International Journal of Applied Linguistics and Translation

Volume 5, Issue 1, March 2019

  • Creative Use of English as Phonetic Markers in Chinese Context

    Chuanbin Ni, Xueli Liu

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, March 2019
    Pages: 1-8
    Received: 17 January 2019
    Accepted: 10 February 2019
    Published: 22 February 2019
    Abstract: This research explored the linguistic features of English phonetic loanwords in terms of matrix, carrier, recipient and donor, the approaches from a recipient to its corresponding donor and the reasons for the creative use of English as phonetic markers in Chinese context. The following conclusions were obtained: (1) all matrix is grammatical Chine... Show More
  • Reflection on Consecutive Interpreting Note-taking Textbooks Published in China

    Jing Luo, Xiao Ma

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, March 2019
    Pages: 9-14
    Received: 28 April 2019
    Accepted: 30 May 2019
    Published: 11 June 2019
    Abstract: Increasing international exchanges have made consecutive interpreting more and more prevalent nowadays, and the success of consecutive interpreting activities is, to a large extent, dependent on the interpreters’ memory of the speaker's source information, and in order to do that, interpreters need to take notes in a methodical manner, which helps ... Show More
  • Analyzing the Perspectives and Strategies in Localizing Software in Kiswahili

    Rufus Karani Munyua, Tom Olali

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, March 2019
    Pages: 15-20
    Received: 5 April 2019
    Accepted: 29 May 2019
    Published: 12 June 2019
    Abstract: Computer software and the Internet has now become a worldwide commodity and unlike before when the market was limited to major languages such as English, it has now grown to include even smaller languages such as Kiswahili. This has been made possible through translation and localization of software products and Applications so that firstly, people... Show More