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Foreword – July 2013

| June 7, 2013

July 2013 Volume 7 Issue 1 PDF version Foreword This year’s edition of the journal brings together fourteen articles, seven Research Articles and seven Research Notes. Thanks are extended firstly to the authors who have contributed to this edition, and the Associate Editors, reviewers, and the production team under Dr. Ahmad Al-Hassan for their efforts […]

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A Minimalist Approach to the Internal Structure of Small Clauses

| June 6, 2013

July 2013 Volume 7 Issue 1 PDF version Title A Minimalist Approach to the internal structure of Small Clauses Nasser Al-Horais Qassim University Bioprofile: Dr. Nasser Al-Hoaris is an assistant professor of Linguistics at the Arabic Language Department of the University of Qassim (KSA), where he teaches General Linguistics, Theoretical Syntax and Comparative Syntax. His […]

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Teacher Corrective Feedback on Disciplinary L2 Writing from Students’ and Teachers’ Perspectives

| June 6, 2013

July 2013Volume 7 Issue 1 | July 2013 home | PDF version | TitleTeacher Corrective Feedback on EFL Writing in the Disciplines: An Exploratory Study Nahla Nola Bacha Lebanese American University Bioprofile: Nahla Nola Bacha holds a Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics and TESOL from the University of Leicester and is Professor and Chairperson of the […]

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For a Headed Analysis of Free Relatives in German and English: The ‘Free Relative Economy Principle’:

| June 6, 2013

July 2013Volume 7 Issue 1 | July 2013 home | PDF version | TitleFor a Headed Analysis of Free Relatives in German and English:The ‘Free Relative Economy Principle’: Nicholas Catasso Ca’ Foscari University of VeniceDepartment of Comparative Linguistic and Cultural Studies nicholas_catasso@libero.it Bioprofile: Nicholas Catasso holds a MA in Theoretical linguistics from Ca’ Foscari University […]

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Acoustic Evidences for Glottalization of Word-Initial Vowels in Shughni

| June 6, 2013

July 2013Volume 7 Issue 1 | July 2013 home | PDF version | TitleAcoustic evidences for glottalization of word-initial vowels in Shughni Mingzhen Bao University of Kentucky Biodata: Mingzhen Bao, Ph.D. (University of Florida), is currently an assistant professor and teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in Phonetics and Advanced Phonetics at the University of Kentucky. […]

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A Comparison of the Female Identities in Chinese and English Advertisements

| June 6, 2013

July 2013Volume 7 Issue 1 | July 2013 home | PDF version | TitleA Comparison of the Female Identities in Chinese and English Advertisements Caroline Hwang and Anna LeeNational Taipei University of Technology f10970@ntut.edu.tw; f10970@hotmail.com Bioprofiles: Caroline Hwang obtained her Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics from the University of Texas at Austin. She taught in universities […]

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Language-Switching in L2 Composition among ESL and EFL Undergraduate Writers

| June 6, 2013

July 2013Volume 7 Issue 1 | July 2013 home | PDF version | TitleLanguage-Switching in L2 Composition among ESL and EFL Undergraduate Writers Veeramuthu Veerappan, Dahlia Syahrani Md. Yusof, &Afizal Md. Aris Institute of International Languages, Malaysia Bioprofiles: VEERAMUTHU VEERAPPAN is a lecturer at Institute of International Languages (ILMU) in Multimedia University, Malaysia He has […]

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Presupposition Revisited: the Role of Context

| June 6, 2013

July 2013Volume 7 Issue 1 | July 2013 home | PDF version | TitlePresupposition Revisited: The Role of Context Cui Ying Shandong University (Weihai), P. R. Chinalovehomehappy@gmail.com Bioprofile: Cui Ying received her PhD from the Department of Chinese, Translation and Linguistics, City University of Hong Kong. Her major research interests include translation practice and theories […]

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Which ‘I’ is really me?: Identity, pronouns and language learning

| June 6, 2013

July 2013Volume 7 Issue 1 | July 2013 home | PDF version | TitleWhich ‘I’ is really me? Identity, pronouns and language learning Matthew Coomber Kyoto Sangyo University, Kyoto, Japan Bioprofile: Matthew Coomber has been teaching in Japan for the past twelve years and is currently an English language lecturer at Kyoto Sangyo University. He […]

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The Impact of Explicit, Implicit, and No-Formal Genre-based Instruction on Argumentative Essay Writing

| June 6, 2013

July 2013 Volume 7 Issue 1 PDF version Title The Impact of Explicit, Implicit, and No-Formal Genre-based Instruction on Argumentative Essay Writing Farzaneh Khodabandeh, Dr. Manochehre Jafarigohar, Dr. Hassan Soleimani, Dr. Fatemeh Hemmati Tehran Payame Noor University Bioprofiles: Farzaneh Khodabadeh is an instructor at Mobarakeh Payame Noor University and a Ph.D student teaching reading, writing, […]

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