1. Cultural Communicative Styles: The Case of India and Indonesia

Munmun Gupta; Katharina Sukamto

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 13 April 2020

Abstract
  The present study highlights a number of similarities and differences among cultural communicative styles used in India versus Indonesia. The analysis is based on Hall’s theory (1959, 1966, 1976, 1983) of high-context (HC) and low-context (LC) cultures, and Hofstede’s (2008) cultural dimension ...  Read More

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

Reza Pishghadam; Shima Ebrahimi; Ali Derakhshan

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 05 July 2020

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

4. Representation of Ordinary People in Political Discourse: An ‎Aggregate Critical Discourse Analysis

Hamid Allami; Najmeh Barzegar

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 04 August 2020

Abstract
  This study investigates the representation of ordinary people in the inaugural speeches of two Iranian presidents and their underlying ideologies through the lens of Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA). An aggregate model integrating Fairclough’s three-dimensional (1989), Van Dijk’s socio-cognitive ...  Read More

5. Subtitling in the Iranian Mediascape: Towards a Culture-Specific Typology

Masood Khoshsaligheh; Saeed Ameri; Farzaneh Shokoohmand; Mehdi Mehdizadkhani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 30 August 2020

Abstract
  Given the increasing pace of dissemination of cultural content across global borders, subtitling as a cost-effective solution for rendering audiovisual programs is gaining more popularity, even in societies, which have been traditionally using dubbing as the dominant modality for foreign films and television ...  Read More

6. An Exploration of the Effects of ‘ESOL for Citizenship’ Course on ‎the Sociocultural Integration of Adult Learners ‎into British Society

Christian Nchindia

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 11 September 2020

Abstract
  Much has been written on funding for ESOL, but little is known about how ESOL learners use language as a tool to integrate into British society. This study seeks to understand the extent to which studying 'ESOL for citizenship course' help learners integrate into British society, the difficulties they ...  Read More

7. Language Teachers on Study Abroad: A Discourse Analytic ‎Approach to Teacher Identity

Meike Wernicke

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 13 September 2020

Abstract
  This paper examines how normative assumptions about language teacher identity and cultural belonging can work to construct an intercultural identity that problematizes language ideologies of standardization, monolingualism, and linguistic and cultural purism. The data are drawn from a larger study investigating ...  Read More