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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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