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Foreword – January 2006

| January 9, 2014

January 2006. Volume 1pp 3. PDF version Foreword Welcome to the first edition of The Linguistics Journal. It is our pleasure to publish four articles which have gone through a rigorous editorial procedure. I would like to thank those authors and editors who have in the last few months worked hard together to attain a […]

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Corpus Linguistics and the Study of Meaning in Discourse

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| June 2006 home | PDF version | January 2006. Volume 2 TitleCorpus Linguistics and the Study of Meaning in Discourse AuthorNelya Koteyko     Abstract:In this paper I discuss contributions that corpus linguistics can make to the study of meaning in discourse. The article takes account of theories and methodologies within structuralism and poststucturalism, which have opened new […]

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On the Nature and Role of English in Asia

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| June 2006 home | PDF version | January 2006. Volume 2 TitleOn the Nature and Role of English in Asia AuthorZ.N. Patil Bio DataPATIL Zumbarlal Namdeorao is a Professor of English in the Centre for Training and Development, School of English Language Education of the Central Institute of English and Foreign Languages, Hyderabad, India. Besides teaching English for […]

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A Critical Discourse Analysis of Euphemization and Derogation in Emails on the Late Pope

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| June 2006 home | PDF version | January 2006. Volume 2 TitleA Critical Discourse Analysis of Euphemization and Derogation in E-mails on the Late Pope AuthorsAli Rahimi and Rahman Sahragard Bio:Ali RahimiKashan University, IranRahman SahragardShiraz University, Iran   Abstract:Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA) has become a very influential academic research activity across subjects in social, political, educational, and linguistic […]

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Thai and American Responses to Compliments in English

Thai and American Responses to Compliments in English

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| June 2006 home | PDF version | June 2006. Volume 2 TitleThai and American Responses to Compliments in English AuthorPayung CedarNaresuan University, Thailand Bio DataPayung Cedar holds four degrees in English and Linguistics, including a Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics from Boston University. She has been working in the field for 12 years. Currently, she […]

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Foreword – June 2006

| January 9, 2014

June 2006. Volume 2 Foreword John Adamson, Ed.D.Senior Associate Editor The June edition of The Linguistics Journal presents four articles on a variety of themes. Congratulations to the authors who have successfully negotiated the review procedure. The first piece is from Thailand, entitled “Thai and American Responses to Compliments in English” by Dr. Payung Cedar […]

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Chinese Learners and English Plural Forms

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November 2006. Volume 1 Issue 3 TitleChinese Learners and English Plural Forms AuthorsLiu Jing, Evie Tindall and Deanna NisbetRegent University, Virginia, U.S.A Bio Data: Liu Jing (American version: Jing Liu) is a doctoral fellow in the School of Education at Regent University. She was an assistant professor at Henan University in China. Her academic background […]

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Is Listening Comprehension Influenced by the Background Knowledge of the Learners? A Case Study of Iranian EFL learners

Is Listening Comprehension Influenced by the Background Knowledge of the Learners? A Case Study of Iranian EFL learners

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November 2006. Volume 1 Issue 3 TitleIs Listening Comprehension Influenced by the Background Knowledge of the Learners?A Case Study of Iranian EFL learners AuthorsF. SadighiShiraz University S. ZareShiraz University F. Sadighi is a professor of Applied Linguistics and teaches graduate courses (M.A. and Ph.D.) in Applied Linguistics at Shiraz University. S. Zare is an EFL […]

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Causal Modeling – Path Analysis: A New Trend in Research in Applied Linguistics

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November 2006. Volume 1 Issue 3 TitleCausal Modeling – Path Analysis:A New Trend in Research in Applied Linguistics AuthorMina Rastegar University of Kerman, Iran Bio DataDr. Mina Ratsegar has been an Assistant Professor of Language and Applied Linguistics in the language department of the University of Kerman for the last 22 years. Her professional expertise […]

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Do Languages with Cognate Relationships have Advantages in Second Language Acquisition?

Do Languages with Cognate Relationships have Advantages in Second Language Acquisition?

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November 2006. Volume 1 Issue 3 TitleDo Languages with Cognate Relationships have Advantages in Second Language Acquisition? AuthorRaphiq Ibrahim Haifa University and Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel Bio Data:Dr. Raphiq Ibrahim is cognitive and neuropsychologist interested in visual and auditory word perception, language and bilingualism and hemispheric specialization for higher cognitive function. He lives in […]

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