Communication and Linguistics Studies

Volume 2, Issue 1, December 2016

  • Students’ Difficulties in Pronouncing the English Labiodental Sounds


    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, December 2016
    Pages: 1-5
    Received: 27 August 2016
    Accepted: 27 September 2016
    Published: 17 October 2016
    DOI: 10.11648/j.cls.20160201.11
    Abstract: This research is conducted in order to find out the most difficult position in pronouncing the English labiodental sounds at the second grade of Senior High School of Taman Siswa Pematangsiantar. There are some various articulators in pronunciation. They are bilabial, labiodental, dental, alveolar, palatoalveolar, palatal, velar, and glottal. For I... Show More
  • Writing Anxiety and Language Learning Motivation: Examining Causes, Indicators, and Relationship

    Jerryk C. Alico

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, December 2016
    Pages: 6-12
    Received: 11 September 2016
    Accepted: 26 October 2016
    Published: 30 November 2016
    DOI: 10.11648/j.cls.20160201.12
    Abstract: The affective domain has already received great attention from researchers as evidenced by a large body of literature made since its conception. This paper aims to draw a connection between writing anxiety and motivation, which are both affective variables associated to language learning. Using mixed-methods design, data were collected from 60 stud... Show More
  • Language Maintenance and Shift of Flora’s Lexicons in Karonese Traditional Food: An Ecolinguistic Perspective

    Bahagia Tarigan, Eddy Setia, Dwi Widayati, Aron Meko Mbete

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, December 2016
    Pages: 13-17
    Received: 19 October 2016
    Accepted: 9 November 2016
    Published: 10 December 2016
    DOI: 10.11648/j.cls.20160201.13
    Abstract: This article aims at finding out how flora’s lexicons associated with Karonese traditional food are maintained and shifted. A qualitative research design is used to explore the phenomena of such social issues. The data were flora’s lexicons associated with Karonese traditional food in seven villages (i.e. Lau Kambing, Turangi, Penungkiren, Buluh Pe... Show More
  • Morphological Patterns in Persian First Grade Elementary School

    Aliyeh Kord-e Zafaranlu Kambuziya, Parisa Sadat Mirnejad, Ardeshir Maleki Moghaddam

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, December 2016
    Pages: 18-26
    Received: 19 October 2016
    Accepted: 10 November 2016
    Published: 9 January 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.cls.20160201.14
    Abstract: The aim of this paper is to study the Morphological Patterns i.e. word-based model and morpheme-based model on complex words in 7-year-old Persian speaking children. The method of the research is descriptive- analytic and for collecting data, the documentary resources and the first grade course book of elementary students- “Farsi-Bekhanim” have bee... Show More
  • Implications of Grand Strategy of Politeness on the Doctor-Patient Relationship in Mainland China

    Hongwei Li

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, December 2016
    Pages: 27-31
    Received: 29 November 2016
    Accepted: 26 December 2016
    Published: 16 January 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.cls.20160201.15
    Abstract: Undoubtedly, doctor-patient relationship is supposed to be the most harmonious relationship since it plays a fairly important part in promoting human health. However, in mainland China, doctor-patient relationship has been a serious problem for quite a long time. Every year,many conflicts between doctors and patients are reported. Informative and e... Show More