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)
Deconstructing Management Control Systems: A Cultural and Binary Opposition Analysis

Putu Yudha Asteria Putri; Iwan Triyuwono; Bambang Hariadi; Lilik Purwanti

Volume 12, Issue 1 , March 2024, , Pages 91-108

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijscl.2023.2012686.3191

Abstract
  This research aims to deconstruct the Management Control System (MCS) concept using the cultural framework of Catur Purusa Artha (CPA) in Hindu philosophy. Balinese people believe that culture is always inherent in all their activities. Adopting a postmodern paradigm and a binary opposition synergy methodology ...  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

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijscl.2023.2014265.3232

Abstract
  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

Refusal Politeness within Anime: How the Japanese Youngsters Learn to Refuse

Diana Kartika; Jumanto Jumanto

Volume 12, Issue 1 , March 2024, , Pages 427-440

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijscl.2024.2020706.3353

Abstract
  The manners or social conduct of refusal is an invaluable part of Japanese culture that youngsters can learn by observing anime. The present research aimed to elaborate on how Japanese anime might provide insights for youngsters to learn polite refusal strategies. This research relied heavily on dialogue ...  Read More

Enhancing General and Language Aptitude Tests by Incorporating Cultural and Emo-Sensory Constructs

Reza Pishghadam; Taqi Al Abdwani; Haniyeh Jajarmi; Shaghayegh Shayesteh

Volume 11, Issue 3 , September 2023, , Pages 1-12

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijscl.2023.704891

Abstract
  Aptitude testing is a valuable tool for assessing individuals’ potential and predicting their performance in various settings. However, current tests may not fully capture individuals’ range of abilities and tend to focus on specific cognitive constructs, ignoring non-cognitive ones. To address ...  Read More

A Post-Pandemic Systematic Review of E-Learning: A Cross-Cultural Study

Peyman Nouraey; Mohammad Bavali; Fatemeh Behjat

Volume 11, Issue 3 , September 2023, , Pages 97-114

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijscl.2023.1971247.2799

Abstract
  E-learning has recently gained a tremendous amount of attention worldwide; however, this phenomenon has not been studied much from the viewpoints of its immediate beneficiaries (i.e., students and teachers). This systematic review aimed at creating a conceptual framework consisting of the most significant ...  Read More

Formation of Students’ Language Competence Based on Linguistic Personality’s Verbal-Semantic Level

Ainur Kushkimbayeva; Altynay Tymbolova; Aigul Murzinova; Ainur Kuchshanova; Sholpan Akchambayeva; Ainur Bostekova

Volume 11, Issue 3 , September 2023, , Pages 213-225

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijscl.2023.704994

Abstract
  This article aims to explore pedagogical technologies used to develop the language competence of students based on the verbal-semantic level of the linguistic personality. With socio-political and economic changes in Kazakhstan, individualizing education has become a crucial aspect of improving personal ...  Read More

Semantic Features of Color in Emotional, Expressive Words: The Concept of “Blue” in the Kazakh Language

Zhansaya Pansat; Nurila Khalikova

Volume 11, 2 (Themed Issue on Language, Discourse, and Society) , July 2023, , Pages 85-93

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijscl.2023.556420.2676

Abstract
  This research article provides an overview of the works of esteemed researchers who have extensively studied the semantic meaning of color names in both domestic and foreign linguistics, as well as the linguistic expression of human emotions. The article delves into the linguistic image of the world, ...  Read More

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

Kulzat Kanievna Sadirova; Guldana Nauryzbaikyzy

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2023, , Pages 61-75

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 Role of National Cultural Dimensions in the Quality of Legal ‎Audit Missions

Abdelmounim Bouziane; Wadi Tahri; Karima Bouziane

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2023, , Pages 160-170

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijscl.2023.562771.2782

Abstract
  The major financial scandals have called into question the role of the audit profession and have pushed toward the adoption of new standards or methodologies. The purpose of rethinking this practice was to improve the quality of the audit mission. The literature review of this study highlighted a multitude ...  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

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

Gender Inequality in Arabic Textbook: Misrepresentation of Women in Culture and Society

Muassomah Muassomah; Halimi Halimi; Yasmadi Yasmadi; Helmi Kamal; Hisyam Zaini; Asyifa Nadia Jasmine

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2023, , Pages 272-288

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijscl.2023.1989944.2944

Abstract
  The composition of the Al-’Arabiyyatu baina Yadaika (ABY) Arabic language textbook perpetuates gender inequality. This textbook not only constitutes language elements but also incorporates texts and illustrations that depict gender dynamics. This research examines the representation of gender imbalance ...  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

https://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

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

https://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

Sapioemotionality as a New Attribute in Socio-Cultural Studies

Reza Pishghadam; Shima Ebrahimi; Mir Abdullah Miri; Shaghayegh Shayesteh

Volume 9, Issue 3 , September 2021, , Pages 16-27

Abstract
  Given the significance of people’s attitudes in shaping the dominant culture of a society, this study intends to see how people react or are emotionally aroused when they see an intelligent person (i.e., sapioemotionality), and then examine the underlying cultulinguistic reasons for different degrees ...  Read More

The Conceptual Metaphors Formed by Culture in the Functioning of the Autumn Word in the Works of Russian Poetry

Gulshat Ahmathanovna Hayrutdinova; Xiaoxu Wang; Xinxin Zhang

Volume 9, Issue 3 , September 2021, , Pages 91-100

Abstract
  It is obvious that investigating a text or a poem, regardless of the culture of the period in which the writer or poet lived, is futile. The current study explores the conceptual metaphors formed by culture in the functioning of the autumn word in the works of Russian poetry. The relevance of the work ...  Read More

Proverbs and Other Stable Sayings Show a Foreigner the ‎Traditions and Cultures of the Russian People

Tatyana Gennadevna Bochina; Anastasiia Alexandrovna Korshunova; Sholpan Kuzarovna Zharkynbekova

Volume 9, Issue 3 , September 2021, , Pages 101-108

Abstract
  It is obvious that proverbs have their roots in the cultures of any society. Russian proverbs and sayings show a foreigner the traditions, customs, and way of thinking of the Russian people. In the current study, by monitoring posts on social networks and using passive observations of the speech process ...  Read More

The Effect of Culturally-Based Conversations on Developing ‎Speaking Skill among Peruvian Upper-Intermediate EFL ‎Learners

Isabel Menacho-Vargas; Ulises Córdova Garcia; Milagritos Leonor Rodríguez Rojas; Emma Margarita Wong-Fajardo; Miguel A. Saavedra-López

Volume 9, Issue 3 , September 2021, , Pages 109-118

Abstract
  This empirical research intended to seek the effects of ‎culturally-based conversations on developing speaking skill ‎among Peruvian upper-intermediate EFL students. To reach ‎this purpose, the OQPT was administered to 158 EFL ‎students to gauge their general proficiency in the English ...  Read More

Literature and Culture in Rene Girard's Mimetic Theory

Al-Tair Syzdykov

Volume 9, 2 (Themed Issue on Modern Realities of National Languages of CIS Countries) , August 2021, , Pages 160-169

Abstract
  Great novels are always born out of an obsession that has been overcome. This is René Girard’s summary of what he considers the most important project in all the fiction. Scientific novelty of this study is determined by the fact that Girard not only follows his early observation but also ...  Read More

Regional Approach in the Content of English Language ‎Instruction at the University Level: A Case of Kazakhstan

Gulzhakhan Tazhitova; Dina Kurmanayeva; Jannat Sagimbayeva; Gulden Tussupova; Natalya Ustelimova

Volume 9, 2 (Themed Issue on Modern Realities of National Languages of CIS Countries) , August 2021, , Pages 170-179

Abstract
  This paper demonstrates the results of the study on the use of region-based materials in EFL classes at university. The empirical research methods made it possible to reveal teachers’ attitudes towards the use of region-based materials. The data were collected from 21 participants through an interview ...  Read More

The Role of Culture in The Personal and Social Determinants of ‎Social Well-Being of Russians: ‎Examining the Words Culture and Welfare

Aida Nailevna Nurutdinova; Anastasiya Aleksandrovna Rus; Vera Nikolaevna Argunova

Volume 8, 3 (Special Issue on Russian Culture and Language) , December 2020, , Pages 72-79

Abstract
  Welfare is a social category and is rooted in the cultural and social structures of society. Therefore, the improvement of welfare policies requires knowledge of these structures and cultural and social conditions. It should be noted that the culture in the cultural discourse of welfare is no longer ...  Read More

Cultuling Analysis: A New Methodology for Discovering Cultural Memes

Reza Pishghadam; Shima Ebrahimi; Ali Derakhshan

Volume 8, Issue 2 , September 2020, , Pages 17-34

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

Circularity in Searle’s Social Ontology: With a Hegelian Reply

Jose Fernandez

Volume 8, Issue 1 , March 2020, , Pages 16-24

Abstract
  John Searle’s theory of social ontology posits that there are indispensable normative components in the linguistic apparatuses termed status functions, collective intentionality, and collective recognition, all of which, he argues, make the social world. In this paper, I argue that these building ...  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

Abstract
  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

Attitude of Muslim Students towards English Idioms and Proverbs

Mohammad Hossein Keshavarz; Majed Amro

Volume 7, Issue 1 , March 2019, , Pages 40-51

Abstract
  This study aimed at investigating the attitude of Muslim students towards the use of certain English idioms and proverbs. Thirty Muslim students were asked to express their reactions and feelings towards two categories of English idioms and proverbs: the first category included idioms and proverbs containing ...  Read More

Who has the “Right” to Use the N-Word? A Survey of Attitudes about the Acceptability of Using the N-Word and its Derivatives

Wyman King; Richard Emanuel; Xavier Brown; Niroby Dingle; Vertis Lucas; Anissa Perkins; Ayzia Turner; Destinee Whittington; Qwa'dryna Witherspoon

Volume 6, Issue 2 , September 2018, , Pages 47-58

Abstract
  The N-word is the ultimate insult that has tormented generations of African-Americans. Yet over time, N-word derivatives have become popular terms of endearment by the descendants of the very people who once had to endure the N-word. Therein lies the root of an ongoing argument in society today: Who ...  Read More