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APPLIED LINGUISTICS

Wordiness in academic writing: a systematic scoping review

Volume 10, Issue №1, 2024
Background: Excessive use of empty words in academic texts is a significant impediment to effective communication, often complicating the clarity and reducing the comprehensibility of scholarly writing. Purpose: ...

Corpus linguistic exploration of Russian-Vietnamese mutual perceptions

Volume 10, Issue №1, 2024
Despite long-term fruitful relations between Russia and Vietnam, there is still a need for studies that would deepen intercultural understanding between the two peoples. In this paper, Russian-Vietnamese mutual ...

A comparative study of lexical bundles in linguistics and biology Ph.D. dissertations

Volume 10, Issue №1, 2024
Lexical bundles are considered as one of the main rhetorical features in academic genres. The appropriate use of these features adds to the coherence and naturalness of the ...

Individual differences in the associative meaning of a word through the lens of the language model and semantic differential

Volume 10, Issue №1, 2024
The fact that there are individual differences in word semantics is recognized by lots of scholars. However, establishing and describing such differences is a complex scientific task involving ...

Linguistic profiling of text genres: adventure stories vs. textbooks

Volume 10, Issue №1, 2024
In this article we test the hypothesis that genre-inherent quantitative linguistic parameters can be reduced to a list of few provided with strictly defined ranges of value. The ...

Schematic knowledge deviation: delving into the depths of reader’s cognitive pathways

Volume 9, Issue №4, 2023
This paper is an attempt to show how readers' underlying network of prototypical schematic expectations might be activated at different levels to address schematic/ cognitive challenges. When these ...

The structures of Malay language existential sentences

Volume 9, Issue №4, 2023
This study aims to analyze the syntactic structures of existential sentences in Malay and focuses on the verb ada to produce generalization regarding existential verbs in Malay. Our findings ...

Contesting “growth” and “sustainability” in Indonesia’s capital city relocation: a corpus ecolinguistic study

Volume 9, Issue №3, 2023
The global environmental crisis has triggered academic discussions on how infrastructure discourse often eliminates the environment as a part of the ecosystem. One noticeable contested issue is Indonesia’s capital ...

Rhetorical structure of research paper introductions in computer science: a comparative analysis

Volume 9, Issue №3, 2023
Research paper introductions are considered challenging, especially for academic writers whose native language is different from English. Despite the large interest in the rhetorical organization of research papers ...

Lexical, referential and syntactic ambiguities as Internet jokes

Volume 9, Issue №2, 2023
This study investigated how Internet users construct a sense of ambiguity in the English language to make funny jokes through Internet memes. Its aim was to examine the ambiguity ...

Language complexity across sub-styles and genres in legal Russian

Volume 9, Issue №2, 2023
The purpose of the paper is to find out the differences in linguistic complexity between legal documents, opposed by domain, sub-style and genre. The authors explore the large and ...

Relexification and dialect levelling in the genesis of creoles: the case of the Arabic-based creole, Nubi

Volume 9, Issue №2, 2023
This paper addresses the genesis of Nubi, an Arabic-based creole, spoken in Uganda and Kenya. A novel account is offered using the relexification approach (Lefebvre, 1998, 2009). The study ...

Research article discussion moves and steps in papers on medicine: academic literacy and respect for readers

Volume 9, Issue №2, 2023
Discussion section of a research article (RA) is an essential part of a paper where findings are interpreted and built into a broader context. This study looks at a ...

English possessives and the definiteness effect in there-sentences: a corpus-based study

Volume 8, Issue №4, 2022
This paper investigates one of the instances of the definiteness effect: the access of the prenominal possessives “my/your/its/her/his/their/our” to the postverbal noun phrases in existential there-sentences. The definiteness effect ...

Boosting Speech-to-Text software potential

Volume 8, Issue №4, 2022
The article focuses on finding ways of boosting efficiency and accuracy of Speech-to-Text (STT)-powered input. The effort is triggered by the growing popularity of the software among professional translators, ...

Lexical and syntactic features of academic Russian texts: a discriminant analysis

Volume 8, Issue №4, 2022
This article presents three mathematical models to differentiate academic texts from three subject discourses written in Russian (i.e., Philological, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences) which further enable design and automated ...

Analysis of incorrect POS-tagging in student texts with linguistic errors in German

Volume 8, Issue №3, 2022
The electronic learner corpus of student texts in German, the PACT, contains the parts-of-speech (POS) tagging. This markup is performed automatically using RFTagger. Since the texts of the corpus ...

Metaphoric construal and its effect on gaze behavior of the readers with better and worse working memory

Volume 8, Issue №3, 2022
Language creativity studies are now exploring new experimental methods which test the readers’ figurative thought. In the current work, we address the gaze behavior as contingent on figurative language ...

Trump’s image in a political cartoon: analysis of expressive potential

Volume 8, Issue №2, 2022
This study is an attempt to describe the expressive means used in American political cartoons covering the most prominent events before and during Donald Trump’s presidency. Political cartoon as ...

Revealing the ideology of Omicron discourse in CNN Indonesia news

Volume 8, Issue №2, 2022
After the emergence of the Covid-19 virus new Omicron variant at the end of 2021, news in various mass media resurfaced, especially in Indonesia. Digitalization in the world of ...
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