Fansubbing and the Perpetuation of Western Popular Culture's Gender and Racial Stereotypes in Arabic

Rashid Yahiaoui

Volume 10, 2 (Themed Issue on the Socio-Psychology of Language) , July 2022, Pages 1-11

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijscl.2022.554602.2646

Abstract
  Television, cinema, pop music, and comic books are great entertainment and educational apparatuses. However, these seemingly harmless mediums are often noxious conduits of destructive ideologies and reality distortion, as they perpetuate negative perceptions of the 'other' and are major sites for power ...  Read More

Construction and Validation of an Identity Scale for English Language Learners

Zia Tajeddin; Mahmoud Fereydoonfar

Volume 10, 2 (Themed Issue on the Socio-Psychology of Language) , July 2022, Pages 12-26

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijscl.2022.545507.2506

Abstract
  Although the language pedagogies of private institutes are sharply different from those of the public curriculum, scant research has been done on the identity formation of English language learners in these institutes. To fill this niche, first, a literature-driven identity scale was developed, which ...  Read More

Descriptive Names of Creating Man in Russian Media Language

Leyla Agdasovna Mardieva Mardieva; Vashunina Irina Vladimirovna

Volume 10, 2 (Themed Issue on the Socio-Psychology of Language) , July 2022, Pages 27-34

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijscl.2021.243689

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

Introducing Metapathy as a Movement beyond Empathy: A Case ‎of Socioeconomic Status

Reza Pishghadam; Taqi Al Abdwani; Mahtab Kolahi Ahari; Saba Hasanzadeh; Shaghayegh Shayesteh

Volume 10, 2 (Themed Issue on the Socio-Psychology of Language) , July 2022, Pages 35-49

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijscl.2022.252360

Abstract
  Drawing on the concepts of apathy, sympathy, and empathy and their correspondence with emotioncy, this paper aimed to present the concept of metapathy, as the next and highest level of concern about others. It also sought to investigate if teachers’ concern for their students depends on the students’ ...  Read More

An Investigation of Teachers’ Perceptions and Practices of Interculturality in ELT

Abdelrahman Abdalla Salih; Lamis Ismail Omar

Volume 10, 2 (Themed Issue on the Socio-Psychology of Language) , July 2022, Pages 50-63

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijscl.2022.556618.2680

Abstract
  One of the influences of globalized English in recent years on the English language teaching (ELT) practice is the rise of the significance of intercultural teaching and learning. Such a development has made teaching intercultural competence a compelling requirement. This study investigates (N = 16) ...  Read More

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

Volume 10, 2 (Themed Issue on the Socio-Psychology of Language) , July 2022, Pages 64-71

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijscl.2021.243909

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

English Culture and Russian EFL Learners’ Speaking: ‎Effectiveness of Using English Cultural-Oriented Materials on ‎Fluency and Accuracy

Aygul Zufarovna Ibatova; Eka Demurievna Korkiya; Lyudmila N. Shcherbatykh; Mahaсh Vagabov; Elena Viktorovna Salimullina

Volume 10, 2 (Themed Issue on the Socio-Psychology of Language) , July 2022, Pages 72-81

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijscl.2022.541737.2436

Abstract
  This research investigated the effects of teaching English cultural-oriented materials on enhancing the speaking fluency and accuracy of Russian EFL learners. To do so, 75 Russian intermediate EFL learners were chosen from 99 students at an English language institute, Moscow, Surgut Branch of IUT, Russia. ...  Read More

Active Learning for Omani At-Risk Students through Educational ‎Technology: A Case of Content-Based ‎Language Instruction

Haitham Y. Adarbah; Haniyeh Jajarmi

Volume 10, 2 (Themed Issue on the Socio-Psychology of Language) , July 2022, Pages 82-91

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijscl.2022.550654.2583

Abstract
  In recent decades, content-based instruction (CBI) has been increasingly used worldwide with the aim of developing students’ English language competency, particularly in their area of specialization. However, its implementation has not been without problems, and researchers have been seeking and ...  Read More

The Role of Cultural Background in the Use of Refusal Strategies ‎by L2 Learners

Rawan Emad Al-Sallal; Madani Othman Ahmed

Volume 10, 2 (Themed Issue on the Socio-Psychology of Language) , July 2022, Pages 92-104

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijscl.2022.550928.2596

Abstract
  This study intends to investigate the role of culture in the acquisition of pragmatic competence by EFL learners. It investigated the refusal of requests and offers used by Bahraini and Indian learners of English compared to those employed by native speakers of English. It also explored the similarities ...  Read More

A Conceptual Home for Reading Stories in Arabic, Chinese, and English: A Schema Analysis

Negmeldin Alsheikh; Maha Al Habbash; Najah Al Mohammedi; Xu Liu; Safa Al Othali; Ghada AI Kilani

Volume 10, 2 (Themed Issue on the Socio-Psychology of Language) , July 2022, Pages 105-124

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijscl.2022.555303.2659

Abstract
  This case study elucidates culture-based narrative texts based on the interpretation of Arabic, Chinese, and English native speakers. A maximum variation technique of purposeful sampling was used to capture the experience of the participants. The study employed a collective case study and adopted schema ...  Read More

The Effectiveness of Team Assisted Individualization Learning ‎Model Using the Sociodrama Method in Increasing the Concept of ‎Mastery Ability in Islamic Education Learning

Ainal Gani; Siti Zulaikhah

Volume 10, 2 (Themed Issue on the Socio-Psychology of Language) , July 2022, Pages 125-136

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijscl.2021.247369

Abstract
  The need for concept mastery ability is known to be important in Islamic education. This is because besides understanding these concepts, students should also be able to apply them in life. Hence, this research aims to determine the differences in the results of the concept mastery ability, which are ...  Read More

A Review Study of Activities Used in the Development of ‎Intercultural Communication Competence ‎in Foreign Language Classes

Petra Ivenz; Blanka Klimova

Volume 10, 2 (Themed Issue on the Socio-Psychology of Language) , July 2022, Pages 137-150

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijscl.2022.556666.2681

Abstract
  One of the long-term goals of the European Union is to incorporate intercultural communication into the lessons of foreign languages. The new concepts present that the linguistic part of foreign language education should be equal to the intercultural part of foreign language education. Nowadays, teachers ...  Read More