View Vol. 4 ,  Iss. 2 (December 2021)

Journal of Linguistics and Education Research

ISSN: 2630-5097 (Online)

Vol. 4 , Iss. 2 (December 2021)


  • A Comparative Analysis between Walt Disney and DreamWorks Based on the Theory of Semantic Roles of Argument Nominals

    Manping XU, Jiasheng Zhu, Bingjun Ma

    Article ID: 4260
    55  (Abstract) 23  (Download)


    Anchored on Yule’s categories of semantic roles, the present study examined the language of cartoon scripts with Chinese characters in Walt Disney’s Mulan 1 and 2 and DreamWorks’s Kung Fu Panda 1 and 2. Specifically it described the: (1) semantic features of the scripts in terms of semantic roles; and (2)similarities and differences in the language...

  • The Presentation of Speech Acts in Oral English Textbooks

    Li Xin

    Article ID: 4443
    77  (Abstract) 11  (Download)

    In this study, an evaluation of the presentation of speech acts in six oral English textbooks is conducted from both qualitative and quantitative perspectives to see how speech acts are presented and whether enough and explicit meta-pragmatic and contextual information are provided.

    Results show that 1) there is a paucity of speech acts and the average...