Communication and Linguistics Studies

Volume 8, Issue 4, December 2022

  • The Principles of Teaching and Learning Vocabulary Effectively

    Safa Khalifa Al Talib

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 4, December 2022
    Pages: 55-60
    Received: 7 August 2022
    Accepted: 17 October 2022
    Published: 28 October 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.cls.20220804.11
    Abstract: Vocabulary is words of a language, including single items and phrases or chunks of several words which covey a particular meaning. It represents one of most important skills necessary for teaching and learning a second or a foreign language. It considered to be essential to improve skills such as reading comprehension, listening comprehension, spea... Show More
  • “The Other as the Enemy”: Political Discourse and Intolerance in Contemporary Brazil

    Abreu de Morais Argus Romero

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 4, December 2022
    Pages: 61-70
    Received: 20 June 2022
    Accepted: 26 September 2022
    Published: 31 October 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.cls.20220804.12
    Abstract: In this study, we aim to evaluate the formation of the political discourse of the current Brazilian extreme right through four utterances produced by Federal Deputy Jair Bolsonaro (Social Liberal Party), namely: three posts on his profile page on the social network Facebook in 2015 and 2016, and his vote in the Chamber of Deputies in favor of the i... Show More
  • Vietnamese English Speakers’ Conception of Time Through Spatial Metaphors and Its Implications on Cross-Cultural Communication

    Tran Thanh Du, Au Minh Triet, Nguyen Tran Uy Vu

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 4, December 2022
    Pages: 71-79
    Received: 16 October 2022
    Accepted: 7 November 2022
    Published: 16 November 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.cls.20220804.13
    Abstract: This study briefly reviews the empirical history of the aforementioned questions and describes the process of designing and conducting two experiments that demonstrate the role of language in shaping habitual thought, with the subjects being Vietnamese English speakers (2nd and 3rd year English majors from Thu Dau Mot University - TDMU). The result... Show More
  • Measuring Student Translators’ Cognitive Effort with Pauses: A Comparative Analysis of Human Translation and MT Post-Editing

    Wang Jiayi

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 4, December 2022
    Pages: 80-84
    Received: 10 November 2022
    Accepted: 1 December 2022
    Published: 8 December 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.cls.20220804.14
    Abstract: Measuring the cognitive effort involved in the translation production is one of the most important issues in translation and in MT post-editing. The present study investigated student translators’ cognitive effort with pauses by comparing their processes in human translation and MT post-editing. Translog II, a keyboard recording software, was used ... Show More