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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:15

Article
Iraqi EFL University Students’Strategies of Refusing Others

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Abstract

Whenever we enter into a conversation, we often form an attitude towards others’ personality, style, and viewpoints. This is done through the way they use language. One of the important ways in this regard is how to say ‘no’ indirectly when we are unwilling to accept others’ speech. Tactful means to refuse others’ suggestions, invitations, offers…etc. are vital to keep our relations with others on good terms. Hence comes the significance of studying the speech act of refusal.


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Iraqi EFL Learners’ Recognitionof the Past Tense Forms Used to Express Future

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Abstract

Tense in verbal phrase is connected with temporal reference; however, the latter is not always identified in terms of the tense form . For instance, though the past tense always imposes a restricted temporal reference represented by past reference. It can also be used to express(future -in the past- meaning)


Article
SPEECH ACT OF APOLOGY AS USED BY IRAQI EFL LEARNERS

Authors: HUSSAIN HAMEED MAYUUF --- RONAK NESH'AT ASI
Pages: 409-422
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Abstract

Apologizing is considered to be one of the highly complex speech acts as it differs cross-culturally and very often prone to misunderstandings. This study represents an attempt at investigating the act of apologizing using subjects from two different proficiency levels of English to find out if there are any similarities and differences between these groups and if they come close to native speaker norms in using the speech act of apology.

Keywords

apology --- groups


Article
The Effect of Using Power Point Programme as aTeaching Tool for Teaching English as a Foreign Language on the Achievement of University Students

Authors: Dalia Hussein Yahya
Pages: 423-428
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The methods of teaching English do not match the needs of modern life because these methods depend on the traditional techniques (explain/model) in teaching English.


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The Psychological Reality of English Phonaesthemes:A Theoretical and Empirical Investigation

Authors: Ahmed Sahib Jabir Mubarak
Pages: 429-439
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The relationship between sound and meaning is universally believed to be symbolic and arbitrary. Whereas this seems to be generally true, there are some indications that specific sound clusters can be seen as signs of word meanings. It has long been noticed that some consonant clusters indicate certain meanings in a number of words. For instance


Article
The Performance of Iraqi EFL University Students in Using the Semantic Roles of the Subject and Object Complements

Authors: Iman M. Al-Shemmery
Pages: 440-447
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Abstract

Complement is a term used in the analysis of grammatical functions to refer to a major constituent of the sentence or the clause structure. It is associated with completing the action specified by the verb. Generally, complement represents all obligatory features of predicate other than the verb, such as, an object and an adverbial. Most of Iraqi EFL university students face difficulties in differentiating between various types of the semantic roles of the subject complement (SC) and object complement (OC). In addition, they encounter difficulties in identifying the subject and object complements.


Article
Certain Remedial Solutions For Communication Breakdown Between Native Speakers and EFL Users

Authors: Jassim M. Rayhan
Pages: 448-455
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This work is generally intended to give a comprehensive account of the communication breakdown between native speakers and EFL users. As international communication increases in the trend towards globalization, the demand for competence in English is interesting more and more in the countries where English is a second /foreign language.


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"Iraqi EFL University Learners' Use of Catenative Verbs in English"

Authors: Sabeeha Hamza Dehham
Pages: 456-473
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Catenative verbs are widely used in English. Also, they are somehow a difficult and confusing subject. Iraqi EFL learners may not have a full mastery of distinguishing catenative verbs owing to the difficulties they encounter in using them. These difficulties may be to the nature of English system which is different from Arabic.

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