English Language, Literature & Culture

Volume 4, Issue 3, September 2019

  • Exploring the Paradigmatic Thinking and Representation in R. E. Obeng’s Eighteenpence: Beyond Plot

    Casimir Adjoe

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, September 2019
    Pages: 61-69
    Received: 22 May 2019
    Accepted: 10 July 2019
    Published: 23 July 2019
    Abstract: When narratives are mentioned, the first thing that springs to mind is plot. Plot is important because of its reference to development and process, which make possible the outlining and enacting of the forms of life that shape up around a particular time and structure. Meaning-making in a narrative is generally dependent on this arrangement and the... Show More
  • Exploring Factors Which Affect Quality of the English Language Teacher Training Programme for Primary Schools in Zambézia

    Gregório Jorge Gonçalves

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, September 2019
    Pages: 70-77
    Received: 6 January 2019
    Accepted: 6 September 2019
    Published: 21 September 2019
    Abstract: Several factors may affect the quality of the English language teaching and learning process and teacher training as well. This paper seeks to discuss eight factors which influence positive or negatively in the English language teacher training programme for primary schools in Zambézia province. Heyworth is the great scholar, who discusses issues a... Show More
  • Familiarity and Unfamiliarity Factor: A Variable in the Cognition of Proverbs

    Sukdeb Goswami

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, September 2019
    Pages: 78-82
    Received: 28 August 2019
    Accepted: 11 September 2019
    Published: 25 September 2019
    Abstract: Proverbs are a very common linguistic tool that provides a mechanism for understanding the general in terms of the specific. Their usage reveals the state of mind and mutual cognitive environment of the discourse participants in a linguistic exchange. The interpretation of a proverb involves a mapping process leading the hearer to search for a corr... Show More