Volume 12 (2024)
Volume 11 (2023)
Volume 10 (2022)
Volume 9 (2021)
Volume 8 (2020)
Volume 7 (2019)
Volume 6 (2018)
Volume 5 (2017)
Volume 4 (2016)
Volume 3 (2015)
Volume 2 (2014)
Volume 1 (2013)
The Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic and Lockdown on Female University Employees: A Sociolinguistic Case Study

Reema Salah; Nancy Al-Doghmi

Volume 11, 2 (Themed Issue on Language, Discourse, and Society) , July 2023, , Pages 12-27


  The Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown measures have had a profound impact on individuals and societies worldwide. In Jordan, the government implemented a national lockdown to prevent the spread of Covid-19, which significantly affected the lifestyle of Jordanians. This study aimed to assess the ...  Read More

Pragmatics of Expressing Apology in English and Tatar Languages

Gulyusa Kurbangalievna Ismagilova; Dilyara Shamilevna Shakirova; Olesya Viktorovna Zabavnova

Volume 8, 3 (Special Issue on Russian Culture and Language) , December 2020, , Pages 45-53

  The article reveals that the speech act of apology is carried out with the help of typical models of remorse transmission, indicating the emotional tone of guilt recognition. The object of the current study is the motivational aspect of sincere apology and the variability of its verbalization in the ...  Read More

The Presence and Influence of English in the Portuguese Financial Media

Rita Amorim; Raquel Baltazar; Isabel Soares

Volume 5, Issue 2 , September 2017, , Pages 49-59

  As the lingua franca of the 21st century, English has become the main language for intercultural communication for those wanting to embrace globalization. In Portugal, it is the second language of most public and private domains influencing its culture and discourses. Language contact situations transform ...  Read More

Politeness Principle and Ilorin Greetings in Nigeria: A Sociolinguistic Study

Kaseem Olaniyi

Volume 5, Issue 1 , March 2017, , Pages 58-67

  This essay examines greetings as one of the elements of politeness in a Nigerian community and how it influences the cultural characteristics of the people. To analyze, this essay makes use of speech act theory and politeness principle and also considers the pragmatic context in analyzing different types ...  Read More

Reverse Addressing in Modern Persian

Mahboobeh Tavakol; Hamid Allami

Volume 2, Issue 1 , March 2014, , Pages 37-52

  Reverse addressing is an interesting realization of kinship terms in interactive, face to face communication. This descriptive study was proposed to examine the use of family address pronouns in Iran as a function of the classical sociological parameters of age, sex, and social distance. It investigated ...  Read More