International Electronic Journal of Mathematics Education

The Intermediary Reflection of Asian Culture through English
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • International Electronic Journal of Mathematics Education, 2016 - Volume 11 Issue 5, pp. 1403-1409
  • Published Online: 04 Aug 2016
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Reference: Kravchenko EV, Titova OK, Kolycheva VB, Popova LV, Podgornova AV, Ardeeva GL. The Intermediary Reflection of Asian Culture through English. Int Elect J Math Ed. 2016;11(5), 1403-1409.
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Reference: Kravchenko, E. V., Titova, O. K., Kolycheva, V. B., Popova, L. V., Podgornova, A. V., & Ardeeva, G. L. (2016). The Intermediary Reflection of Asian Culture through English. International Electronic Journal of Mathematics Education, 11(5), 1403-1409.
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Reference: Kravchenko, Elena V., Olga K. Titova, Vera B. Kolycheva, Larisa V. Popova, Anna V. Podgornova, and Galina L. Ardeeva. "The Intermediary Reflection of Asian Culture through English". International Electronic Journal of Mathematics Education 2016 11 no. 5 (2016): 1403-1409.
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Reference: Kravchenko, E. V., Titova, O. K., Kolycheva, V. B., Popova, L. V., Podgornova, A. V., and Ardeeva, G. L. (2016). The Intermediary Reflection of Asian Culture through English. International Electronic Journal of Mathematics Education, 11(5), pp. 1403-1409.
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Reference: Kravchenko, Elena V. et al. "The Intermediary Reflection of Asian Culture through English". International Electronic Journal of Mathematics Education, vol. 11, no. 5, 2016, pp. 1403-1409.
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Reference: Kravchenko EV, Titova OK, Kolycheva VB, Popova LV, Podgornova AV, Ardeeva GL. The Intermediary Reflection of Asian Culture through English. Int Elect J Math Ed. 2016;11(5):1403-9.

Abstract

The aim of the study is to present the intermediary reflection of different sides of Chinese, Japanese and Vietnamese cultures through English on the examples of borrowed culture-loaded words. Using the method of comparative analysis the author describes three Asian cultures through language units. The paper confirms English is actively involved in the development of world community, interacts with other languages, has a significant influence on these languages and undergoes changes itself denoting specific elements of ethnic cultures. Moreover, any foreign word through its meaning reflects the outer world and English, as a lingua franca, helps to get a bright image of a new object without direct acquaintance with it. Results show that linguocultural description of culture-loaded words from Chinese, Japanese, and Vietnamese cultures through English serves for successful cross-cultural communication of non-native speakers of English. An international communication involves understanding and application knowledge of lingua cultural specifics of both sides of the dialogue participants. The practical value of the study is that research findings can be used in future investigations on the intercultural communication.

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