1. 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

2. 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

3. 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

4. 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

5. 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

6. 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

7. 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

8. The Role of Culture in The Personal and Social Determinants of ‎Social Well-Being of Russians: ‎Examining the Words Culture and Welfare

Aida Nailevna Nurutdinova; Anastasiya Aleksandrovna Rus; Vera Nikolaevna Argunova

Volume 8, 3 (Special Issue on Russian Culture and Language) , Summer and Autumn 2020, , Pages 72-79

Abstract
  Welfare is a social category and is rooted in the cultural and social structures of society. Therefore, the improvement of welfare policies requires knowledge of these structures and cultural and social conditions. It should be noted that the culture in the cultural discourse of welfare is no longer ...  Read More

9. Cultuling Analysis: A New Methodology for Discovering Cultural Memes

Reza Pishghadam; Shima Ebrahimi; Ali Derakhshan

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2020, , Pages 17-34

Abstract
  The close relationship between language and culture has been highlighted by scholars in sociology, sociolinguistics, ethnography of communication, psychology, and linguistics. They postulate that language is a tool to instantiate cultural concepts and delineate how individuals perceive the world. Regarding ...  Read More

10. Circularity in Searle’s Social Ontology: With a Hegelian Reply

Jose Fernandez

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2020, , Pages 16-24

Abstract
  John Searle’s theory of social ontology posits that there are indispensable normative components in the linguistic apparatuses termed status functions, collective intentionality, and collective recognition, all of which, he argues, make the social world. In this paper, I argue that these building ...  Read More

11. The Language and Culture of a Dream: A Case Study

Rajabali Askarzadeh Torghabeh

Volume 7, 2 (Special Issue on Iranians Views of Cultural Issues) , Summer and Autumn 2019, , Pages 69-79

Abstract
  This study has analyzed the culture and language of the American Dream in Blue Surge. It shows the effects of the formula of success and the competition presented by this dream; and, how it produces neurotic individuals trying to cope with the competitive society by means of neurotic strategies. This ...  Read More

12. Attitude of Muslim Students towards English Idioms and Proverbs

Mohammad Hossein Keshavarz; Majed Amro

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2019, , Pages 40-51

Abstract
  This study aimed at investigating the attitude of Muslim students towards the use of certain English idioms and proverbs. Thirty Muslim students were asked to express their reactions and feelings towards two categories of English idioms and proverbs: the first category included idioms and proverbs containing ...  Read More

13. Who has the “Right” to Use the N-Word? A Survey of Attitudes about the Acceptability of Using the N-Word and its Derivatives

Wyman King; Richard Emanuel; Xavier Brown; Niroby Dingle; Vertis Lucas; Anissa Perkins; Ayzia Turner; Destinee Whittington; Qwa'dryna Witherspoon

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2018, , Pages 47-58

Abstract
  The N-word is the ultimate insult that has tormented generations of African-Americans. Yet over time, N-word derivatives have become popular terms of endearment by the descendants of the very people who once had to endure the N-word. Therein lies the root of an ongoing argument in society today: Who ...  Read More

14. Cultural Frame and Translation of Pronominal Adverbs in Legal English

Qianqian Geng

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2018, , Pages 113-124

Abstract
  This paper explores the relationship between cultural knowledge and the specific meaning of a pronominal adverb in legal English where Chinese translators need to get the correct translation in their venture into translating the language of law. On the one hand, relying on the relevant legal cultural ...  Read More