Volume 12 (2024)
Volume 11 (2023)
Volume 10 (2022)
Volume 9 (2021)
Volume 8 (2020)
Volume 7 (2019)
Volume 6 (2018)
Volume 5 (2017)
Volume 4 (2016)
Volume 3 (2015)
Volume 2 (2014)
Volume 1 (2013)
The Flora Lexicon for the Reproductive Health of the Tetun: An Ecolinguistic Perspective

Hestiyana Hestiyana; Riani Riani; Maximus M Taek; Jahdiah Jahdiah; Rissari Yayuk; Sariah Sariah; Exti Budihastuti; Wening Handri Purnami; Mukhamdanah Mukhamdanah; Irmayani Irmayani

Volume 12, Issue 1 , March 2024, , Pages 163-175


  This study aimed to describe the flora lexicon for the reproductive health of the Tetun from an ecolinguistic perspective. The method was descriptive qualitative with an ethnolinguistic approach. The data were lexicon flora for female reproduction obtained from community leaders and traditional healers. ...  Read More

A “Novel” Analysis of the Challenges and Resilience of Indigenous Children’s Career Choices during the Colonial Period: “Bocah Mangkunegaran”

Apri Damai Sagita Krissandi; Andayani Andayani; Atikah Anindyarini

Volume 12, Issue 1 , March 2024, , Pages 212-225


  This study examines the resilience and challenges faced by indigenous children in pursuing their career aspirations in 1930s colonial Java through the children’s novel “Bocah Mangkunegaran”. Using a descriptive-qualitative method and drawing from postcolonial theory and reader-response ...  Read More

Lexical Deviation in Novels: A Stylistic Study

Herianah Herianah; Lalu Erwan Husnan; Nuraidar Agus; Ratnawati Ratnawati; Jerniati Jerniati; Abd Rasyid; Abdul Asis; Firman Firman

Volume 12, Issue 1 , March 2024, , Pages 270-282


  This stylistic study pays attention to the use of language in literary works, focusing on the use of language that deviates from everyday language or is typical in literary discourse. This paper aims to describe lexical deviations in three novels: Lontara Rindu (LR), Sabda Luka (SL), and Sayat-sayat ...  Read More

Exploring the Linguistic and Conceptual Landscape: The Case of the Toponym ‘Saryarka’ in Kazakh Cultural Discourse

Bakberdi Bazarbekov; Bolatbek Tleuberdiev; Sandugash Kulanova; Dilfuza Roziyeva; Gulmira Khussainova

Volume 12, Issue 1 , March 2024, , Pages 353-361


  In this article, it was determined that the worldview fragments of the ethnos code in mind are stored through non-linguistic information in the content of the concept and toponyms. From this point of view, in addition to the language usages in the works of Seydimbek, the cognitive toponyms themselves ...  Read More

Linguistic Representation of Value Dominants in Virtual Space: The Example of Kazakh and English Materials

Samal Zhanatkyzy Yergaliyeva; Meruyert Assetovna Uaikhanova; Nurlan Ramazanovich Omarov; Kuanysh Sovetuly Yergaliyev; Eldana Bakhytovna Assanbayeva; Rimma Meyramovna Ualiyeva

Volume 11, Issue 3 , September 2023, , Pages 87-96


  The article focuses on the axiological dominants of Kazakh and English-speaking cultures in the virtual world. The authors analyze the valuable national picture of the world in ordinary virtual discourse by considering the parameters of tradition and innovation in text formation. They collected and analyzed ...  Read More

Language is a Symbol System that Carries Culture

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

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2023, , Pages 203-214


  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

The Use of Metaphors through Speech Acts in Learning: ‎A Case from Indonesia

Sukirman Sukirman; Firman Firman; Nurul Aswar; Mirnawati Mirnawati; Rusdiansyah Rusdiansyah

Volume 10, Issue 3 , September 2022, , Pages 137-150


  This study aims to reveal the utilization of the form of metaphorical meaning in learning interactions at IAIN Palopo. This descriptive qualitative research uses data sources in the form of utterances/interactions in learning that produce data in words and phrases containing the meaning of metaphorical ...  Read More

Investigating Instructors’ and Students’ Attitudes towards the Effectiveness of Having Target Cultural Knowledge on Learning English as a Foreign Language

Ronald M. Hernandez; Rafael Garay-Argandoña; Luis Alberto Núñez Lira; Doris Fuster-Guillén; Jessica Paola Palacios Garay; Yolvi Ocaña-Fernandez

Volume 9, Issue 3 , September 2021, , Pages 64-72

  Having positive attitudes towards the target culture can affect the teaching/learning process. Considering the importance of having the target cultural knowledge on learning English, the current study inspected the Peruvian instructors’ and students’ attitudes towards the effectiveness of ...  Read More

Translation of the Culture-Specific Items in Jumabayev’s “Men ‎Jastarğa Senemin” into English and Russian

Aygul Alpysbayeva; Svetlana Ashymkhanova

Volume 9, 2 (Themed Issue on Modern Realities of National Languages of CIS Countries) , August 2021, , Pages 19-28

  The article examines the main challenges and common mistakes that may occur during the translation of culture-bound vocabulary. The article is aimed to identify the nature and reasons for national and cultural deviations in the Russian translation of the novel “Twilight” by Meyer. Research ...  Read More

Cultural Interaction in the Works of M. Zhumabayev as the Basis ‎for the Development of a National Literary Tradition

Nazira Dossanova; Omirkhan Abdimanuly; Almasbek Maulenov; Yerkhan Karbozov; Nursulu Matbek

Volume 9, 2 (Themed Issue on Modern Realities of National Languages of CIS Countries) , August 2021, , Pages 41-53

  The construction of a system of national literature is based on an understanding of the meaning of the language form and its adaptation to the area where literary creativity is developing. The relevance of the study is determined by the fact that it is necessary to highlight the directions of the locality ...  Read More

Humor and Language Errors in Arabic-English Informative Discourse

Maman Lesmana

Volume 9, Issue 1 , March 2021, , Pages 58-68

  In everyday life, there are often errors in foreign language translation, either in spelling or vocabulary or in pragmatic terms. Frequently, these errors are unintentionally amusing. This research discusses humor caused by language errors. The corpus of this study is an informative discourse in Arabic ...  Read More

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

Christian Nchindia

Volume 8, Issue 2 , September 2020, , Pages 35-54

  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

The Language and Culture of a Dream: A Case Study

Rajabali Askarzadeh Torghabeh

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

  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

Emo-Sensory Expression at the Crossroads of Emotion, Sense, and Language: A Case of Color-Emotion Associations

Reza Pishghadam; Shaghayegh Shayesteh

Volume 5, Issue 2 , September 2017, , Pages 15-25

  Delving into the close relationship between sense and emotion mingled with language can be of utmost importance in studies related to management of emotions. In this regard, the current study qualitatively attempted to examine to what extent sense-induced emotions can be recognized, labelled, and managed ...  Read More

Language, Emotion and Metapragmatics: A Theory Based on Typological Evidence

Lin Zhu

Volume 4, Issue 2 , September 2016, , Pages 119-134

  Humans are equipped with some universal or language-specific abilities to recognize emotions. However, because of the different emotional contents in diverse languages and the relevant cultural differences, humans with different cultural backgrounds own different metapragmatical abilities to recognize ...  Read More

The Question of Re-Presentation In EFL Course Books: Are Learners of English Taught about New Zealand?

Tugba Toprak; Yasemin Aksoyalp

Volume 3, Issue 1 , March 2015, , Pages 91-104

  Increasingly intercultural dimension of communication in the 21st century has brought about challenging aims in EFL (English as a Foreign Language) pedagogy, such as ascertaining the enhancement of the learners' intercultural awareness and promoting their ability to communicate in intercultural settings. ...  Read More