The paper examines the representation of the concepts of the first ten numbers, corresponding to the number of fingers on your hand, in English proverbs. Cognithemes characterizing these conceots are described.
The paper presents the political, socio-psychological, linguistic and rhetorical portrait of F.D. Roosevelt as a speaker.
The paper reveals the correlations between the model of semantic derivation, the word-formation structure of the input meaning of polysemantic derivative and the principles of conceptual integration. Conceptual integration is considered as a cognitive mechanism at the basis of frame structures interaction which determine the derivative development.
In this article examines one of the urgent problems of syntactic semantics - the asymmetry of language signs. The author based on the nature of the Uzbek language highlights the asymmetry of the formal structure of complex proposals and its content.
Cultures are not isolated from one another and are of no significance all by themselves, taken separately. Each culture carries in itself the energy of neighboring and other cultures. The warrior who personifies all the strength and might of his community is showered gifts on by nature for his chief mission is protection of his tribes and kin from all kinds of misfortune. The Buryat epos “Geser” and the Anglo-Saxon epopee “Beowulf” have much in...
Processes of globalization make linguistic communities of Belgium choose: to protect their identity from the influence of globalization or to became the part of the unification. Due to the multilingual situation in Belgium there are some manners of speaking French. And fewer francophones feel unsecure using this language.
The article compares the concepts of two prominent linguists of the twentieth century Karl Vossler and Eugeniu Coseriu who regardless of their belonging to different linguistic schools, prioritize aesthetic or cultural components in the development of a language in their works. Keywords: aesthetic idealism, poetic idea, correctness and truth, ideal forms of language, capabilities system, innovation and adoption.
Soviet verbal culture, i.e. general principles and patterns of “linguistic life” of the Soviet society, is analyzed in the article. Various aspects of the Soviet verbal culture are studied from the time of its rise, much was done in post-Soviet era but despite a great number of research papers dedicated to it, including fundamental ones, it has been studied insufficiently and rather one-sidedly.
The article dwells on the typical features of the folktale narrative style such as the total or ranging motif repetition (folktale retardation), the motif effect intensification, using parallel interrelated folktale motifs and characters alongside typical folktale formulas (chronological and topographic beginnings and rhyming endings).
The article presents the analysis of job interview transcripts from the perspective of dominant communicant’s (HR manager) communicative behavior. The interviewer uses various etiquette forms that facilitate a more productive dialogue and stipulate cooperative strategies and tactics in order to achieve the main goal – to determine whether the job applicant meets the requirements of the employer.