International Journal of Applied Linguistics and Translation

Volume 3, Issue 2, April 2017

  • Developing Saudi EFL Students' Reading Skills Through Schema-Based Techniques

    Faisal Mutair Rhail Alshammari

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, April 2017
    Pages: 16-23
    Received: 1 March 2017
    Accepted: 1 March 2017
    Published: 6 May 2017
    Abstract: Reading is one of the main four language skills. As a receptive skill, it enables learners to receive a significant comprehensible input which can be used later on in speaking or in writing. Research indicates that reading comprehension is a highly complex, interactive, constructive process in which students actively reconstruct the original intent... Show More
  • Audio-visual Translation and Nigerian Cinematography: Subtitling and Dubbing from English and Indigenous Languages in Favour of French

    Babatunde Olukayode Temidayo

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, April 2017
    Pages: 24-31
    Received: 20 March 2017
    Accepted: 25 April 2017
    Published: 22 May 2017
    Abstract: This article focuses on the audio-visual translation adopted by Nigerian film industry to popularize her local languages by using English and French to publicise her film works through dubbing or subtitling. The concepts of foreignisation and domestication of subtitling and dubbing help to communicate Nigerian linguistic, social and cultural identi... Show More