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journal of Human Sciences

مجلة العلوم الانسانية

ISSN: 19922876
Publisher: Babylon University
Faculty: Education / Safi Al-DainAl-Heliy
Language: Arabic and English

This journal is Open Access

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Humanities Journal

HJ is a precise scientific journal issued by College of Education for Humanities and started in 2010 to emit the rays of light to different research in both Arabic and English.
Before all, it is seasonal published four times a year.the scientific evaluation of all the researches are done at the hand of experts specialized academically and linguistically from inside and abroad.
One of the achievements the journal exudes is to issue a version exclusive to the yearly scientific conference into which many researchers, from Iraq and other countries participate. In the aggregate, the journal reaches fruition ,as it receives many notes of appreciation from Iraq and other countries for the meritorious efforts.

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Table of content: 2013 volume:1 issue:14

Article
Postpositive Adjectives in Modern Standard English and Modern Standard Arabic: A Contrastive Analysis

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Abstract

The present study is intended to compare English and Arabic in the area of postpositive adjectives in order to find out the points of similarity and the difference in both languages.


Article
The Speech Act Sets* of Compla int and Refusal as Used by Iraqi EFL

Authors: Ahmed Sahib Mubarak, M. A.
Pages: 298-312
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Abstract

A good deal of the work in the field of interlanguage pragmatics has been conducted within the framework of speech acts theory. Speech acts can be thought of as ‘functions’ of language, such as complaining, refusing, thanking, apologizing, requesting, inviting, and the like.

Keywords

speech acts --- language


Article
The Performance of Iraqi EFL University Students in Modifying and Qualifying Predication

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Abstract

Modification is the grammatical ties that exist between an adjective and its noun or a verb and its adverb. It is a largely optional function performed for instance by adjectives in the noun phrases or intensifying adverbs in the adverb phrases.

Keywords

Students --- grammatical


Article
Errors Committed by EFL University Students in Using Confusing English Adverbs

Authors: Hussein M. Kadhim Al-Nasrawi
Pages: 327-344
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An adverb is a word used to modify a verb, an adjective, or another adverb (Shaw,198:121). Being a teacher of English as a foreign language for a long time, the writer found a great deal of errors committed by the Iraqi university students of English when dealing with confusing adverbs.

Keywords

An adverb --- foreign language --- errors


Article
A Syntactic and Semantic Study of 'Binomial Expressions' in English

Authors: Nawar Hussein --- Nadya Khairy
Pages: 345-361
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In linguistics, a binomial pair or binomial is a sequence of two or more words or phrases belonging to the same syntactic category, having some semantic relationship and joined by some syntactic devices such as 'and' or 'or'. Examples in English include: 'life and death, 'cease and desist', 'directly or indirectly', etc.Danet (1985:233) points out that "the legal register is striking for its use of elaborate parallel structures".

Keywords

binomial


Article
THE SPEECH ACT OF COMPLAINT AS REALIZED BY IRAQI ARABIC SPEAKERSARABIC SPEAKERS

Authors: Hussain Hameed Mayouf
Pages: 362-381
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Abstract

We recurrently get annoyed, discontented or unhappy about other people or situations. Thus, uncomfortable situations often trigger expressions of complaints. The way we express our reactions to the annoying events, express our feelings of dissatisfactions toward others, make certain word choices and behave depending on particular factors.

Keywords

complaint --- speech act


Article
A New Perspective of the Imperative

Authors: Dunya Muhammad Muqdad I'jam
Pages: 382-395
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Most of the English imperatives are considered as prescriptions imposed on the addressee by the speaker and as expressions of the speaker's acceptance of something coming true, respectively.


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A Linguistic Study of Transition Adverbials with Reference to Conrad's Heart of Darkness

Authors: Anwar Turki Ateah
Pages: 396-403
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The most convincing ideas in the world, are expressed in the most beautiful sentences , will move no one unless these ideas are properly connected .Unless readers can move easily from one thought to another. Linking adverbials play a very important role in discourse cohesion.

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