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Research result. Theoretical and Applied Linguistics

Volume 1, Issue №3, 2015
APPLIED LINGUISTICS

ON ARABIC ABSTRACT AND CONCRETE WORDS RECALL USING CUED RECALL PARADIGMS: IS IT ABSTRACTNESS, CONCRETENESS, OR ZERO EFFECT?

The purpose of the study is to see whether abstract or concrete words are better recalled in cued recall type and to measure forward and backward displayed factors in cued ...

PREDICTING STUDENTS’ GPAS BASED ON CLOZE TESTS IN KAZAKHSTAN

The purpose of this study was to determine what correlation, if any, existed between the MA TESOL entrance exam, specifically the cloze test, and students’ performance in the program at ...

EDUCATIONAL DISCOURSE: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN HIGH SCHOOL

Educational discourse demonstrates a number of characteristics, which can be analyzed and grouped according to various parameters. The Theme of Online and Blended Learning occupies a critical domain within the ...

STRATEGIES FOR L2 LECTURE COMPREHENSION: AN INTERVENTION STUDY

The study reported in this article set out to investigate the effect of an intervention into the strategies for second language (L2) lecture comprehension. The research was conducted in a ...
LANGUAGES OF PEOPLES AND NATIONS OF THE WORLD

AN EXPERIMENTAL APPROACH TO THE BASIC COLOUR TERMS IN MODERN GREEK: THE CASE OF blй, γalбzjo, γalanу

According to Berlin & Kay’s [5] theory, it is possible for a language to include more than 11 basic colour terms. It is remarkable that in certain languages more than ...
LITERATURE OF PEOPLES AND NATIONS OF THE WORLD

THE DEMONIC GROTESQUE IN FLANNERY O’CONNOR’S EVERYTHING THAT RISES MUST CONVERGE

This paper surveys the grotesque as a main genre in American Literature which is mostly connected with satire. It defines the grotesque from the gothic to the textual analysis of ...

THE INFLUENCE OF RUMI’S THOUGHT ON WHITMAN’S POETRY

Sufism or tasawwuf is the inner, mystical, or psycho-spiritual dimension of Islam. However, many scholars believe that Sufism is outside the sphere of Islam. As a result, there has always ...

ALTERITY IN AMERICAN LITERATURE: THE FACES OF THE OTHER IN MELVILLE’S MOBY-DICK AND BILLY BUDD

This paper discusses the question of the expression of alterity as "faces" in Herman Melville’s two masterpieces, Moby-Dick; or,The Whale and Billy Budd, Sailor. The issue of otherness and the ...

L’HISTOIRE DES MENTALITÉS EN LITTÉRATURE: L’IMAGINAIRE DE LA CRÉATION AU XVIE SIÈCLE

This study presents a reflection on the critical approach of the literature from the history of the mentalities. To understand the works of the XVIth century it is advisable to ...

THE SATIRIC GROTESQUE IN POE’S TALES OF THE GROTESQUE AND ARABESQUE

This paper surveys the grotesque which takes a principal position in the American literature since the nineteenth to the present. It outlines the evolution of grotesque from art to literary ...
THEORY OF LANGUAGE

INTERRELATIONS BETWEEN BORROWINGS AND FOREIGN INCLUSIONS

The present article is dedicated to the question of the interrelations between borrowings and foreign inclusions. The theoretical issues related to the concepts of foreign inclusions and borrowing stand as ...

SYNERGY OF CULTURALLY MARKED UNITS OF DISCOURSE: ISSUES OF SOCIAL LINGUISTICS

The article deals with the results of linguoculturally marked discursive researches. The discourse is studied as a non-linear social-communicative pattern. The author considers some new scientific issues of the culturally ...

SPECIFICITY OF MEDICAL TERMS IN MEDICAL DISCOURSE

The article deals with the study of specificity of medical terms functioning in medical discourse. The term is analyzed in dynamics on the basis of such medical fields as diabetes ...

THE CONCEPT OF INDEPENDENCE IN THE NOVELS BY AFRICAN WRITERS IN FRENCH AND SPANISH

The article deals with the description of linguistic mechanisms of expressing the concept of independence in African literary texts in French and Spanish. Independence is one of the most important ...

THE IMAGE OF THE CITY AS A FRAGMENT OF ONOMASTIC CONSCIOUSNESS

The modern urban studies addresses its subject − the city − as a complex organized system whose multiple-aspect nature allows to analyze it from various perspectives. This article deals with ...