Linguocultural Analysis of the Conceptual Framework “Family” ‎in the Works of Mustai Karim

Khadisa Sultanbaeva; Liliya Abdullina; Guldaniya Gimasheva; Galiya Ganeeva; Gulnur Kaskinova; Gulkay Samirkhanova

Volume 9, 2 (Themed Issue on Modern Realities of National Languages of CIS Countries) , August 2021, , Pages 151-159

  The relevance of the study is conditioned by the undeveloped issue of the conceptual framework ‘Ғаилә’ (‘Family’) in the Bashkir language picture of the world on the example of Mustai Karim’s work and the lack of works covering this concept. The purpose of the study ...  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

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2023, , Pages 189-202

  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

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

  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

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

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

  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

“Towers of Strength and More”: A Thematic Analysis of Royal Titularies in Ancient Egypt

Heba Nayef; Mohamed El-Nashar

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2023, , Pages 215-230

  In ancient Egypt, kings were believed to have both cosmic and political roles. One of the tools they employed to announce such roles was their royal titularies. This paper conducted a thematic analysis of the titularies of all native ancient Egyptian kings over the seven dynastic periods (from 3150 B.C. ...  Read More

Prerequisites for Defining Linguistic Reflection

Assel Toktanova; Assima Nussupova; Shara Kyyakhmetova; Aigul Imatayeva; Mamilya Jakypbekova

Volume 9, 2 (Themed Issue on Modern Realities of National Languages of CIS Countries) , August 2021, , Pages 180-188

  Human activity can be manifested in linguistic reflection that makes it possible to recognize the individual linguistic arguments and the structure of the language. It is also an instrument for the formation of individual’s linguistic etiquette depending on the person’s consideration of the ...  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

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2023, , Pages 231-245

  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

Linguocultural Deviations in Russian Translation of the Novel ‎‎“Twilight” by S. Meyer

Akmaral Tukhtarova; Sabira Issakova; Tilektes Toxanbayeva; Nursaule Aitbayeva; Assiya Albekova

Volume 9, 2 (Themed Issue on Modern Realities of National Languages of CIS Countries) , August 2021, , Pages 189-202

  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

The Developmental Forms of Linguistic Fallacy ‎in a World of Virtual Media

Ahmad Aljanadbah; Yahia Mohammad Alramamneh

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2023, , Pages 246-257

  It is well known that language is one of the most important tools of human communication in various media. Thus, it is necessary to consider the way language is used in the media and its role in how opinions and concepts are expressed. Understanding the language of media users increases understanding ...  Read More

Anuar Alimzhanov’s Aesthetic Position and its Artistic ‎Realization

Bagdagul Zhanibekova; Zhainagul Beisenova

Volume 9, 2 (Themed Issue on Modern Realities of National Languages of CIS Countries) , August 2021, , Pages 203-211

  This study investigates the originality of Alimzhanov’s aesthetic position, which is largely determined by the nature of the writer's understanding of the new scientific paradigm developed between the 20th century and the first third of the 21st century. Elements of the aesthetic system of classical ...  Read More

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

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

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2023, , Pages 258-271

  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

Political Linguistics: Public Speech of American and Kazakh ‎Politicians

Ademi Kurmanova; Gulnar Sarsikeyeva; Gulzat Utegulova

Volume 9, 2 (Themed Issue on Modern Realities of National Languages of CIS Countries) , August 2021, , Pages 212-221

  The relevance of the problems of ideology, patriotism, and national identity, the manipulation of consciousness is gaining a new reflection in the conceptual picture of the world and society. This scientific article is devoted to the study of concepts in the public speeches of American and Kazakh politicians. ...  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

  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

Intersubjective Communication Channels in Higher Education between China and the “Belt and Road” Countries: A Perspective of Cultural Semiotics

Haiqing Tian; Saengchan Hemchua; Yongxiang Wang

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2023, , Pages 289-306

  Under the background of the Belt and Road Initiative, based on two communication channels of Lotman’s Cultural Semiotics, this study focuses on two intersubjective communication channels in higher education between China and the Belt and Road countries. It aims to explore “I-S/he” and ...  Read More

The Effects of Integrating Folklore and Mixed Reality toward Student’s Cultural Literacy

Yunus Abidin; Tita Mulyati; Yeni Yuniarti; Trifalah Nurhuda

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2023, , Pages 307-319

  Cultural literacy is a very important vehicle in strengthening the identity of a nation. Without cultural literacy skills, students will lose their identity and be uprooted from their character even though character education is the main program being promoted by the government. To overcome this, folklore ...  Read More

Delving into the Concepts of “Authority” and “Politics”: An ‎Associative Word Analysis in Kazakh, Russian, and English

Kulzat Kanievna Sadirova; Sholpan Abdirova; Nurgul Kultanbayeva; Gulmira Yermekbayeva; Nurbol Saduakas; Raushan Balgalievna Zhazykova

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 14 December 2022

  The purpose of the article was to study and identify linguistic and cultural features of the concepts of “authority” and “politics” in the materials of Kazakh, Russian, and English. Based on the definitions of the term “concept” in linguistic studies, the semantic ...  Read More

Critical Discourse Analysis of Newspaper Articles Declaring the Outbreak of War in Ukraine: The Washington Post vs. The Moscow Times

Albatool Fahad Alyahya

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 07 April 2023

  This study provides a critical discourse analysis (CDA) account of two online newspaper articles published on February 24, 2022, by The Moscow Times and The Washington Post. Specifically, attitude analysis was used to compare and contrast the two newspaper articles to highlight that both exploited all ...  Read More

Hegemony and Objectification: A Sexist Discursive Analysis of Egyptian Songs

Mohamed El-Nashar; Heba Nayef

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 08 April 2023

  Sexist songs are among the key tools for disseminating masculine hegemony. They lead to the normalization of sexist practices. This study investigated how sexism is constructed in Egyptian society in one form of popular culture, i.e., songs. It examined songs in two music genres: Egyptian Pop songs and ...  Read More

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

Peyman Nouraey; Mohammad Bavali; Fatemeh Behjat

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 14 April 2023

  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

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

Zhansaya Pansat; Nurila Khalikova

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 26 April 2023

  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

How Neoliberal is the Philosophy of Education in Oman? A Corpus-Based Analysis

Iryna Lenchuk; Amer M. Th. Ahmed; Mohammed Al-Alawi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 03 May 2023

  Neoliberal ideas on education are reflected in the discourses of educational philosophies worldwide. This article attempts to analyze the corpus of the Philosophy of Education in the Sultanate of Oman to find out the extent to which the document is influenced by the neoliberal agenda on education. This ...  Read More

The Indonesian Prefix /Me-/: A Study in Productivity, Allomorphy, and Usage

Kundharu Saddhono; Ermanto Ermanto; Gatut Susanto; Wati Istanti; Indriyo Sukmono

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 11 May 2023

  Indonesian Language for Foreign Speakers (BIPA) is an Indonesian language learning aimed at foreigners. The most challenging part for foreign speakers in BIPA learning is understanding the morphological processes. This study aimed to describe the prefix /me-/ used by foreign speakers in terms of productivity, ...  Read More

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

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

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 17 May 2023

  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

The Concept of “Diligence/Laziness” in the Linguistic Image of the World

Gulmira Aitkulova; Raushangul Avakova; Zlikha Zhantasova

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 19 May 2023

  This study focuses on the linguocognitive nature of conceptual structures, which is a central element of cognitive linguistics. In cognitive linguistics, concepts are considered to be the primary language units. These lexemes reflect the cultural characteristics of each nation and create a linguistic ...  Read More