of the rapidly developing and highly demanded sectors in Kazakhstan. This paper discusses the theoretical and methodological issues of compiling a controlled multilingual vocabulary or thesaurus for the purposes of industry-specific translation. The proposed multilingual ...  Read More

10. The Impact of English Cultural Awareness on Indonesian ‎Advanced EFL Learners’ Grammar Knowledge

Mashudi Mashudi; Agung Nurmansyah; Natalya Ryafikovna Saenko; Asep Nurjamin; Svetlana Rafaelyevna Sharifullina

Volume 10, Issue 1 , March 2022, Pages 99-108

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijscl.2021.246709

Abstract
  The current research examined the impacts of English cultural awareness on Indonesian EFL students’ grammar knowledge. To achieve this objective, 40 advanced participants were chosen according to their performance on the Oxford Quick Placement Test (OQPT). Then, the participants were equally divided ...  Read More

11. A Comparative Analysis of the Cultural Contents and Elements in ‎International and Localized ELT Textbooks

Morteza Hosseinzadeh; Farrokhlagha Heidari; Yazdan Choubsaz

Volume 10, Issue 1 , March 2022, Pages 109-124

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijscl.2021.246790

Abstract
  Considering the significant role of textbooks as culture carriers and the role that culture plays in the process of language learning, this study aimed at the cultural analysis of two widely used textbook series in the Iranian context. To this end, the Touchstone and Iran Language Institute (ILI) series ...  Read More

12. Representation of the “kyz” Gender Concept in the ‎Turkic Linguistics

Gulzhan Shokym; Elmira Burankulova; Kyrmyzy Yessenova; Aigul Sarbassova; Bauyrzhan Bauyrzhan Kyzy; Gulzhan Yerzhanova

Volume 10, Issue 1 , March 2022, Pages 125-134

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijscl.2022.543085.2467

Abstract
  This article considers linguistic means and ways of implementing the kyz concept on materials in the Turkic languages. The lexical units included in the semantic field kyz of the studied languages ​​are analyzed. The article aims to describe the proverbs of the Turkic languages ​​that represent ...  Read More

13. Phraseological Synonymy in the Tatar Language

Firdaus G. Khisamitdinova; Nuermaymayti Nuersyati; Elvira N. Denmukhametova; Kadriya S. Fatkhullova

Volume 10, Issue 1 , March 2022, Pages 135-142

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijscl.2021.243622

Abstract
  Turkic or native Tatar allegorical phrases make up most of the phraseological synonymy. The present article analyzes the phraseological units of the Tatar literary language, lexicalized in dictionaries, and their synonyms used in spoken language. The study discusses the etymology of phraseological units ...  Read More

14. The Comparative Effect of Using Original Short Stories and Local ‎Short Stories as Two Types of Cultural Sources on Indonesian ‎EFL Learners’ Reading Comprehension

Anna Gustina Zainal; Risnawaty Risnawaty; Isyaku Hassan; Rohimah Rt. Bai; Mega Febriani Sya

Volume 10, Issue 1 , March 2022, Pages 143-152

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijscl.2021.247370

Abstract
  This research intended to compare the impacts of using original and local short stories as two types of cultural sources on enhancing Indonesian EFL learners’ reading comprehension. To achieve this goal, 50 intermediate Indonesian participants were chosen by the administration of the Oxford Quick ...  Read More

1. Translation Norms and the Importation of the Novel into Persian

Omid Azadibougar

Volume 2, Issue 2 (Special Issue on Translation, Society and Culture) , September 2014, , Pages 89-102

Abstract
  The exportation of modern novel from European languages to other literatures has long been the object of study and has been, most recently, evoked in discussions of World Literature. The introduction of modern novel into the Persian literary system through translation occurred about the turn of the twentieth ...  Read More

2. Patient-Provider Interaction: A Communication Accommodation Theory Perspective

Sina Farzadnia; Howard Giles

Volume 3, Issue 2 , September 2015, , Pages 17-34

Abstract
  This paper critically reviews studies that have interpretively invoked communication accommodation theory (CAT) for the study of patient-provider interaction. CAT’s sociolinguistic strategies—approximation, interpretability, interpersonal control, discourse management, and emotional expression—are ...  Read More

3. Accommodating the Interactional Dynamics of Conflict Management

Jessica Gasiorek; Howard Giles

Volume 1, Issue 1 , March 2013, , Pages 10-21

Abstract
  In this paper, we discuss the ways that communication accommodation theory (CAT) can be a useful framework for understanding and diagnosing interactional issues in interpersonal and intergroup conflict situations. We argue that the theory’s construct of attuning strategies provides a multidimensional ...  Read More

4. The Effects of Culture and Gender on the Recognition of Emotional Speech: Evidence from Persian Speakers Living in a Collectivist Society

Niloofar Keshtiari; Michael Kuhlmann

Volume 4, Issue 2 , September 2016, , Pages 71-86

Abstract
  This paper reports on a behavioral study that explores the role of culture and gender in the recognition of emotional speech in an under investigated cultural context (a collectivist society: i.e., Iran). Participants were asked to recognize the emotional prosody of a set of validated emotional vocal ...  Read More

1. Descriptive Names of Creating Man in Russian Media Language

Leyla Agdasovna Mardieva Mardieva; Vashunina Irina Vladimirovna

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 22 April 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijscl.2021.243689

Abstract
  The current study attempted to focus on periphrases with the general meaning of a person who created/founded something. Based on the analysis of the Russian printed periodicals (2009-2020), the authors found that this semantic group of periphrases is serial (typical). The studied group of descriptive ...  Read More

2. The Lexico-Semantic Group “Light” in Accordance with the ‎Cultural and Religious Beliefs of the Old Russian Period

Irina Valeryevna Erofeeva; Albert Ilgizovitch Gilyazov; Maria Alexandrovna Pilgun

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 04 May 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijscl.2021.243909

Abstract
  A poem, story, or play, while expressing the inner states of the author, in many cases, reflect the state of culture and society where the poet or writer has lived in and been influenced by. The study of the lexical-semantic groups of vocabulary concerning the diachronic aspect is a promising direction ...  Read More

3. The Effectiveness of Team Assisted Individualization Learning ‎Model Using the Sociodrama Method in Increasing the Concept of ‎Mastery Ability in Islamic Education Learning

Ainal Gani; Siti Zulaikhah

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 16 November 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijscl.2021.247369

Abstract
  The need for concept mastery ability is known to be important in Islamic education. This is because besides understanding these concepts, students should also be able to apply them in life. Hence, this research aims to determine the differences in the results of the concept mastery ability, which are ...  Read More

4. The Linguistic Landscape of Mosques in Indonesia: Materiality ‎and Identity Representation

Kamal Yusuf; Yulia Eka Putrie

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 29 March 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijscl.2022.550006.2570

Abstract
  During its development, mosques in Indonesia have become a potential place with friction and conflict over the struggle for identity and the infiltration of various Islamic ideologies. This article explores the linguistic landscape in connection to the use of architectural materials in community mosques ...  Read More

5. The Effect of COVID-19 on White-Collar Workers: The DPSIR Model and Its Semantic Aspect in Indonesia

Siti Nurbayani; Moh. Dede

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 02 April 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijscl.2022.550921.2592

Abstract
  Initially, white-collar workers would do implement their activities by working from the office (WFO) but later changed to working from home (WFH) during COVID-19. This study aims to analyze the effect of the pandemic on white-collar workers based on the driver-pressure-state-impact-response (DPSIR) model ...  Read More

6. The Role of Cultural Background in the Use of Refusal Strategies ‎by L2 Learners

Rawan Emad Al-Sallal; Madani Othman Ahmed

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 15 April 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijscl.2022.550928.2596

Abstract
  This study intends to investigate the role of culture in the acquisition of pragmatic competence by EFL learners. It investigated the refusal of requests and offers used by Bahraini and Indian learners of English compared to those employed by native speakers of English. It also explored the similarities ...  Read More

7. English Culture and Russian EFL Learners’ Speaking: ‎Effectiveness of Using English Cultural-Oriented Materials on ‎Fluency and Accuracy

Aygul Zufarovna Ibatova; Eka Demurievna Korkiya; Lyudmila N. Shcherbatykh; Mahaсh Vagabov; Elena Viktorovna Salimullina

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 21 April 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijscl.2022.541737.2436

Abstract
  This research investigated the effects of teaching English cultural-oriented materials on enhancing the speaking fluency and accuracy of Russian EFL learners. To do so, 75 Russian intermediate EFL learners were chosen from 99 students at an English language institute, Moscow, Surgut Branch of IUT, Russia. ...  Read More

8. The Effect of Digital Comic Media on East Asian Students’ ‎English Language Learning Outcomes

Zainal Abidin Arief; Endin Mujahidin; Rudi H Hartono

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 28 April 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijscl.2022.551349.2604

Abstract
  The use of learning media at the lecture orientation stage will greatly help the effectiveness of the lecture process and the delivery of messages and lecture materials. In addition to generating student motivation and interest, media can also help students improve understanding, present interesting ...  Read More

9. Active Learning for Omani At-Risk Students through Educational ‎Technology: A Case of Content-Based ‎Language Instruction

Haitham Y. Adarbah; Haniyeh Jajarmi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 07 May 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijscl.2022.550654.2583

Abstract
  In recent decades, content-based instruction (CBI) has been increasingly used worldwide with the aim of developing students’ English language competency, particularly in their area of specialization. However, its implementation has not been without problems, and researchers have been seeking and ...  Read More

10. The Use of Metaphors through Speech Acts in Learning: ‎A Case from Indonesia

Sukirman Sukirman; Firman Firman; Nurul Aswar; Mirnawati Mirnawati; Rusdiansyah Rusdiansyah

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 08 May 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijscl.2022.551893.2613

Abstract
  This study aims to reveal the utilization of the form of metaphorical meaning in learning interactions at IAIN Palopo. This descriptive qualitative research uses data sources in the form of utterances/interactions in learning that produce data in words and phrases containing the meaning of metaphorical ...  Read More

11. Literature Circles Enhancing Cultural Awareness and Language ‎Acquisition for Adult Learners of Arabic

Hayder Al Hamdany; Michelle Picard

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 18 May 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijscl.2022.550377.2578

Abstract
  Language and culture are inextricably linked. Consequently, the teaching of cultural awareness as part of additional language instruction is crucial to increasing language proficiency. This paper examines how literature circles are utilized and actively modelled in the teaching and learning of the Arabic ...  Read More

12. Introducing Metapathy as a Movement beyond Empathy: A Case ‎of Socioeconomic Status

Reza Pishghadam; Taqi Al Abdwani; Mahtab Kolahi Ahari; Saba Hasanzadeh; Shaghayegh Shayesteh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 24 May 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijscl.2022.252360

Abstract
  Drawing on the concepts of apathy, sympathy, and empathy and their correspondence with emotioncy, this paper aimed to present the concept of metapathy, as the next and highest level of concern about others. It also sought to investigate if teachers’ concern for their students depends on the students’ ...  Read More