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Manping XU, Jiasheng Zhu, Bingjun Ma

Article ID: 4260
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Abstract: Abstract 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)si...
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Li Xin

Article ID: 4443
Views - 58  (Abstract) PDF - 6  (Download)
Abstract: 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 aver...
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