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S. Sridevi, M.A., M.Phil., B.Ed.
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Ravi Sankar S Nair, Ph.D.
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B. Mallikarjun, Ph.D.
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English to Tamil
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- Evolving Strategies for Teaching Basic Vocabulary in L2 through Meaningful Input: An Ethnographic Study with First Generation Learners ... Rajakumar Guduru, M.Phil., Ph.D. Scholar
- Aspects of Autobiography in Indian Writing in English ... Editors: Pauline Das, Ph.D., K. R. Vijaya Murari, Ph.D., and Charu Sheela, M.A., M.Phil., M.B.A.
- Imagery in Donne's Songs and Sonnets ... Fatima Ali al-Khamisi, M.A.
- Parsing in Indian
Languages ... Editors: Kommaluri Vijayanand and L. Ramamoorthy
- English Language Teaching (ELT) in Saudi Arabia: A Study of Learners' Needs Analysis with Special Reference to Community College, Najran University ... Dr. Mohd. Mahib ur Rahman, Ph.D.
- Provision for Linguistic Diversity and Linguistic Minorities in India ... Vanishree V.M., MAPL and ELT, M.A., PGDHRM.
- Impact of Students' Attitudes on their Achievement in English: A Study in the Yemeni Context ... Hassan Saeed Awadh Ba-Udhan
- A Study of B.ED. Students' Attitude Towards Using Internet in Vellore District, Tamilnadu, India ... T. Pushpanathan, M.A., M.Phil., B.Ed.
- Development of a Hindi to Punjabi Machine Translation System, A Doctoral Dissertation ... Vishal Goyal, Ph.D.
- A Report on the State of Urdu Literacy in India, 2010 ... Omar Khalidi, Ph.D.
- English for Medical Students of Hodeidah University, Yemen - A Pre-sessional Course ...
Arif Ahmed Mohammed Hassan Al-Ahdal, Ph.D. Scholar
- Global Perspective of Teaching English Literature in Higher Education in Pakistan ...
Rabiah Rustam, M.S., Ph.D. Candidate
- Improving Chemmozhi
Learning and Teaching - Descriptive Studies in Classical-Modern Tamil
Grammar ... A. Boologa Rambai, Ph.D.
- A Phonetic and Phonological
Study of the Consonants of English and Arabic ... Abdulghani
A. Al-Hattami, Ph.D. Candidate
- Some Aspects of Teaching-Learning English as a Second Language ...
R. Krishnaveni, M.A., M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D. Candidate
- The Influence
of First Language Grammar (L1) on the English Language (L2) Writing
of Tamil School Students: A Case Study from Malaysia ...
Mahendran Maniam, Ph.D. (ESL)
of Crime : A Comparative Analysis of the Socio-Economic Conditions of
Convicted Female and Male Criminality In Selected Prisons in Tamil Nadu... S. Santhanalakshmi, Ph.D.
- Technique as
Voyage of Discovery: A Study of the Techniques in Dante's Paradiso
Raji Narasimhan, M.A.
- A Critical
Study of The Wasteland - Poetry as Metaphor ... K. R.
Vijaya, M.A., M.Phil.
- Language and Literature: An
Exposition - Papers Presented in the Karunya University National Seminar... Editor: J. Sundar Singh, Ph.D.
- Linguistic Purism
and Language Planning in a Multilingual Context ... L.
- Papers Presented in
the All-India Conference on Multimedia Enhanced Language Teaching -
MELT 2009 ...
L. Ramamoorthy, Ph.D. and J.R. Nirmala, Ph.D.
- A Phonological Study
of Variety of English Spoken by Oriya Speakers in Western Orissa - A
Doctoral Dissertation ... Arun K. Behera, Ph.D.
- Phonological Analysis of
English Phonotactics of Syllable Initial and Final Consonant Clusters
by Yemeni Speakers of English ... Abdulghani. M. A.
- Journey of Self-discovery
in Anita Nair's Ladies' Coupé ... V. Chandra, M.A.
- The Literary Value
of the Book of Isaiah ... Helen Unius Backiavathy,
M.A.,M.Phil., Ph.D. Candidate
- A Study of Structural
Duplication in Tamil and Telugu - A Doctoral Dissertation
... Parimalagantham, Ph.D.
- The Politics
of Survival in the Novels of Margaret Atwood ... Pauline
- Nonverbal Communication
in Tamil Novels - A Book in Tamil... M. S. Thirumalai, Ph.D.
Girish Karnad as a Modern
Indian Dramatist - A Study... B. Reena, M.A., M.Phil.
- A Study of English
Loan Words in Selected Bahasa Melayu Newspaper Articles...
Shamimah Binti Haja Mohideen, M.HSc. (TESL)
- The Internal Landscape
and the Existential Agony of Women in Anjana Appachana's Novel LISTENING
NOW, A Doctoral Dissertation ...
M. Poonkodi, Ph.D.
- Trade in the
Madras Presidency, 1941 - 1947 - A Doctoral Dissertation
R. Jayasurya, Ph.D.
- Trends and
Spatial Patterns of Crime in India - A Case Study of a District in India...
M. Jayamala, Ph.D.
- The Trading Community
in Early Tamil Society Up To 900 AD ...
R. Jeyasurya, M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.
- A Study of Auxiliaries
in the Old and the Middle Tamil... A.Boologarambai, M.A., Ph.D.
- History of Growth
and Reforms of British Military Administration in India, 1848-1949
Hemalatha, M.A., M.Phil.
- Language of Mass Media:
A Study Based on Malayalam Broadcasts - A Doctoral Dissertation
... K. Parameswaran, Ph.D.
- Form and Function
of Disorders in Verbal Narratives - A Doctoral Dissertation
Kandala Srinivasacharya, Ph.D.
- Status Marking
in Tamil - A Ph.D. Dissertation
... P. Perumalsamy, Ph.D.
- LANGUAGE AND POWER
IN COMMUNICATION... Editors: Jennifer M. Bayer, Ph.D., and Pushpa Pai, Ph.D.
- Onomatopoeia in Tamil
V. Gnanasundaram, Ph.D.
and Literature ...
C.Shunmugom, Ph.D., and C. Sivashanmugam, Ph.D., V. Thayalan, Ph.D.
and C. Sivakumar, Ph.D. (Editors)
New Dimensions ...
C.Shunmugom, Ph.D., and C. Sivashanmugam, Ph.D., Editors
- Language of
Headlines in Kannada Dailies ...
M. N. Leelavathi, Ph.D.
- Cooperative Learning
Incorporating Computer-Mediated Communication: Participation, Perceptions,
and Learning Outcomes in a Deaf Education Classroom ...
Michelle Pandian, M.S.
- The Effects of
Age on the Ability to Learn English As a Second Language
... Mariam Dadabhai, B.A. Hons.
- A STUDY OF THE
SKILLS OF READING COMPREHENSION IN ENGLISH DEVELOPED BY STUDENTS OF
STANDARD IX IN THE SCHOOLS IN TUTICORIN DISTRICT, TAMILNADU
A. Joycilin Shermila, Ph.D.
- A Socio-Pragmatic
Comparative Study of Ostensible Invitations in English and Farsi
Mohammad Ali Salmani-Nodoushan, Ph.D.
- TEXT FAMILIARITY, READING
TASKS, AND ESP TEST PERFORMANCE: A STUDY ON IRANIAN LEP AND NON-LEP
UNIVERSITY STUDENTS - A DOCTORAL DISSERTATION ...
Mohammad Ali Salmani-Nodoushan, Ph.D.
- A STUDY ON THE LEARNING
PROCESS OF ENGLISH
BY HIGHER SECONDARY STUDENTS
WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO DHARMAPURI DISTRICT IN TAMILNADU
K. Chidambaram, Ph.D.
- SPEAKING STRATEGIES TO OVERCOME
COMMUNICATION DIFFICULTIES IN THE TARGET LANGUAGE SITUATION - BANGLADESHIS
IN NEW ZEALAND ... Harunur Rashid Khan
- THE PROBLEMS IN LEARNING
MODAL AUXILIARY VERBS IN ENGLISH AT HIGH SCHOOL LEVEL ...
Chandra Bose, Ph.D. Candidate
- THE ROLE
OF VISION IN LANGUAGE LEARNING in Children with Moderate to Severe Disabilities
Martha Louise Low, Ph.D.
TO ENGLISH TRANSLATOR ...
S. Aparna, M.Sc.
- A LINGUISTIC STUDY
OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE CURRICULUM AT THE SECONDARY LEVEL IN BANGLADESH
- A COMMUNICATIVE APPROACH TO CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT ...
Kamrul Hasan, Ph.D.
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- COMMUNICATION VIA GESTURE
- Indian Contexts... M. S. Thirumalai, Ph.D.
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- Language Acquisition,
Thought and Disorder - Some Classic Positions...
M. S. Thirumalai, Ph.D.
- English in India: Loyalty and
Attitudes by Annika Hohenthal
- Language In Science ...
M. S. Thirumalai, Ph.D.
- Vocabulary Education
B. Mallikarjun, Ph.D.
- A Contrastive Analysis of Hindi
and Malayalam ...
V. Geethakumary, Ph.D.
- Language of Advertisements
in Tamil Mass Media ...
Sandhya Nayak, Ph.D.
- An Introduction to TESOL:
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages ...
M. S. Thirumalai, Ph.D.
- Transformation of
Natural Language into Indexing Language: Kannada - A Case Study
B. A. Sharada, Ph.D.
- How to Learn Another Language?... M.S.Thirumalai, Ph.D.
- Verbal Communication with CP
Children ... Shyamala Chengappa, Ph.D. and M.S.Thirumalai,
- Bringing Order to Linguistic
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Ranjit Singh Rangila,
M. S. Thirumalai,
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- Speech Naturalness of Recovered and Relapsed Persons with Stuttering
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Pravesh Arya, M.Sc. (SLP), Ph.D. Candidate
Geetha Y.V., Ph.D. (Speech and Hearing)
- Continuous Professional Development for ESL Teachers of Professional
E. Krishna Chaitanya, M.A.,M.Phil., PGCTE & PGDTE
K. Durga Bavani, Ph.D.
- Who is the M/Other of the Two?: A Comparison of Syntactic Systems
of Punjabi and Siraiki ...
Junaid Hafeez, B.A. (Hons.), M.Phil. Scholar
- We Speak in Different Tongues
An Eco-critical Reading of Selected Indian Female Poets
Shubhanku Kochar, M.Phil., Ph.D. Research Scholar
- Nexus between Learning Styles and Language Learning Strategies –
A Literature Review ...
Sridevi A. M.A., M. Phil., (Ph.D.),
Paranthaman D. M.A., M. Phil., and
Gunasekaran S. M.A., M. Phil., Ph. D.
- The Awakening: Significance of Rabindranath Tagore’s
“Strir Patra” in the Present World
K. Tejaswani, Ph.D.
- A Parallel Study on Amitav Ghosh’s The Shadow Lines and Chethan Bagath’s
The Three Mistakes of My Life ...
G. Baskaran, Ph.D. and P.Indu
- Issues in the Development of English Language
for the Engineering Students —
A Classroom Experiment
Prof. Venkateswarlu Barla and Abhishek Barla, BS
- History of Development of Bodo Language as Medium of Instruction
in Assam ...
Kusum Brahma, M. A.
- Indeterminacies in Howatch’s St.Benet’s Trilogy ...
Kala Chandrasekaran M.A. M.Phil., PGCTE
- M K Gandhi’s Satyagrahi Model of Journalistic Ethics ...
Dr. Radheshyam Jadhav, M.A, M.J.C, Ph.D.
- The Arabic Origins of Number and Gender Markers in English,
German French, and Latin: A Lexical Root Theory Approach ...
Zaidan Ali Jassem, PhD
- Mahesh Elkunchwar’s Flower of Blood: A Burlesque of Sex
Dr. A.S. Kanna, M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.
- Expatriate Sensibility in Bharati Mukherjee’s novels:
The Tiger’s Daughter and Wife ...
J. Kavitha, M.A., PGDELT, M.Phil.
- The Treatment of Historical Element in The Pianist and
The Chess Players ...
Muhammad Kamal Khan PhD Scholar
- A Status of Migrant Workers With Special References to
Thanjavur District ...
G. Mahendran, Dr.V.Ramajayam
- Imagery in Amitav Ghosh’s The Shadow Lines ...
Mrs.R.Malathi M.A., M.Phil.
- Language: A Performative Speech ...
Amrendra K Singh & Nirbhay Mishra
- Introduction of English Phonemes in Curriculum of 6th Grade in
Federal Government Schools
Muhammad Usman, M.Phil., M.A., B.Ed.
Zafar Ullah, M.Phil.
- Issues Confronting Postcolonial Societies in the Select Poems of
Esther Nirina and Lila Ratsifandriamanana
G. Vidya, M.A. (French), M.A. (English)
- The Female Protagonists of Shashi Deshpande’s Novels ...
Vimala. V. M.A., M. Phil., Ph.D. Candidate
- Nature as Healer: An Eco-Critical Reading of Bharati Mukherjee’s
The Holder of the World
G. Baskaran, Ph.D. and Mrs. S. Mangaiyarkarasi, M.A., M.Phil.
- Construction of Gendered Identities:A Textual Analysis of
“Visit to a Small Planet” – a One-act Play
Muhammad Iqbal Butt, Ph.D., Ghulam Abbas, M.Phil. Candidate
- Payame Noor University Students’ English Learning Motivational Factors –
A Case Study from Iran
Mojgan Eyvazi, Ali A. Malekirad, Mojtaba Maghsoudi
- Feedback on Students’ Essays/Assignments: An Appraisal ...
Munawar Iqbal Ahmad, Ph.D., Syed Razzi ul Hussnain, M.A. TESOL, M.A. English
- Semantico-syntactic Deviations in Metaphors Used by Philip Larkin ...
Sadia Waheed, M.Phil. in Linguistics
Mazhar Hayat, M.Phil. in Linguistics, Ph.D. Scholar
Saira Akhter, M.Phil. in Linguistics
Amara Javed, M.Phil. in Linguistics
- Mean Length of Utterance in Children with Cochlear Implant
versus Normal hearing children
Lenin Babu, and Sreevidya Sherla
- Role of Mother Tongue in Teaching English as a Second Language to Tamil Students (Special Reference to Undergraduates of the University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka) ...
V. Suntharesan, M.Phil.
- Profile of the Needs of Zoology Undergraduates as English Communicators
- The Nature of Stress in English Language
A Study from a Perspective of Rule-Governed Approach
Sardar Fayyaz ul Hassan
- Grammar from Context: The Effect of Explicit Focus on Form Instruction in Learning English Question Formation ... Keivan Seyyedi, Ph.D. Candidate
Shaik Abdul Malik Mohamed Ismail, Ph.D.
- Phonetic and Phonological Skills of Three to Five Year Old
Telugu Speaking Cleft Palate Children ...
Udayashree Bhatt, M.Sc. (ASLP)
- Dyslexia: A Critical Study of
Language Deficiency in Children and Adolescents
Vaishali Narbheram Punjani, M.A., M.Phil. B.Ed.
- History of the Recognition of Bodo Language as
Medium of Instruction in Assam
Kusum Brahma, M. A.
- Assessment of Knowledge Attitude and Practices of Parents towards Imparting Sexual Health Education for Their Intellectually Challenged Children ...
Venkat Lakshmi H., Ph.D. & Navya S.
- Michael Ondaatje’s Anil’s Ghost and Vikram Chandra’s Sacred Games
as Detective Fiction – M.Phil. Dissertation
S. Sridevi, M.A., M.Phil., B.Ed.
- A Paradoxical Interpretation of Postmodern Feminism ...
Munnzza Noreen, M.Phil. Scholar
- Weekly Notes: Practical Ideas for Research & Better Writing ...
- Creative Works ...
Various Authors - Vijaya, K.R., Raji Narasimhan; Bala Devi; Selvi Bunce; Tanu Kashyap, Kiran Sikka, Kaneez Fatima Syeda
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GUIDELINES FOR THE SUBMISSION OF ARTICLES IN MAJOR INDIAN LANGUAGES
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- Authors of articles using Indian scripts are advised to send their articles also in the PDF format (in addition to the Word copy) to languageinindiaUSA@gmail.com.
Language In India is a monthly online journal devoted to the study of the languages spoken in the Indian sub-continent. We wish to present the scholarly research findings on these languages in popular language. Our focus is on language use in mass media, education and administration, speech and hearing, sociolinguistic and political aspects relating to these languages and the society in the Indian subcontinent. We wish to present the linguistic descriptions, interdisciplinary research, and current issues of importance relating to Indian languages. Following the age-old tradition of Indian scholarship, the pages of this journal are open to scholarly articles on any language and society. We believe in co-operation and mutual help to foster amity between all peoples and their languages. This online journal publishes not only articles, but also book-length reports and studies. We want to be a blessing to Indian and other languages, praying for "strength for today and bright hope for tomorrow." We sincerely believe that every language deserves our whole-hearted support for growth and that every one can find its place in a mosaic of unity and understanding, serving each other and singing the glory of God.