International Journal of Applied Linguistics and Translation

Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2021

  • A Critical Study on the Effect of the Case-based Teaching Method in Business English Reading in Higher Vocational Colleges

    Yin Yang

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2021
    Pages: 27-33
    Received: 1 April 2021
    Accepted: 12 April 2021
    Published: 20 April 2021
    Abstract: The research of teaching methods has been attracting L2 researchers and practitioners, for the proper choice of teaching methods may produce a considerable effect on both languages teaching and learning. Case-based teaching method is now widely applied to many courses, which has been well examined in the existing literature. While there still remai... Show More
  • Application of Standard and Non-Standard Syntactic Units in Alisher Navoi’s Prose

    Ashirbaev Samikhan

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2021
    Pages: 34-42
    Received: 26 November 2020
    Accepted: 21 December 2020
    Published: 26 April 2021
    Abstract: Alisher Navoi is the greatest representative of Uzbek literature and Uzbek literary language in the world. His works are studied not only in the Eastern countries but also in most countries of the world. The texts of Alisher Navoi's works have been thoroughly studied in terms of literary studies but this idea cannot be expressed concerning his lang... Show More
  • Students’ Motivation for Learning Ghanaian Languages in the University

    Ernest Nyamekye, Daniel Baffour-Koduah

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2021
    Pages: 43-52
    Received: 11 February 2021
    Accepted: 24 February 2021
    Published: 29 April 2021
    Abstract: This study sought to examine students’ motivation for studying Ghanaian languages in University of Cape Coast. It adopted a descriptive survey design with a sample of 144 students in University of Cape Coast. The statistical methods employed were descriptive and inferential statistics. Mann-Whitney U test and Wilcoxon Signed Rank test were used to ... Show More
  • On English Translation of Chinese Diplomatic Discourses from the Perspective of Pragmatic Triadic Relations

    Chen Yulian

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2021
    Pages: 53-58
    Received: 14 April 2021
    Accepted: 28 April 2021
    Published: 14 May 2021
    Abstract: Translation is a special case of language use and a special way of communication that spans language, time and culture. Translation of diplomatic discourse is a complicated communicative activity in which numerous factors should be taken into consideration such as the speech style of the speaker, the situational context and the distinctions between... Show More
  • Machine Translation Quality Assessment of Selected Works of Xiaoping Deng Supported by Digital Humanistic Method

    Qing Wang, Xiao Ma

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2021
    Pages: 59-68
    Received: 8 April 2021
    Accepted: 29 April 2021
    Published: 15 May 2021
    Abstract: With the development of modern technology, the new technological methods need to be applied timely into translation research and translation quality assessment. As a new research method, digital technology is often used in the field of humanities research instead of the traditional ones and open a new paradigm for humanities research. At the same t... Show More
  • On Chinese and English Metaphors of Taste Based on Conceptual Metaphor Theory: A Case Study of Taste Word Translation in Fortress Besieged

    Lingli Li

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2021
    Pages: 69-75
    Received: 9 May 2021
    Accepted: 25 May 2021
    Published: 21 June 2021
    Abstract: Metaphor is very common in literature. Conceptual metaphor theory (CMT) provides a brand-new way to study metaphor from cognitive perspective. This paper applies corpus analysis toolkit Antconc to analyze Chinese and English metaphors of taste based on the corpus of Fortress Besieged written by Ch’ien Chung-shu and its translation by Jeanne Kelly a... Show More
  • Praat-assisted Comparative Study on Disfluencies in C-E Interpreting

    Yang Xiaofeng, Zhang Menglei, Zhang Zhaoqing, Zeng Ashan

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2021
    Pages: 76-82
    Received: 14 January 2021
    Accepted: 1 March 2021
    Published: 25 June 2021
    Abstract: Intervening the process of interpreting, tone group segmentations, as the phonological embodiment of the interpreters’ information perception and processing, produce dis-fluent paralinguistic utterances like pauses, lengthening, and pitch resetting etc, which impact on the fluency of the information and expression. In order to study how these non-v... Show More