International Journal of Applied Linguistics and Translation

Volume 6, Issue 4, December 2020

  • The Roles of Mother Tongue in Enhancing English Language Acquisition in English-policy Classes

    Dan Tam Thi Nguyen

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 4, December 2020
    Pages: 109-115
    Received: 26 September 2020
    Accepted: 12 October 2020
    Published: 30 October 2020
    Abstract: The balance of using L1, L2, and English-only policy classes has been widely explored in English language teaching. However, research on the possible and reasonable spaces for L1 in English-only policy classes among students from diverse cultural communities has been very limited. This paper reports findings of employing the Vietnamese language amo... Show More
  • Research on the Cognitive Effort of Sight-Interpreting Complex English Sentences into Chinese: Evidence from Eye Tracking

    Mengsheng Qian, Ningjun Xu

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 4, December 2020
    Pages: 116-123
    Received: 6 December 2020
    Accepted: 18 December 2020
    Published: 25 December 2020
    Abstract: It is widely known that sight-interpreting, one of the typical forms of conference interpreting, requires the interpreters to exert great effort in transforming one language into another. Due to the difference between Chinese and English, some sentence structures such as relative clauses prove to be even more difficult to render. Some experienced i... Show More