Journal of
Languages and Culture

  • Abbreviation: J. Lang. Cult.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6540
  • DOI: 10.5897/JLC
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 131

Table of Content: February 2012; 3(2)

February 2012

Homonymy as a barrier to mutual intelligibility among speakers of various dialects of Afan Oromo

  This study intended to scrutinize how homonymous lexical items in Afan Oromo result in misunderstandings and confusions among speakers from differing dialect areas. The data for this study were collected from two groups of informants. The first category of informants consisted of twenty high school Afan Oromo teachers who have acquaintance with the media and people...

Author(s): Amanuel Raga and Samuel Adola

February 2012

Learners of medical English as problem posers/solvers tackling real-life concerns

  To come to a critical understanding of personal experiences and existing knowledge, and to actively engage in knowledge production, an education based on problem posing and problem solving activities can open up the space to focus on people’s real life concerns and come to local solutions for personal problems. The present study is an account of how centralizing themes and concerns from learners’...

Author(s): Sue-san Ghahremani-Ghajar and Masoumeh Shabanzadeh