Open Journal of Language and Linguistics


Cultural Facsimile in the Translation of Jiangxi Nuo Culture

Review Article of Open Journal of Language and Linguistics Cultural Facsimile in the Translation of Jiangxi Nuo Culture Liu Wei Nanchang Normal University The translation of nuo culture, in its nature, is one of intercultural translation. At present, the main problems of the translation of nuo culture in China are the deficiency in cultural connotation reproduction and the inappropriateness in the translation of culture-specific terms. Based on the analysis and comparison of the translated texts of exorcising culture in Jiangxi province, this paper points out that the key to the successful translation of nuo culture is to accurately reproduce the connotation of nuo and to fully consider the reading psychology of target language readers. Therefore, translators should strive to find the balance between reflecting the original text’s differences to promote native culture and satisfying the reading habits and needs of the target readers to expand its acceptance among target readers. Keywords: nuo culture, culture-specific terms, culture facsimile ...

Analysis to the Violation of Cooperative Principles in Daily Conversation and the Production of Humor

Review Article of Open Journal of Language and Linguistics Analysis to the Violation of Cooperative Principles in Daily Conversation and the Production of Humor Mengyuan Bi Shanxi normal university Humor is the flash of one’s knowledge, talent, wisdom, and inspiration in language expression as well as the ability to grasp “funny or witty imagination.”.Humorous language, like a lubricant, can effectively reduce the “coefficient of friction” between people. The principle of Cooperation was put forward by Grice, a famous American language philosopher, in a speech at Harvard University in 1967. Grice believes that in the process of people’s communication, the two sides of the dialogue seem to follow a certain principle intentionally or unintentionally in order to complete the communicative task effectively. To make the communication activities go smoothly, the communicative parties always follow the cooperative principle in the process of language communication; But sometimes, in order to achieve some kind of communicative purpose, people usually break the cooperative principles and then complete the conversation in a humorous way. This paper will analyze how daily conversation can achieve humor by violating the cooperative principle. Furthermore, it is proved that the violation of the four maxims has a strong explanatory power to the emergence of humorous language. Keywords:  Cooperative principle; Humorous; Conversation ...

Health in the third age: therapeutic approach through integration and complementary practices

Research Article of Open Journal of Language and Linguistics Health in the third age: therapeutic approach through integration and complementary practices Santos L.M.S¹, Pereira M.E.M² ¹Post-Graduation in Naturology - Estratego; ² Teacher of the University Center of João Pessoa - UNIPE / Master in Education for Teaching in the Halth Area. Introduction: Healthy aging is considered a process of adaptation to the changes that occur throughout life, which allows the elderly to maintain their physical, mental and social well-being, being strongly related to the maintenance of a good old age. Based on healthy aging, integrative and complementary practices seek to stimulate natural mechanisms of disease prevention and health promotion, with emphasis on welcoming listening, developing the therapeutic link and integrating the human being with the environment and society. Objectives: To analyze cognitive complaints in the elderly attended at the Center for Integrative and Complementary Practices of João Pessoa municipality and their respective rehabilitation methods. Methodology: This is a field research, with a quantitative approach. Data collection was carried out at the Center for Integrative and Complementary Practices Equilibrium of Being. The sample was composed of 14 therapists, who answered a questionnaire containing 7 questions related to the topic. The research was developed after approval of the Ethics Committee in Research of the University Center of João Pessoa (UNIPÊ), approval nº 1.876.467. Results and Discussion: With regard to the prevalence of cognitive complaints found in the elderly already attended by the therapists, the following symptoms were highlighted: Difficulty of concentration 100% (n=14), Alteration of memory 72% (n=10) and Difficulty when speaking 43% (n=6). For the treatment of the 3 mentioned complaints, the practices of Floral Therapy 78%, Acupuncture 57%, Yoga 43% and Tai Chi Chuan 22% were applied. With an increase in the elderly population and the search for a healthy life, ...

Memorial office with a sources of phono-audiological approach: experience report

Research Article of Open Journal of Language and Linguistics Memorial office with a sources of phono-audiological approach: experience report Silva Franco e Santos, S.N.S1; Veras, A.R.A.L2; Souza Neta, H.H1; Aguiar, I.P1; Araújo, N.T.A1; Silva, V.R1. 1Students of the Speech Therapy course of the University Center of João Pessoa- UNIPÊ. 2Speech Therapist, Master, Teacher of the Speech Therapy course at Faculty São Miguel – PE Introduction: Aging is a physiological process that brings changes in several aspects, which reflects both physical changes and changes in the cognitive aspects related to attention, concentration and memory, being common the presence of deviations in communication skills due to the implications of senescence. The growth of the elderly population has been occurring in a significant way in several countries, a fact that should foment the development of strategies to promote greater autonomy, independence and social participation, providing the guarantee of an active and healthy aging. Objectives: To maximize the performance of mnemonic functions in the elderly with a focus on the speech-language approach aimed at promoting an adequate linguistic performance, aiming in a holistic way to favor a better quality of life for the elderly. Methods: This study describes activities developed in memory workshops for groups of elderly people belonging to the communities that receive the support of trainees in the public health service of the municipality of João Pessoa-PB. The methodology started from activities that included capacities of concentration, attention, memory and reasoning. The dynamics were: surprise box to stimulate the narration associated with the object name; colors in circles for logical sequence; game play music; sequence of motor and sensorial memory. Results: All the elderly actively participated in the proposals, showing interest during the dynamics and good interaction with the group, highlighting their individual differences that come from factors such as health condition, life ...

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