Volume 11.2

Alvin Ping Leong  

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore    

Clause complexing in research-article abstracts: Comparing human- and AI-generated texts

Joseph Benjamin Archibald Afful1, Eugene Kwesi Hesse1, Ebenezer Agbaglo2 & Emmanuel Mensah Bonsu1

1University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana; 2The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Persuasive strategies in grant recommendation letters written by senior faculty in a Ghanaian university  

Jasmina Hanić, Tanja Pavlović & Alma Jahić Jašić

University of Tuzla, Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina

The power of metaphor in thesis writing process 

Afsaneh Ghanizadeh & Maryam Majidi Yazdi

Imam Reza International University, Mashhad, Iran

Resilience in virtual education: Designing and validating a scale in higher education   

Volume 11.1

Višnja Pavičić Takač & Gabrijela Buljan  

University of Osijek, Osijek, Croatia   

Acquisition of English nominal suffix –er by advanced EFL learners: a view from usage-based perspective

Monica Adokorach & Bebwa Isingoma

Gulu University, Gulu, Uganda

Homogeneity and heterogeneity in lexical stress placement among Ugandan speakers of English as an L2: a view from usage-based perspective  

Kemal Avdagić & Mirza Džanić

University of Tuzla, Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Power relations through the prism of critical discourse analysis and systemic functional grammar

Volume 10.2

Yurii Kovbasko

Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University, Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine /Universidade Estadual do Centro Oeste, Guarapuava, Brazil

Functional transposition of TILL and UNTIL from a diachronic perspective

Anna Martinović & Dino Dumančić

University of Zadar, Zadar, Croatia

Cam teach and prosper? EFL teachers’ attitudes, well-being, and coping strategies in an online setting

Mehrnoosh Fakharzadeh & Mohammad Hassan Naderi

Sheikhbahaee University, Isfahan, Iran

Challenges of distance English teaching: Narrative analysis of Iranian mainstream EFL teachers’ lived experiences

Olha Lapka

Center for Strategic Innovations and Progressive Development, Kyiv, Ukraine/ University of Jaén, Jaén, Spain

Exclamatives as means of exhibiting emotions in Henry James’s Washington Square: Pragmatic aspect

Volume 10.1

Alvin Ping Leong

Nanyang Technical University, Singapore

The language of insults: A look at Theme, Rheme and negative inferences

Mersina Mujagić

University of Bihać, Bosnia and Herzegovina

The MIGRATION AS AN INVASION and the COMMON EUROPEAN HOUSE metaphors in media discourse

Abdel Rahman Mitib Altakhaineh1, Mohammad Yousef Alsaraireh2 & Hiba Alhendi1

1The University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan

 2Al- Balqa Applied University, Karak Branch, Karak, Jordan

The impact of incidental learning on the acquisition of the sound /p/ by Arabic-speaking EFL learners

Volume 9.2

Maja Novak Lađarević

Juraj Dobrila University of Pula, Croatia

Examining the key factors behind foreign language anxiety (FLA) in online teaching of English for Specific Purposes (ESP)

Amina Arnautović

University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Through linguo-stylistic analysis to a new retranslation of the ballad “Hasanaginica“

Haris Delić & Elma Dedović-Atilla

International Burch University, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

The analysis of youth-related anglicisms among Bosnian youth – knowledge of their original form and meaning and attitudes towards them

Volume 9.1

Mirna Erk & Višnja Pavičić Takač
University of Osijek, Osijek, Croatia

Teacher target language input and young learners’ aural comprehension of English

Tan Arda Gedik
Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany

An analysis of lexicogrammatical development in English textbooks in Turkey:
A usage-based construction grammar approach

Yuriy Velykoroda1 & Oksana Moroz2
1Precarpathian National Vasyl Stefanyk University, Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine
2Indiana University of Pennsylvania, PA, USA

Intertextuality in media discourse: A reader’s perspective

Sharif Alghazo, Soumia Bekaddour, Marwan Jarrah & Yazeed Hammouri
University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan

Euphemistic strategies in Algerian Arabic and American English

Volume 8.2

Mirna Varga

University of Osijek, Croatia

Hedging functions of extraposed that-clauses in English and declarative subject da-clauses in Croatian academic writing

Lina Miloshevska1, Elżbieta Gajek2, Nihada Delibegović Džanić3 & Çiler Hatipoğlu4

1University of Information Science and Technology “St. Paul the Apostle,” Ohrid, North Macedonia
2Univeristy of Warsaw, Poland
3University of Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina
4Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey

Emergency online learning during the first Covid-19 period: students’ perspectives from Bosnia and Herzegovina, North Macedonia, Poland and Turkey

Maja Séguin

Evangelical Theological Seminary, Osijek, Croatia

Corpus based study of verbs explain and clarify as an example of assistance in pedagogical settings

Haniyeh Moghadam1, Afsaneh Ghanizadeh1 & Behzad Ghonsooly2

1Imam Reza International University Mashhad, Iran
2Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran

Differences in EFL learners’ burnout levels and receptive language skills with regard to the mindfulness-based instruction

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