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Language Dynamics of an Ethnic Minority Group: Some Methodological Concerns on Data Collection

| January 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

November 2006. Volume 1 Issue 3 TitleLanguage Dynamics of an Ethnic Minority Group: Some Methodological Concerns on Data Collection AuthorDr. Francesco CavallaroNanyang Technological University, Singapore Bio Data:Dr. Francesco Cavallaro is an Assistant Professor in Communication Skills at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He has worked at various Universities in Australia and he is now living and […]

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A Functional Study of the Final Particle mono in Japanese Conversational Discourse

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April 2007. Volume 2 Issue 1 TitleA Functional Study of the Final Particle mono in Japanese Conversational Discourse AuthorYan Wang Bio Data:In 2004, after obtaining her MA degree in Japanese linguistics, Yan Wang embarked upon her Ph.D degree at the department of East Asian Languages and Literature in University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA. The major foci […]

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Does Exposure to Second Spoken Language Facilitate Word Reading Ability?

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April 2007. Volume 2 Issue 1 TitleDoes Exposure to Second Spoken Language Facilitate Word Reading Ability? AuthorRaphiq IbrahimUniversity of Haifa and Cognitive Neurology Unit Rambam Medical Center, Haifa Bio Data:Dr. Raphiq Ibrahim is a cognitive and neuropsychologist interested in visual and auditory word perception, language and bilingualism and hemispheric specialization for higher cognitive function. He […]

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“You will come when?”The pragmatics of certain questions in Cameroon English

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April 2007. Volume 2 Issue 1 Title“You will come when?”The pragmatics of certain questions in Cameroon English AuthorDaniel Nkemleke,Technische Universität Chemnitz, Germany Bio Data:Daniel A. Nkemleke, Ph.D., is senior lecturer in English Language and Linguistics in the Department of English in Ecole Normale Supérieure (ENS) of the University of Yaoundé I, Cameroon. He has over […]

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A Contrastive Analysis of English and Persian Newspaper Headlines

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April 2007. Volume 2 Issue 1 TitleA Contrastive Analysis of English and Persian Newspaper Headlines AuthorFarzaneh KhodabandehMobarakeh Payame Noor University, Iran Bio Data:Farzaneh Khodabadeh has been teaching English for 10 years at schools and 4 years at university. She has a Master’s in Teaching English from Isfahan University in Iran. She is currently teaching Discourse […]

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The Effect of Explicit Teaching of Concept Mapping in Expository Writing on EFL Students’ Self-regulation

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April 2007. Volume 2 Issue 1 TitleThe Effect of Explicit Teaching of Concept Mapping in Expository Writing on EFL Students’ Self-regulation AuthorMohammad Reza Talebinezhad, Isfahan University, Iran Bio Data:Mohammad Reza Talebinezhad is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Foreign Languages, Isfahan University, Iran. He received his Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics (Sheffield, 1994, U. K.). […]

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Politeness Markers in Persian Requestives

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April 2007. Volume 2 Issue 1 TitlePoliteness Markers in Persian Requestives AuthorMohammad Ali Salmani-Nodoushan, University of Zanjan, Iran Bio Data:Dr Mohammad Ali Salmani-Nodoushan is Assistant Professor of TEFL at the University of Zanjan, Iran. He has been teaching BA and MA courses at different Iranian Universities for the past fifteen year and is a member […]

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Just Say “Thank You”: A Study of Compliment Responses

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April 2007. Volume 2 Issue 1 TitleJust Say “Thank You”: A Study of Compliment Responses AuthorHessa Al Falasi,American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates Bio Data:Hessa Ghanem Al Falasi is in her third year of teaching. She is teaching Grade 6 and 7 in Fujairah School for Basic Education, a government school in Fujairah. She […]

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Beliefs about Language Learning: A Comparison between Novice and Interm ediate Level Students Learning Russian at a Malaysian University

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April 2007. Volume 2 Issue 1 TitleBeliefs about Language Learning: A Comparison between Novice and Intermediate Level Students Learning Russian at a Malaysian University AuthorLarisa Nikitina and Fumitaka Furuoka Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Malaysia Bio Data:Larisa Nikitina (B.A., M.A.) is a lecturer at Universiti Malaysia Sabah where she teaches the Russian language. Her current research interest […]

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Foreword – April 2007

| January 8, 2014

April 2007. Volume 2 Issue 1 Foreword For this first edition of the Linguistics Journal for 2007 we are pleased to present eight articles. Congratulations to all the authors whose papers have been accepted. Interest in the journal has increased significantly from the end of 2006 and so the structure of the editorial board has […]

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