International Journal of Applied Linguistics and Translation

Volume 1, Issue 2, June 2015

  • The Use of Hybrid Terms and Expressions in Colloquial Arabic among Jordanian Collage Students: A Sociolinguistic Study

    Samia Adnan Jaran, Fawwaz Al-Abed Al-Haq

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 2, June 2015
    Pages: 18-27
    Received: 18 May 2015
    Accepted: 25 May 2015
    Published: 26 May 2015
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijalt.20150102.11
    Abstract: The present study investigates spoken colloquial hybrid terms and expressions used amongst university students in Jordan, from a sociolinguistic perspective. The study attempts to explain attitudes and the extent of use by students at Yarmouk University, during Arabic discourse. This was achieved by means of questionnaires and interviewing students... Show More
  • Cultural Problems in the Translation of the Qur’an

    Bakri Al Azzam, Mohammed Al Ahaydib, Eman Al Huqail

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 2, June 2015
    Pages: 28-34
    Received: 17 May 2015
    Accepted: 26 May 2015
    Published: 28 May 2015
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijalt.20150102.12
    Abstract: Culture, as a main barrier in translation, creates real challenges for both translators and scholars of linguistics. The main aim of this paper is to investigate this translation problem, with reference to a number of culture-bound expressions in the Qur’an. The examples of the study represent not only expressions resembling the Islamic era, but al... Show More