Enhancing General and Language Aptitude Tests by Incorporating Cultural and Emo-Sensory Constructs

Reza Pishghadam; Taqi Al Abdwani; Haniyeh Jajarmi; Shaghayegh Shayesteh

Volume 11, Issue 3 , September 2023, Pages 1-12


  Aptitude testing is a valuable tool for assessing individuals’ potential and predicting their performance in various settings. However, current tests may not fully capture individuals’ range of abilities and tend to focus on specific cognitive constructs, ignoring non-cognitive ones. To address ...  Read More

Tracing the History of the Detective Genre in a Literature: A Qualitative Study Based on Interviews with Literary Critics

Ainagul Zhunussova; Shynar Kenesbayeva; Gulnaz Tulekova; Nariman Nurpeissov; Rakhymzhan Turysbek

Volume 11, Issue 3 , September 2023, Pages 13-22


  The article is devoted to the study of the history of the Kazakh detective genre. Indeed, there are a lot of controversial statements when it comes to the genre. In Kazakh literature, in-depth and detailed studies of the detective genre have not yet been carried out, so the problems associated with this ...  Read More

Decreased Plagiarism Behavior in Academic Writing by Using Reflective Writing

Edhy Rustan; Hisban Thaha

Volume 11, Issue 3 , September 2023, Pages 23-40


  This study examines the effectiveness of reflective writing pedagogy and elucidates students’ plagiarism behavior, causality, and compositional resources. Drawing on a mixed-methods sequential exploratory design, it addresses the problem of student plagiarism using second-semester graduate students ...  Read More

Conceptualizing Linguistic Politeness in Light of Age

Masruddin Masruddin; Faisal Amir; Abbas Langaji; Rusdiansyah Rusdiansyah

Volume 11, Issue 3 , September 2023, Pages 41-55


  The role of age in determining speakers’ politeness strategy is a crucial aspect of language use, and this paper examines the politeness phenomena in the Luwu Tae’ language.This study used a descriptive quantitative approach and a newly developed social relation symmetry model to collect ...  Read More

Pragmalinguistic Competence of Directness Request Level: A Case of Saudi EFL Learners

Shadi Majed AlShraah; Haliza Harun; Aa-ieshah Abrahams Kariem

Volume 11, Issue 3 , September 2023, Pages 56-71


  The previous three decades have seen a growing body of research into interlanguage pragmatics (ILP), language proficiency, and their effects on pragmatic competence. One of the most important independent aspects in the field of ILP development is language ability. This study which involved 98 Saudi learners, ...  Read More

Discovering the Value of Education in a Fantastical World: An Exploration of Magical Realism in a Contemporary Novel

Onok Yayang Pamungkas; Hastangka Hastangka; Suprapto Suprapto; Iyoh Mastiyah; Dwi Purwoko; Fatimah Zuhra; Nunu Ahmad An-Nahidl

Volume 11, Issue 3 , September 2023, Pages 72-86


  So far, the study of magical realism in literature has been limited to the relationship of literature to the chronology of text creation. There have been no studies linking the imagination of magical realism and the reader effect, especially the content of educational values. Therefore, the purpose of ...  Read More

Linguistic Representation of Value Dominants in Virtual Space: The Example of Kazakh and English Materials

Samal Zhanatkyzy Yergaliyeva; Meruyert Assetovna Uaikhanova; Nurlan Ramazanovich Omarov; Kuanysh Sovetuly Yergaliyev; Eldana Bakhytovna Assanbayeva; Rimma Meyramovna Ualiyeva

Volume 11, Issue 3 , September 2023, Pages 87-96


  The article focuses on the axiological dominants of Kazakh and English-speaking cultures in the virtual world. The authors analyze the valuable national picture of the world in ordinary virtual discourse by considering the parameters of tradition and innovation in text formation. They collected and analyzed ...  Read More

A Post-Pandemic Systematic Review of E-Learning: A Cross-Cultural Study

Peyman Nouraey; Mohammad Bavali; Fatemeh Behjat

Volume 11, Issue 3 , September 2023, Pages 97-114


  E-learning has recently gained a tremendous amount of attention worldwide; however, this phenomenon has not been studied much from the viewpoints of its immediate beneficiaries (i.e., students and teachers). This systematic review aimed at creating a conceptual framework consisting of the most significant ...  Read More

The Indonesian Prefix /Me-/: A Study in Productivity, Allomorphy, and Usage

Kundharu Saddhono; Ermanto Ermanto; Gatut Susanto; Wati Istanti; Indriyo Sukmono

Volume 11, Issue 3 , September 2023, Pages 115-129


  Indonesian Language for Foreign Speakers (BIPA) is an Indonesian language learning aimed at foreigners. The most challenging part for foreign speakers in BIPA learning is understanding the morphological processes. This study aimed to describe the prefix /me-/ used by foreign speakers in terms of productivity, ...  Read More

Delving into the Concepts of “Authority” and “Politics”: An ‎Associative Word Analysis in Kazakh, Russian, and English

Kulzat Kanievna Sadirova; Sholpan Abdirova; Nurgul Kultanbayeva; Gulmira Yermekbayeva; Nurbol Saduakas; Raushan Balgalievna Zhazykova

Volume 11, Issue 3 , September 2023, Pages 130-145


  The purpose of the article was to study and identify linguistic and cultural features of the concepts of “authority” and “politics” in the materials of Kazakh, Russian, and English. Based on the definitions of the term “concept” in linguistic studies, the semantic ...  Read More

Socio-Cultural Perspectives on Color Semantics: A Semiotic Analysis of Color Symbolism in English and Arabic

Abeer Shujaa Alharbi

Volume 11, Issue 3 , September 2023, Pages 146-158


  In the real world, each word within a language carries a simple referential meaning. Yet, there exist intricate semantic relationships, all of which may vary depending on the various linguistic contexts. In this paper, I explore two main color terms, red and black, in terms of their semantic relationships ...  Read More

Binary Oppositions as a Method of Conceptualization: A Case of Codex Cumanicus

Serkebayeva Gaukhar Iskakbekovna; Boranbaev Sandybai Rezhepovich

Volume 11, Issue 3 , September 2023, Pages 159-170


  The article studies the classification of binary oppositional pairs found in the medieval Codex Cumanicus written monument from a linguistic point of view. The Codex Cumanicus is a Latin manuscript of religious texts and dictionaries written in Kypchak, a Turkic language. The medieval written monument ...  Read More

Linguistic Adaptation among Transmigrants: A Case of Balinese

A.D. Firman; Heksa Biopsi Puji Hastuti; Sang Ayu Putu Eny Parwati; I Made Sudiana; Ratih Rahayu; Ni Luh Nyoman Seri Malini

Volume 11, Issue 3 , September 2023, Pages 171-187


  This research describes the linguistic adaptation of Bali transmigrants on the mainland of Southeast Sulawesi, specifically in relation to phonological, morphological, grammatical, loanword, and language proficiency aspects. To address these issues, data collection methods such as interviews, observations, ...  Read More

Modern Kazakh Language Trends: Norms and Usus Features

Zhanat Sarsenbay; Anarkul Salkynbay; Shaigul Ramazanova; Anar Ashirova; Symbat Igilikova; Lyazzat Alimtayeva; Bauyrzhan Kaspikhan

Volume 11, Issue 3 , September 2023, Pages 188-201


  This article examines contemporary sociolinguistic issues related to the state language, including compliance with traditional norms of the national literary language, the identification of leading trends in language development, and the collection and systematization of ways of speech delivery in communicative ...  Read More

Measuring Vitality of Oral Tradition: A Study of Cigawiran

Sastri Sunarti; Rohim Rohim; Besse Darmawati; Ninawati Syahrul; Hasina Fajrin R; Winci Firdaus; Agus Iswanto; Atisah Atisah; Tugas Tri Wahyono; Helmina Kastanya

Volume 11, Issue 3 , September 2023, Pages 202-212


  Cigawiran is an Indonesian oral tradition that has Islamic religious values and messages. It is only found and developed in a limited location, namely Cigawir village. Regarding the limitation of Cigawiran spreading, this article examined its vitality and cultural values. Oral tradition and vitality ...  Read More

Formation of Students’ Language Competence Based on Linguistic Personality’s Verbal-Semantic Level

Ainur Kushkimbayeva; Altynay Tymbolova; Aigul Murzinova; Ainur Kuchshanova; Sholpan Akchambayeva; Ainur Bostekova

Volume 11, Issue 3 , September 2023, Pages 213-225


  This article aims to explore pedagogical technologies used to develop the language competence of students based on the verbal-semantic level of the linguistic personality. With socio-political and economic changes in Kazakhstan, individualizing education has become a crucial aspect of improving personal ...  Read More

Hedge Markers: A Study of Politeness and Gender in Media Interaction

Nurul Aini; Djatmika Djatmika; Sumarlam Sumarlam; Diah Kristina

Volume 11, Issue 3 , September 2023, Pages 226-241


  The study aims at analyzing politeness and gender around the postponement of election discourse in the Rosi Talk Show (RTS). This qualitative study applies a pragmatic approach that investigates hedge markers (HM). Data were collected from the utterances of nine participants using basic tapping, free-flowing ...  Read More

Multilingualism and the Current Language Situation in the Republic of Kazakhstan

Kulpash Koptleuova; Balgenzhe Karagulova; Anargul Zhumakhanova; Kulshat Kondybay; Aiymgul Salikhova

Volume 11, Issue 3 , September 2023, Pages 242-257


  The purpose of this article is to review modern research in the field of multilingualism in terms of the main problems and issues related to the definition of the concept of multi-lingualism, and its main types and elements. The article discusses various forms of the existence of multilingualism and ...  Read More

Language Choice and Multilingualism on Restaurant Signs: A Linguistic Landscape Analysis

Ketut Artawa; Ade Mulyanah; Dwi Atmawati; I Made Suta Paramarta; Made Sri Satyawati; Ketut Widya Purnawati

Volume 11, Issue 3 , September 2023, Pages 258-271


  This research investigates the combination of the languages utilized on restaurant signs in Ubud, Bali, Indonesia. Among 279 collected data, it is found that three languages are mostly utilized for communication. Those languages are Balinese, Indonesian, and English. As the second result of the analysis, ...  Read More

Shattering a New Glass Ceiling: A Case of Jordanian Women in Leading International Projects

Nancy Al-Doghmi; Ayat Nashwan; Heyam Alkhatib

Volume 11, Issue 3 , September 2023, Pages 272-289


  This research studies the various barriers that impede Jordanian female academics’ advancement into leadership positions with a focus on the attainment of internationally funded projects. By examining the case of Yarmouk University in Jordan, the study inspects a new “glass ceiling” ...  Read More

A Linguistic-Cultural Analysis of the Altyn/Gold Concept

Zhaksylyk Bakytuly Yertay; Altynay Orazbekovna Tymbolova; Bakyt Taspolatov

Volume 11, Issue 3 , September 2023, Pages 290-298


  The article examined the cognitive and linguistic features of the “altyn/gold” concept in Kazakh and English paremiology. The importance of the analysis of paremias in recognition of the concept is related to the fact that these proverbs provide the main value orientations of each people, ...  Read More

Exploring Wisdom in Children’s Literature: Studies on the Values of Character Education in Poetry

Akbar Al Masjid; Sumarlam Sumarlam; Retno Winarni; Budhi Setiawan

Volume 11, Issue 3 , September 2023, Pages 299-311


  The issue of character is an important global issue to be pursued together. This study examines the educational values in Serat Sari Swara by Ki Hadjar Dewantara (KHD). The research used qualitative methods focused on hermeneutic analysis. The source of the data is Serat Sari Swara published in 1930. ...  Read More

Verbalization of the Binary Opposition Man–Woman in Paroemias: A Cross-Cultural Study

Saltanat Beiskhanova; Zhanyl Zhunussova

Volume 11, Issue 3 , September 2023, Pages 312-321


  The current paper is devoted to studying the lexical components variations of the binary opposition man–woman on the material of Russian and English paroemias in the linguoculturological aspect that is particularly valuable for cross-cultural and contrastive studies. The data were revealed by using ...  Read More

A Semiotic Approach to the Analysis of Jordanian Cartoons and Memes on COVID-19

Nisreen Al-khawaldeh; Manar Al-Rabadi

Volume 11, Issue 3 , September 2023, Pages 322-339


  This study examines the impact of COVID-19 on Jordanians’ beliefs, perceptions, and practices. The selected 26 caricatures and memes were analyzed in terms of their denotative, connotative, and semiotic resources and discussed in light of Barthes’ semiotic theory. The analysis reveals that ...  Read More