International Journal of Applied Linguistics and Translation

Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2018

  • Translation of Selected Igbo Proverbs and Idiomatic Expressions: Implications for Curbing Economic Recession

    Joseph Igono, Ugochukwu Ogbonnaya Ogudu

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2018
    Pages: 1-8
    Received: 13 January 2018
    Accepted: 16 February 2018
    Published: 19 March 2018
    Abstract: This descriptive research analyzes selected Igbo proverbs and idiomatic expressions using translation approach. While literal translation is used to reveal the syntactic structures of the selected fixed expressions in Igbo, semantic translation is also used to reveal the rich meaning of the expressions. The application of these procedures helps rev... Show More
  • The Effect of Peer Corrective Recast in CALL as a Language Teaching Methodology on Teaching Grammar to Intermediate Iranian English Foreign Language Students

    Mostafa Rahimi Rad

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2018
    Pages: 9-17
    Received: 15 February 2018
    Accepted: 19 March 2018
    Published: 10 April 2018
    Abstract: The use of internet as a teaching tool is predominant all around the world and teachers try to devise it in order to accelerate and facilitate language learning for their students. However in Iran, few studies have concentrated on this type of methodology and it is rarely practiced among English language instructors. Thus this study aimed at invest... Show More
  • The Concept of Time in the Stories of Katherine Mansfield

    Maryam Jafari, Fatemeh Sadat Basirizadeh

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2018
    Pages: 18-25
    Received: 3 February 2018
    Accepted: 2 April 2018
    Published: 21 May 2018
    Abstract: Modernism brought with itself a great change to the philosophical and scientific ideas. Philosophies about time were not free from this change and the French philosopher Henri Bergson reinterpreted time. He divided time into specialized (linear time) and duration. The artists and the writers of the modern era were much influenced by these ideas and... Show More