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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Volume 8.1

Kaja Mandić & Izabela Dankić
University of Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Collocations of high frequency words in nursing research articles and The Academic Collocation List:
Similarities and differences

Nihada Delibegović Džanić1& Amila Hasanspahić2
1University of Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina
2Bahram-bey Madrasa, Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Computer assisted language learning in English language classrooms in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Oleksandr Kapranov
Western Norway University of Applied Sciences, Bergen, Norway

English goes digital: Framing pre-service teachers’ perceptions of a learning management system in their EFL studies

Džemal Špago
Džemal Bijedić University of Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Rhetorical questions as aggressive, friendly or sarcastic/ironical questions with imposed answers

Alexandra Bagasheva (Sofia)
Annalisa Baicchi (University of Pavia)
Antonio Barcelona (University of Cordoba)
Réka Benczes (Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest)
Snežana Bilbija (University of Sarajevo)
Marija Brala (University of Rijeka)
Mario Brdar (Josip Juraj Strossmayer University, Osijek)
Laurel Brinton (University of British Columbia, Vancouver)
Piotr Cap (University of Łodź)
Sanja Čurković-Kalebić (University of Split)
Craig Dicker (Istanbul)
Vyvyan Evans (University of Bangor)
Dylan Glynn (Lund University)
Christine Chuen Meng Goh (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
Stefan Th. Gries (University of California, Santa Barbara)
Martin Hilpert (University of Neuchâtel)
Dunja Jutronić (University of Split)
Francis Katamba (University of Lancaster)
Sonja Kleinke (University of Heidelberg)
László Imre Komlósi (University of Pécs)
Zoltán Kövecses (Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest)
Lívia Körtvélyessy (Šafárik University of Košice)
Barbara Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk (University of Łodź)
Jelena Mihaljević Djigunović (University of Zagreb)
Mariana Neagu (University of Lower Danube, Galaţi)
Marija Omazić (Josip Juraj Strossmayer University, Osijek)
Klaus Uwe-Panther (University of Hamburg, Nanjing Normal University)
Višnja Pavičić Takač (Josip Juraj Strossmayer University, Osijek)
Elisabeth Piirainen (Steinfurt)
Günter Radden (University of Hamburg)
Katarina Rasulić (University of Belgrade)
Vincent Renner (University of Lyon)
Randi Reppen (Northern Arizona University)
Ana María Rojo Lopéz (University of Murcia)
Francisco J. Ruiz de Mendoza (University of La Rioja, Logroño)
Mark Sebba (University of Lancaster)
Elena Semino (University of Lancaster)
Danica Škara (University of Split)
Pavol Štekauer (Šafárik University of Košice)
Linda L. Thornburg (Nanjing Normal University)
Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade (University of Leiden)
Ivana Trbojević Milošević (University of Belgrade)
Graeme Trousdale (University of Edinburgh)
Milena Žic Fuchs (University of Zagreb)

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Volume 7.1

Goran Milić & Dubravka Vidaković Erdeljić
University of Osijek, Croatia
Can we profit from a loss and still expect substantial gains? Grammatical metaphors as discourse builders and translational choices in English and Croatian discourse of economics

Mersina Mujagić1 & Sanja Berberović2
1University of Bihać, Bosnia and Herzegovina
2University of Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina
The IMMIGRANTS ARE ANIMALS metaphor as a deliberate metaphor in British and Bosnian-Herzegovinian media

Mario Brdar
University of Osijek, Croatia
On the regularity of metonymy across languages (exemplified on some metonymies in medical discourse)

Kemal Avdagić
University of Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Black humour processing in the light of the conceptual integration theory and the benign violation theory

Volume 6.2

Dragana Božić Lenard & Marija Omazić
University of Osijek, Croatia
Gender and affiliation differences in topic selection in U.S. congressional speeches

Mirna Varga,1 Violeta Jurkovič2 & Halina Sierocka3
1University of Osijek, Croatia
2University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
3University of Białystok, Poland
English communicative competence and predominant language for online use through smartphones in Croatia as compared to Slovenia

Jasmina Hanić, Tanja Pavlović & Alma Jahić Jašić
University of Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Journey through the writing process: Metaphors of thesis writing experience

Volume 6.1

Chris A. Smith
CRISCO EA4255, Université de Caen Normandie, France
Diachronic patterns of usage of no doubt in the English Historical Book

Anna Martinović & Izabela Sorić
University of Zadar, Croatia
The L2 motivational self system, L2 interest, and L2 anxiety: A study of motivation and gender differences in the Croatian context

Dino Dumančić
University of Zadar, Croatia
Investigating boredom among EFL teachers

Esmat Babaii, Mahmood Reza Atai & Abbas Parsazadeh
Kharazmi University, Tehran, Iran
EFL teachers’ role in English: Letting the silent majority voice their words