Assessing Indonesian college students’ reading stamina in reading different text formats

Refanja Rahmatillah [1] & Firman Parlindungan [2] See authors’ affiliations [1] Language and Curriculum Development Center, Universitas Teuku Umar, Indonesia, E-mail: refanjarahmatillah@utu.ac.id [2] Communication Department, Faculty of Social and Political Science, Universitas Teuku Umar, Indonesia, E-mail: firman@utu.ac.id – Corresponding Author. Abstract Reading stamina,…

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Speech Act Theory: An Inter/Intra-cultural Study of Apology in Communication between Spouses

Sousan Sattar Boroujeni [1] & Sara Mansouri [2] See authors’ affiliations [1] English Department, Najafabad Branch, Islamic Azad University, Najafabad, Iran, E-mail: ssattarb@gmail.com [2] English Department, Najafabad Branch, Islamic Azad University, Najafabad, Iran, E-mail: sm932014@gmail.com, corresponding Author. Abstract Motivated by the Speech Act…

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A Multimodal Discourse Analysis of 2018 Iraqi Parliamentary Electoral Posters

Khalid Shamkhi Sharhan [1] Mohammed Hussein Mahawi [2] & Haidar Kareem Al-Ābedi [3]  See authors’ affiliations [1] Imam Al-Kadhum University College /English Department/ Baghdad, Iraq, E-mail: dr.khalidsharhan@alkadhum-col.edu.iq [2] Imam Al-Kadhum University College /Arabic Department/Baghdad, Iraq, E-mail: Scientific.dean@alkadhum-col.edu.iq – corresponding Author.  [3] Imam Al-Kadhum University…

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The Manifestation of Ideology in the Metaphors used by Kenyan Politician Raila Odinga

Linda Mang’eni [1] Helga Schroeder [2] See authors’ affiliations [1] University of Nairobi, Department of Linguistics and Languages, Kenya, E-mail: lnabwire@gmail.com; lmangeni@students.uonbi.ac.ke [2] Professor Emeritus, University of Nairobi, Department of Linguistics and Languages, Kenya, E-mail:  helga_schroeder@sil.org Abstract Ideologies are shared…

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Twittérature : autopoïèse, allopoïèse et générations de Twitterbot littéraire

Yohanna Joseph Waliya [1] See authors’ affiliations [1] Department of Modern Languages & Translation Studies, University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria.  https://researchid.co/rid38877, Email: waliyayohannajoseph@unical.edu.ng.  waliyayohannajoseph@yahoo.fr Abstract From time immemorial, human beings have been trying to create a machine or functional technology on…

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Language discourse in curriculum development – comparative perspective from Romania, Poland and Croatia

Ana Žnidarec Čučković [1] Monika Czyżewska [2] Ciprian Simuț [3] & Ewa Dąbrowa [4] See authors’ affiliations [1] Faculty of Teacher education, University of Zagreb, Croatia, E-mail: ana.znidarec.cuckovic@ufzg.hr [2] Institute of Education, The Maria Grzegorzewska University in Warsaw, Poland, mczyzewska@aps.edu.pl [3] Teacher Training Department, University of Oradea, Romania, E-mail: ciprian.simut.dppd@gmail.com [4] Institute of Education, The Maria…

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Social Actor Representation in Media Discourse: How Neutral Linguistic Cues Get Endowed with Meaning that Signifies Ethnicity

Sandra Simonsen [1] See authors’ affiliations [1] Department of Journalism and Media Studies, Aarhus University, Denmark, E-mail: Ssimonsen@cc.au.dk Abstract In media discourse, journalists often need to navigate two professional values when covering migration topics: providing accurate and relevant information to audiences…

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