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. Chinese students’ attitudes toward African American standard and vernacular English

Mustapha Chmarkh

Volume 9, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2021, Pages 1-13

Abstract
  To the best of our knowledge, this is the first sociolinguistic matched-guise experiment that examined Chinese students’ attitudes toward African American English in both its standard and vernacular variants. This pilot study explored Chinese students’ implicit bias —if any— toward ...  Read More

4. The Structural Interplay between Critical Cultural Awareness, Institutional Identity, Self-Efficacy, Reflective Teaching and Job Performance of EFL Teachers

Hassan Soodmand Afshar; Mahsa Moradifar

Volume 9, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2021, Pages 14-29

Abstract
  The present study explored the relational patterns of critical cultural awareness, institutional identity, self-efficacy, reflective teaching, and job performance of Iranian EFL teachers. To this end, 300 Iranian EFL teachers from different private language institutes were selected based on convenience ...  Read More

5. Intercultural Communication Dialectics in English Language Teaching

Hamza R'boul

Volume 9, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2021, Pages 30-42

Abstract
  Conceptualizations of intercultural communication in English language teaching have largely been constructed on westerncentric and essentialist representations of interculturality. The failure to take into account power imbalances among Anglophone and Southern spaces may perpetuate the inequalities that ...  Read More

6. Teachers’ Curricular Knowledge in Teacher Education Programs: A Case of Iran’s Sociocultural Context

Rafat Bagherzadeh; Zia Tajeddin

Volume 9, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2021, Pages 43-57

Abstract
  Teacher education programs can pursue the aim of helping teachers acquire the knowledge base for effective teaching. However, the representation of curricular knowledge, one of the important dimensions of the teacher knowledge base, varies across educational and sociocultural contexts. As this knowledge ...  Read More

7. Humor and Language Errors in Arabic-English Informative Discourse

Maman Lesmana

Volume 9, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2021, Pages 58-68

Abstract
  In everyday life, there are often errors in foreign language translation, either in spelling or vocabulary or in pragmatic terms. Frequently, these errors are unintentionally amusing. This research discusses humor caused by language errors. The corpus of this study is an informative discourse in Arabic ...  Read More

8. Integrating MALL into the Classroom: The Cultural and ‎Pedagogical Impact of Authentic Podcasts on FFL Learners’ ‎Listening and Speaking Skills

Leili Kassaie; Hamid Reza Shairi; Mahmoud Reza Gashmardi

Volume 9, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2021, Pages 69-85

Abstract
  One way to develop language skills in FFL (French as a foreign language) learners is to surround them with authentic materials. This study aimed at enhancing the listening and speaking skills of Iranian FFL learners through the integration of MALL (Mobile-assisted language learning) in the form of podcasts ...  Read More

9. The Culture and Language of Whistle of Turkish People (Giresun)

Аlina S. Gaynutdinova; Aliya Mutallimova

Volume 9, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2021, Pages 86-93

Abstract
  In connection with the living environment, people have used all kinds of communication. One of the ancient modes of communication is whistling. Many people encoded their messages using this method. However, there are peoples and tribes that have developed this language to the level of communication. ...  Read More

10. Media Literature and Its Impact on People's Culture

Tatyana Anatolievna Spirchagova; Svetlana Evgenevna Nikitina; Maria Nikolaevna Spirchagova

Volume 9, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2021, Pages 94-101

Abstract
  Due to its nature and content, the media is related to almost all different economic, social, cultural, and political dimensions of societies and can be claimed to be one of the influential variables in today's societies. The formation of a country's image in foreign media is a direct reflection of the ...  Read More

11. Phonetic Peculiarities of the English Language in India

Marina Borisovna Grolman; Zubayda Albertovna Biktagirova; Olimjon Habibovich Kasimov

Volume 9, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2021, Pages 102-110

Abstract
  In India, English has the status of an official language along with Hindi. According to linguists, the English spoken in India is different from the one spoken in other countries, with it being an independent version of the English language. While working on the research, the general trends of differences ...  Read More

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

Omid Azadibougar

Volume 2, Issue 2 (Special Issue on Translation, Society & Culture) , Summer and Autumn 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 , Summer and Autumn 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. 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 , Summer and Autumn 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

4. Accommodating the Interactional Dynamics of Conflict Management

Jessica Gasiorek; Howard Giles

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 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

1. Phraseological Synonymy in the Tatar Language

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

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 18 April 2021

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

2. 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

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

3. Language Text Comprehension: Differences Between Different Generations of a Society

Mariia I. Andreeva; Ekaterina V. Martynova; Ol'ga D. Vishnyakova; Marina I. Solnyshkina

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 30 April 2021

Abstract
  The generation gap is the disagreement between one generation and another over beliefs, policies, or values. The difference between the generations is a social reality and must be examined from different angles. In this study, we examined young readers’ comprehension along with the purpose of contributing ...  Read More

4. 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

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

5. The Phenomenon of a Happy Person in the Works of Al-Farabi as ‎a Classic Expression of Poetic Images

Danday Iskakuly; Maxat Kopbossynov; Ulan Yerkinbayev; Saulet Alpysbayeva; Kuanyshbek Kenzhalin

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 11 June 2021

Abstract
  The definition of a person as a unit of the social environment in literature is reflected directly through the development of a model of a person and in lyrics, where a person is presented as an image. All the imagery of literature is based on the aspirations of a person, on their achievement of a stable ...  Read More

6. Proverbs and Other Stable Sayings Show a Foreigner The Traditions and Cultures of The Russian People

Tatyana Gennadevna Bochina; Anastasiia Alexandrovna Korshunova; Sholpan Kuzarovna Zharkynbekova

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 13 June 2021

Abstract
  It is obvious that proverbs have their roots in the cultures of any society. Russian proverbs and sayings show a foreigner the traditions, customs, and way of thinking of the Russian people. In the current study, by monitoring posts on social networks and using passive observations of the speech process ...  Read More

7. Sapioemotionality as a New Attribute in Socio-Cultural Studies

Reza Pishghadam; Shima Ebrahimi; Mir Abdullah Miri; Shaghayegh Shayesteh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 13 July 2021

Abstract
  Given the significance of people’s attitudes in shaping the dominant culture of a society, this study intends to see how people react or are emotionally aroused when they see an intelligent person (i.e., sapioemotionality), and then examine the underlying cultulinguistic reasons for different degrees ...  Read More

8. The Meaning of Structural Literary Compositions as the Basis for the Development of a National Literary Tradition

Nazira Dossanova; Omirkhan Abdimanuly; Almasbek Maulenov; Yerkhan Karbozov; Nursulu Matbek

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 29 July 2021

Abstract
  The construction of a system of national literature is based on an understanding of the meaning of the language form and its adaptation to the area where literary creativity is developing. The relevance of the study is determined by the fact that it is necessary to highlight the directions of the locality ...  Read More

9. Kazakh-Uzbek Literary Relations: History and Specificity of ‎Literary Translation

Zhakyp Mamayev; Sandybai Boranbayev; Kanshaim Karabayeva; Zhazira Issayeva; Gulnar Mamayeva

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 30 July 2021

Abstract
  Literary relations are the result of intercultural communication, which is based on the ancient history of mankind, which marked the beginning of the process of globalization. The article examines the historical foundations of the Kazakh-Uzbek literary relations and the peculiarities of their development. ...  Read More

10. Problems of Multiculturalism in the Works of Russian-Speaking ‎Poets of the Pavlodar Irtysh Land

Yelena Novossyolova; Olga Iost; Alevtina Tsvetkova; Pavel Alekseev

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 31 July 2021

Abstract
  The concept of multiculturalism is used in many fields of human activity – politics, philosophy, cultural studies, sociology, history, as well as literature. As applied to the Russian-language literature of Kazakhstan, the concept of multiculturalism helps to explain how openness to the stranger ...  Read More

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

Mona Tabatabaee-Yazdi; Purya Baghaei

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 06 August 2021

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

12. The Battery Dies Quicker Than a Black Guy: A Thematic Analysis of Political Jokes in the American and Iranian Contexts

Alireza Jalilifar; Seyed Yousef Savaedi; Alexanne Don

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 09 August 2021

Abstract
  As a central component of political discourse and a prolific resource for argument, political humor targets leaders, politicians, or representatives as well as political institutions, groups, actions, and parties. Each of these groups is liable to be a political humor theme. Although previous literature ...  Read More

13. The Conceptual Metaphors Formed by Culture in the Functioning of the Autumn Word in the Works of Russian Poetry

Gulshat Ahmathanovna Hayrutdinova; Xiaoxu Wang; Xinxin Zhang

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 11 August 2021

Abstract
  It is obvious that investigating a text or a poem, regardless of the culture of the period in which the writer or poet lived, is futile. The current study explores the conceptual metaphors formed by culture in the functioning of the autumn word in the works of Russian poetry. The relevance of the work ...  Read More

14. Linguocultural Deviations in Russian Translation of the Novel ‎‎“Twilight” by S. Meyer

Akmaral Tukhtarova; Sabira Issakova; Tilektes Toxanbayeva; Nursaule Aitbayeva; Assiya Albekova

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 12 August 2021

Abstract
  The article examines the main challenges and common mistakes that may occur during the translation of culture-bound vocabulary. The article is aimed to identify the nature and reasons for national and cultural deviations in the Russian translation of the novel “Twilight” by Meyer. Research ...  Read More

15. The Features of the Translation of Monorhemes and Diremes from ‎English into Russian

Nikolay Ivanov; Elena Komissarova; Anatoly Kryukov; Sergey Lysenko

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 17 August 2021

Abstract
  The purpose of this study was to identify the features of the transmission of the semantic structure of speech in English and Russian when translating using the example of monorgem and direme, and also to ensure consistency between them. The following methods were used during the research: analysis and ...  Read More

16. Linguocultural Analysis of the Conceptual Framework “Family” ‎in the Works of Mustai Karim

Khadisa Sultanbaeva; Liliya Abdullina; Guldaniya Gimasheva; Galiya Ganeeva; Gulnur Kaskinova; Gulkay Samirkhanova

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 18 August 2021

Abstract
  The relevance of the study is conditioned by the undeveloped issue of the conceptual framework ‘Ғаилә’ (‘Family’) in the Bashkir language picture of the world on the example of Mustai Karim’s work and the lack of works covering this concept. The purpose of the study ...  Read More

17. Regional Approach in the Content of English Language ‎Instruction at the University Level: A Case of Kazakhstan

Gulzhakhan Tazhitova; Dina Kurmanayeva; Jannat Sagimbayeva; Gulden Tussupova; Natalya Ustelimova

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 19 August 2021

Abstract
  This paper demonstrates the results of the study on the use of region-based materials in EFL classes at university. The empirical research methods made it possible to reveal teachers’ attitudes towards the use of region-based materials. The data were collected from 21 participants through an interview ...  Read More

18. Modern Germanic Languages: The Place of English in the ‎Germanic Language Group

Mariia Akchurina; Irina Balashova; Svetlana Levicheva; Tatiana Tsoy

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 29 August 2021

Abstract
  The similarity between the languages is explained by their origin from the same proto-language. The aim of this study was to analyze the existing linguistics approaches to the classification of Germanic languages, in particular, varieties of the English language, using the genealogical approach that ...  Read More

19. Anuar Alimzhanov’s Aesthetic Position and its Artistic ‎Realization

Bagdagul Zhanibekova; Zhainagul Beisenova

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 03 September 2021

Abstract
  This study investigates the originality of Alimzhanov’s aesthetic position, which is largely determined by the nature of the writer's understanding of the new scientific paradigm developed between the 20th century and the first third of the 21st century. Elements of the aesthetic system of classical ...  Read More

20. Translation of the Culture-Specific Items in Jumabayev’s “Men ‎Jastarğa Senemin” into English and Russian

Aygul Alpysbayeva; Svetlana Ashymkhanova

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 05 September 2021

Abstract
  The article examines the main challenges and common mistakes that may occur during the translation of culture-bound vocabulary. The article is aimed to identify the nature and reasons for national and cultural deviations in the Russian translation of the novel “Twilight” by Meyer. Research ...  Read More

21. Literature and Culture in Rene Girard's Mimetic Theory

Al-Tair Syzdykov

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 05 September 2021

Abstract
  Great novels are always born out of an obsession that has been overcome. This is René Girard’s summary of what he considers the most important project in all the fiction. Scientific novelty of this study is determined by the fact that Girard not only follows his early observation but also ...  Read More

22. Development of Foreign Language Professionally Discursive ‎Competence of Future Diplomats

Agnur Khalel; Altnay Zhaitapova; Fatima Mamedova; Elnara Dulayeva

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 07 September 2021

Abstract
  The topic of discursive foreign language skills is a major problem that needs to be studied in the context of a new educational paradigm. On the basis of analysis, the authors allocated the component of foreign language professionally discursive competence of future diplomats. Based on communicative ...  Read More

23. The Effect of Culturally-Based Conversations on Developing ‎Speaking Skill among Peruvian Upper-Intermediate EFL ‎Learners

Isabel Menacho-Vargas; Ulises Córdova Garcia; Milagritos Leonor Rodríguez Rojas; Emma Margarita Wong-Fajardo; Miguel A. Saavedra-López

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 08 September 2021

Abstract
  This empirical research intended to seek the effects of ‎culturally-based conversations on developing speaking skill ‎among Peruvian upper-intermediate EFL students. To reach ‎this purpose, the OQPT was administered to 158 EFL ‎students to gauge their general proficiency in the English ...  Read More

24. Modelling of Teaching Korean as a Second Foreign Language in ‎Higher Education using CLIL (An Example of Educational ‎Program Disciplines)‎

Irina Larionova; Gulnar Kapysheva; Yelena Chzhan; Svetlana Fedossova; Irina Rovnyakova

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 08 September 2021

Abstract
  The need to address the problem of the sociocultural and national-cultural component in the content is caused by the new goal of teaching a foreign language understood as developing students’ ability of intercultural communication. The problem of creating an image of Korea as a native Korean speaker’s ...  Read More

25. The Comparative Analysis of the English and German Term-‎Formation in the Legislative Documents (Based on the Schengen ‎Border Code)‎

Ihor Bloschchynskyi; Lyubomyr Borakovskyy; Ganna Prihodko; Tetiana Novikova; Nadiia Moroz; Natalia Kalyniuk

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 09 September 2021

Abstract
  In the era of globalization and the rapid development of all the spheres of human life, the analysis of the term-formation methods becomes particularly topical. The functioning of frontier and customs terminology in combination with the terminology of legal acts (in particular in legal documents, agreements, ...  Read More

26. Linguocultural Approach to Audiovisual Translation on the ‎Example of “Game of Thrones”‎

Akmaral Tukhtarova; Sabira Issakova; Zhainagul Kussaiynova; Salima Kenzhemuratova; Assemgul Nassyritdinova

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 17 September 2021

Abstract
  The article examines common issues and difficulties of rendering culture-specific vocabulary in a popular American fantasy television series “Game of Thrones”. In a fantasy genre, translators have to deal with different concepts that might have no equivalents in the target language. The purpose ...  Read More

27. Investigating Instructors’ and Students’ Attitudes towards the Effectiveness of Having Target Cultural Knowledge on Learning English as a Foreign Language

Ronald M. Hernandez; Rafael Garay-Argandoña; Luis Alberto Núñez Lira; Doris Fuster-Guillén; Jessica Paola Palacios Garay; Yolvi Ocaña-Fernandez

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 19 September 2021

Abstract
  Having positive attitudes towards the target culture can affect the teaching/learning process. Considering the importance of having the target cultural knowledge on learning English, the current study inspected the Peruvian instructors’ and students’ attitudes towards the effectiveness of ...  Read More

28. The Formation of a Foreign Language Professionally-Oriented ‎Competence among Students of Technical Specialties in the ‎Chinese Language

Gaukhar Seitova; Klara Kunakova; Tatyana Yakunina

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 20 September 2021

Abstract
  Having positive attitudes towards the target culture can affect the teaching/learning process. Considering the importance of having the target cultural knowledge on learning English, the current study inspected the Peruvian instructors’ and students’ attitudes towards the effectiveness of ...  Read More