Systems of Belief and Internal Social Values: Game Theory and Strategic Thinking in Jane Austen's Sanditon (1817)

Raazia Sajid Taqi; Sara Khazai; Rajabali Askarzadeh Torghabeh; Kaveh Azodi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 August 2022

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijscl.2022.537830.2347

Abstract
  The present research applies game theory to Austen’s Sanditon (Austen, 1817b) by analyzing the novel’s characters in the light of games, choices, and rational thinking. The application of game theory is especially relevant, considering Austen’s particular focus on interactions and choices ...  Read More

Lingering Traditional Gender Roles in Contemporary Popular ‎Culture: A Multimodal Study of Manny Rodriguez’s ‎The Fluffy Movie (2014)‎

Neda Daliri Beirak Olia; Mahmoud Reza Ghorban Sabbagh

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

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijscl.2022.544475.2488

Abstract
  This article aims to highlight the ongoing presence of gender-role clichés in popular entertainment by analyzing The Fluffy Movie (2014). This case study attempts to show how mediated forms of humor are important indicators of discourse and culture. To that end, the study focuses on three instances ...  Read More

The Impact of Emerging Data Sources and Social Media on Decision Making: A Culturally Responsive Framework

Haitham Y. Adarbah; Ali Al Badi; Jawad Golzar

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 September 2022

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijscl.2022.555909.2666

Abstract
  Emerging data sources are gaining popularity because of their accessibility, pervasiveness, and enormous potential. Blogs, images, Twitter, Foursquare (location sharing), and Flickr (photography) are significant sources of information regarding human activities. There are several elements that influence ...  Read More

Iranian University Students’ Attitudes toward the US Government ‎and the English Language in the Trump Era

Mohammad Reza Ghorbani; Gholam Hassan Khajavy

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 03 September 2022

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijscl.2022.548713.2539

Abstract
  The purpose of the present study was to examine Iranian university students’ attitudes toward the US government and the English language in the Trump era. For this purpose, 359 Iranian university students who were taking general English courses took part in the study and completed two questionnaires ...  Read More

An Interplay of Communities of Practice and Multiliteracies Framework: A Case Study of the Uses and Practices of English Literacy in Oman

Syerina Syahrin; Ali Algryani; Julius Irudayasamy

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 04 September 2022

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijscl.2022.560063.2730

Abstract
  This paper reports the uses and practices of literacy in English among a group of students in the Dhofar Governorate, Sultanate of Oman. Data was gathered from two undergraduate students. The findings of the study suggest that the students experienced rich and varied use of English outside of school ...  Read More

Proposing Versus Arguing: Probing Boosters’ Functions in ‎Presidential Debate Genre

Monika Widyastuti Surtikanti; Djatmika Djatmika; Riyadi Santosa; Diah Kristina

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 20 September 2022

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijscl.2022.561658.2753

Abstract
  Studies on presidential debates provide evidence that the use of boosters helps to convey strong emphasis on candidates’ ideology. This persuasive strategy is best portrayed through the schematic structure of presidential debates. Therefore, this study aims to scrutinize the boosters’ functions ...  Read More

Language is a Symbol System that carries Culture

Zhanna Tektigul; Ainura Bayadilova-Altybayev; Saule Sadykova; Saltanat Iskindirova; Ainur Kushkimbayeva; Dilara Zhumagul

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 19 October 2022

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijscl.2022.562756.2781

Abstract
  This article considers the fact that culture, as a person’s activity and as a set of spiritual and material values, norms, ideals, and behavioral patterns, is involved in the multifaceted process of structuring the social space and building society. The purpose of this research article is to review ...  Read More

National Features of Family Discourse: A Comparison of Kazakh, ‎Russian, and English Languages

Kulzat Kanievna Sadirova; Guldana Nauryzbaikyzy

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 05 November 2022

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijscl.2022.563424.2793

Abstract
  A distinctive feature of modern linguistics is considering language as an anthropological phenomenon. The article’s primary goal was to study national peculiarities and similarities of Kazakh, English, and Russian languages in linguistic and cultural vectors by analyzing and studying the family ...  Read More

The Use of Languages in Digital Communication at European ‎Universities in Multilingual Settings

Lluís Català-Oltra; Rodolfo Martínez-Gras; Clemente Penalva-Verdú

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 12 November 2022

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijscl.2022.563470.2794

Abstract
  Within a context of an intense internationalization process, the creation of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA), as well as the proliferation of rhetoric aligned with multilingualism, has, in practice, favored mainly the growth of English in tertiary education to the detriment of other European ...  Read More

Corpus Linguistics Use in Vocabulary Teaching Principle and ‎Technique Application: A Study of Indonesian Language for ‎Foreign Speakers

Kundharu Saddhono; Muhammad Rohmadi; Budhi Setiawan; Raheni Suhita; Ani Rakhmawati; Sri Hastuti; Islahuddin Islahuddin

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 27 November 2022

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijscl.2022.1971972.2823

Abstract
  Indonesian Language for Foreign Speakers (BIPA) is Indonesian language learning intended for foreigners. The aim of this research was to examine the vocabulary, terminologies, and grammar used by BIPA students with the corpus linguistics application, Kortara. This research was conducted at Fatoni University ...  Read More