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Sep 16, 2019Open    AccessArticle

The Contrastive Analysis and Translation Studies between English and Chinese under the Theory of Aesthetic Linguistics and Reception Aesthetics—Take English and Chinese Geological Disaster Discourses as Examples

Sen Yuan, Chun-qian Huang
As Chinese is parataxis language while English is hypotaxis language, there are many differences between the two languages. Based on the aesthetic linguistics and reception aesthetics, this paper aims to analyze the method of geological disaster news in English and Chinese, explore the similarities and differences of English-Chinese geological disasters from the level of aesthetic features. It will analyze the differenc

Aug 29, 2019Open    AccessArticle

Lessons from Confucius Ideas: Chinese Universities’ African Students Reflections

Samson Chaima Robin Kajawo
In most normal universities in China, Confucian lessons are included in the in-ternational students study programs. This is because Confucianism is the most prevalent deep rooted historical philosophy in China. It is based on the teach-ings of Confucius (551 - 479 B.C.), a virtuous man who never wanted to be as-sociated with insincerity, immorality and corruption. Though he failed to im-plement his ideas when he was alive, he live

Jul 26, 2019Open    AccessArticle

An Analysis of Subtitle Translation of Hello, Mr. Billionaire from the Perspective of Skopos Theory

Yucheng Sheng, Xiaohui Gao, Honglei Ma, Yaorui Zhuang
As a significant medium of cross-culture communication, film subtitle translation should be attached more importance to for the sake of better implementing Chinese Culture Going Global Strategy. Appropriate subtitle translation can accurately convey cultural connotations and facilitate cross-cultural communication, while inappropriate subtitle translation may cause flavor loss or even lead to serious misunderstandin

Jul 03, 2019Open    AccessArticle

Teaching English as a Second/Foreign Language to CAPD-Impaired Students

Izabela Bieńkowska, Krzysztof Polok
Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD) or APD (Auditory Processing Disorder) is usually confused with a physical hearing impairment (i.e. with hearing loss), or problems related to attention deficit disorders, usually comorbid with psychomotor hyperactivity. However, in children with APD, where the conductive hearing has been assessed as normal, the problem is the improper processing of auditory stimuli. It

Jun 28, 2019Open    AccessArticle

Hypothesis on Remote Memory Forming from Heterosynaptic LTD-Mediated Neuronal Degeneration

Zi-Jian Cai
In this article, it is hypothesized a new mechanism for the formation of stable remote memory in brain comprising the important memory acquired during childhood and the common words in language. It has been demonstrated that the memory forms concurrently at both homosynaptic long term potentiation (LTP) and heterosynaptic long term depression (LTD). It is pointed out that the repeated LTD may result in neuronal degeneration as evi

Jun 11, 2019Open    AccessArticle

Analysis of Hedges in English Advertising from the Perspective of Cooperative Principle

Jing Yang
Hedge is a phenomenon of the fuzziness in language. It is also a particularly crucial communication strategy. This thesis analyzes hedges in English advertising on the basis of Cooperative Principle. The thesis promotes the further study of hedges from different perspectives. Advertisers are also able to adopt hedges in a better way for promoting their products and services. At the same time, it may help them to understand the str

Mar 27, 2019Open    AccessArticle

Reading Ability: From Individual Development to Important Demand

Xuemei Deng, Jie Sun
Reading is essential to individual development and national development strategy. With the improvement of technologies and the advent of emerging reading media, reading ability has gradually become indispensable for teenagers to develop their personalities, obtain knowledge and promote their social development. Meanwhile, it also concerns the cultural inheritance, technological innovation and future development of a nation, receiv

Feb 27, 2019Open    AccessArticle

Study on the Associative Character of Dongba Script in Lijiang Area

Yin Zhou
Dongba script, which is in the early stages of writing, is an important pic-tograph, and the study of Dongba script helps to study the origin and de-velopment of writing. Through long-time researching on Dongba scripture in Lijiang area, we find that associative character in Dongba script is special. This article researches on the associative characters in Dongba script.

Nov 26, 2018Open    AccessArticle

Students’ Use of Summary in a Writing about Writing Class

Thomas Girshin
This study explores whether or not a Writing about Writing (WAW) course de-sign has a positive bearing on students’ use of summary in their researched ar-guments. It hypothesizes that students will draw more on summary in their re-searched arguments, since students in WAW actively interpret a shared group of texts through the lens of the discourse community and thus have a higher level of comprehe

Oct 29, 2018Open    AccessArticle

Functions of Gichuka Discourse Markers in Gichuka Speech

Elsie Njeri Kirimo, Humphrey Kirimi Ireri
Discourse markers are linguistic items that are frequently used in the course of daily communication. These are not only connecting words that contribute to cohesion of discourse but are also crucial tools for achieving intended commu-nicative purposes in the course of discourse. Studies have been carried out on discourse markers as used in other languages of the world but since every lin-guistic variety is unique and culture depe