International Journal of
English and Literature

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. English Lit.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2626
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJEL
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 266

Table of Content: July, 2015; 6(7)

July 2015

Elucidating idioms through idioms: A metalinguistic contemplation of some issues on “Befogging Idioms”

An idiom is a phrase which you cannot understand by putting together the meanings of the words in it. For example, pull your socks up has nothing to do with socks or pulling them up, but means "try your best". There are more than 5500 common idioms suitable for intermediate learners, yet the total number of English idioms is far greater. Idioms (McCaig and Manser, 1986) are a very important part of the English...

Author(s): Barzegar, Kazem and Askari, Ja&#;far

July 2015

A comparative study of the effectiveness of direct feedback and indirect feedback methods for Urdu EFL learners’ writings

The current study is designed to find the comparative effects of direct feedback method and indirect feedback method of error treatment on Urdu EFL learners’ writings at intermediate level. To find out the comparative results about these two treatment methods, 46 students having Urdu as their mother tongue were divided into two groups. Errors in writings of one group were treated by direct feedback method while...

Author(s): Saeed Ahmad, Mehmood Ul Hassan, Muhammad Babar Qureshi and Maryam Imtiaz Qurashi

July 2015

A case study in Code-Mixing among Jahangirnagar University Students

English is, no doubt, a widely spoken language all over the world, which substantially influences its development. Bangladesh is no exception, and here English is taught at all levels of education and recently, it has been seen that in most of the universities of Bangladesh, students most of the time, when they speak with other students, use English in their speaking extensively, and many times, they mix English with...

Author(s): Didar Hossain and Kapil Bar