Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Education, Language, Art and Inter-cultural Communication (ICELAIC 2018)

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Research on Innovative and Entrepreneurial Talents Education of Design in Colleges and Universities Under the Development of Cultural and Creative Industry

Xiao Bailin
As an important category of cultural and creative industries, design has a more urgent need for creative talents with innovative thinking and entrepreneurial ability. It has positive significance to explore the educational approaches of creative and entrepreneurial talents in designing disciplines for...

Thoughts on the Quality Cultivation of Students Majoring in Hotel Management in Higher Vocational Colleges

Bai Yifeng
The development of modern hotel industry puts forward higher requirements for the quality of employees. In cultivating hotel management professionals, higher vocational colleges need to master the training of the comprehensive quality of students, analyze the problems existing in the current personnel...

Implications of Multiple Test Forms of Chinese Matriculation English Tests

Luo Juan
The goal of this study was to discuss the impact of different forms of MET. This includes the analyses of test reliability, test difficulty, and item quality of three English tests. Results show that test forms differ in test quality, and then test equating was conducted with the equipcentile method....

Analysis on the Application of Invisible Class in Art Curriculum from the Perspective of New Media

Han Fang
Today, people live in an era with instantaneous changes. The rapid speed and wide range of changes has made our life highly unstable. In addition, the network in community and school has initiated a reform in education content and method. Since the 1960s, the characteristics of digitization and intelligence...

The Application Research of Geography Teaching with ERDAS Software in the Middle School

Jiang Hailing, Zheng Shixin, Wang Xinyu, Zhang Xiuhua, Li Shuang, Su Jiaojiao
With the development of satellite remote sensing technology, remote sensing image has become an important data source gradually for modern Geo-science analysis and research. Among the massive Multi-source Remote Sensing data, the processing of Remote Sensing image is considered as a crucial mean to achieve...

Study on the Creation of Motion Behavior in Physical Exercise from the Standpoint of Time Dimension The Efficient Way of Self-creation

Huang Jian, Ma Yong
Motion behavior is an important component of body movement. The creation of body behavior is the integration of instinctive behaviors and ration behaviors of our body. Motion behavior in sports is ubiquitous. The creativity of body is the basis of human survival and development. People understand the...

Teaching Research of Surveying and Mapping for Environmental Design Major

Liu Qionglin
Through the teaching practice of Surveying and Mapping in the first grade of the Department of Environmental Design, this paper attempts to explore how to maximize the teaching effect of Surveying and Mapping by integrating four teaching modules: spatial interpretation, architectural knowledge, technical...

Research on the Countermeasures of Open Online Course Construction in the Education Informatization 2.0 Era in China

Xie Jiajia
The release of China’s Education Informatization 2.0 Action Plan marks that China’s education informatization has entered the 2.0 era, which has new characteristics and puts forward new requirements.. It is more valuable to construct open online courses as required by the times. This paper first expounds...

Promoting Language Learning via Writing Assessment in China The Case of Story Continuation Writing Task

Ye Wei
Like other East Asian countries, China is well known for its test-oriented culture. To prepare for the Gaokao, test-takers take around one year to drill on the assessment tasks. In order to maximize the value of the time and efforts invested, scholars suggested using a learning-oriented task, namely,...

Training of “Set” Thinking Mode in Traditional Theory Composition Teaching

Ren Weixin
The most important thing in music creation is the cultivation of thinking mode and personal consciousness, that is, how to use rational techniques to properly express the perceptual "motives". The author believes that the accumulation of these emotional "motives" should be slightly quantized. In this...

Study on the Application of Project-based Learning in Japanese Practical Teaching

Deng Tianliang
The advanced engineering education concept of CDIO has great influence on the teaching reform in China. At the same time, the teaching reform of Japanese is constantly developing. Teachers use the learner-centered CDIO project teaching model to create a variety of scenarios that are professional in nature....

Experimental Study on Non-English-teacher Parents’ Participation in Family English Education for Young Children

Yang Xiuning, Zeng Pingsheng
Today, as English education is getting younger and younger, the issue of English education for young children in which parents of non-English-teacher participate is worth exploring. Experiments show that most non-English-teacher parents are willing and able to participate in family English education...

Reconstruction on the Whole Design of Teaching Reformation in College English Under the Pattern of “Chinese Wisdom”

Shang Xiaoyan, Zhao Kuiyou
With the keen observation to capture the national economic reform vane, the overall design of reconstruction is put forward on teaching reformation in College English. The perforation system, “training plus etiquette”, is carried out in the school education period; the integrated system which is named...

A Feasibility Study of Improving College Students’ Critical Thinking Skills Through English Public Speaking

Bao Jie
Critical thinking skills are embedded in students’ competence of making public speeches in English. This study tries to investigate the effect of English speech training on developing students’ critical thinking by using content analysis and interviews. Participants in an English public speaking training...

Research on the Cultivation of Craftsmanship Spirit in Practical Teaching of Higher Vocational Colleges

Zhou Xiaohong
This paper dissects the integration of craftsmanship spirit into practical teaching in higher vocational colleges from various dimensions, analyzes the value significance of craftsmanship spirit into practical teaching, points out the existing difficulties and their reasons, and expounds the specific...

A Longitudinal Study of the Content Validity of the Writing Part in TEM4 (2008-2017)

Yang Peirong
This paper takes the TEM4 writing parts from 2008 to 2017 as the research object, aiming at exploring the content validity of the writing parts in TEM4 in the past ten years. The study finds that the writing parts in TEM4 in the past ten years not only reflect the concept of the "Syllabus", but also...

Study on the Relationship Between School Belonging, Personality and Academic Performance

Pei Jingjing
This study focuses on two aspects as follows: first is to find out the condition of school belonging and personality traits, second is to find the relationship among the school belonging, personality traits and the academic achievement. This study use the PSSM in Chinese and the middle school students...

The Strategies for Educational Reform of Advertising in Colleges and Universities Under the Development of New Media

Lin Jiao, Wu Jing
With the continuous development of new media, the "global village" features proposed by McLuhan have become more and more prominent; the development of technologies such as mobile internet, VR and AR has enabled the media to achieve further "extension" of many human senses. A variety of new forms and...

Research and Construction of Traditional Culture Education System for Children

Pan Duoling
The unity of children’s development and cultural continuity is the fundamental principle of traditional culture education for children. From the nature, traditional culture education for children is aesthetic education instead of behavior education and ideological education; its educational content should...

Pre-internship in Chinese Translation Education at Undergraduate Level

Yuan Weimin
Though translation education in China has achieved great leap in recent years, it cannot produce qualified translation talents for translation industry. This is increasingly worsening graduates’ employment situation. The very reason lies in the long-time gap between translation education in China and...

Contemporary China Designs Education Binary Contradiction in the Context of the Consumer Society

Huang Hao, Zhang Zhengbo, Gao Lianlian
Currently, there are four prominent "binary contradictions" in design education in China, namely the contradiction between the popular education policy and the demand for high-end design talent, the contradiction between the technical design talents and the general demand of social production, the contradiction...

“You Should Know” as Imperative

Cherniak Alexei
We often use the verb “know” to form utterances which look like imperatives (like “You should know that p”). But while people can choose to believe in certain subject-matter proposed in an utterance they cannot literally choose to know that subject-matter, because to know means not only to be in certain...

Some Ways of Semantisation of the Vocabulary in the Sphere of the International Tourist Business in the Teaching of Foreign Language

Prashtilova Boryana
In the present article the most used ways for semantisation of the tourist vocabulary in teaching the foreign language (and more concrete in teaching Russian and English as a foreign language) at the Universities, which offer education in “Tourism” speciality are considered. The following ways of semantisation...

Interpretation of the Image of a Road as an Expression of Culturally Conditioned Perceptions Associated with the Concept of Time

Mikitchenko Elena S.
The article presents the results of an experiment aimed to identify the peculiarities of national linguistic consciousness of the representatives of different cultures — Russian and Chinese. The paper addresses the culturally conditioned notions and interpretations of time, associated with the image...

The Nature of Language and the Problem of Language Planning

Leshkevich Tatiana
The article considers the nature of the language in conjunction with the problem of language planning. The purpose of the article is to identify the specifics of the language planning process in the modern digital era, based on the understanding of the language as a system of signs. The author analyzes...

Cultural Concept in Terms of Philosophy in Russian Linguistics

Loginova Paulina
The paper goes on analysis of the cultural concept issue that is widely investigated in Russian cognitive linguistics. It is attempted to depict briefly the most outstanding research trends that envisage culture concept as a mental formation in terms of language units in Russian philological science...

Terminological System of Tourism in the Aspect of Intercultural Communication Exemplified by the Russian Language

Stoyanova Radostina Stoyanova
The article analyzes the current state of the Russian tourism terminological system in the aspect of intercultural communication. It studies the influence of the English language on the formation of modern Russian tourism terminology and describes some dynamic changes in the semantics of the existing...

Study on American Culture from the Perspective of American Advertising Language

Zhou Wei
From the perspective of pragmatics and based on the theory of context, this paper analyzes and studies the application of context theory to advertising language and cultural view with the method of case study. The paper explains the context theory first and a simple introduction is made to advertising...

A Brief Discussion on the Origin and Diachronic Evolution of the Sentence Pattern “Even If p, q” in Chinese

Cao Xiaoyan
The Chinese sentence pattern “even if p, q” originated from the “although p, q” format used in the Spring and Autumn Period. Then over a long-term development and change, there have successively been “if p, q”, “even though p, q”, “even if p, q” and other sentence patterns. It was initially formed in...

Minority Students’ Characteristics of Foreign Language Learning Anxiety

Liu Zehai
Anxiety is common in the process of foreign language learning. By using a questionnaire, this research aims at investigating the general levels and structural characteristics of minority middle school students’ foreign language learning anxiety in a minority area of Western Hunan in China. The results...

Research on Xinjiang Language Contact Under Multi-prism Perspective

Ma Xiaoling
The article discusses the language contact of Xinjiang minority language and Chinese from the six aspects of history, status quo, law, process, relevance and trend. It aims to introduce the theory of language contact in Xinjiang in an all-round way and provide reference for language contact research...

Oral Fluency and Complexity in AH and a Non-target Language SA Context A Comparison of Chinese Students in Learning English in China and Spain

Zai Xuanchu
The present study investigates the differential effects of two language learning conditions, foreign language learning at home and at a non-English speaking country on the oral skills of two advanced Chinese learners of English. The participants’ English oral competence is assessed through quantitative...

A Contrastive Analysis of Two English Versions of the Diplomatese in Zuozhuan from the Perspective of Pragmatic Equivalence

He Yongmei
Based on an all-sided investigation of the diplomatic language materials in Zuozhuan, we have made a contrastive analysis between two English versions of Diplomatiese of Zuozhuan from the perspective of retrieving and re-expressing the illocutionary force(one is The Chun Ts’ew with the Tso Chuen translated...

Cognitive Deviation of TCM Caused by the Early Chinese Translation of Western Medicine

Liu Ya, Liu Mingji, Luo Yuhui
In the early Chinese translation of western medicine, translators borrowed some terminologies from Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Their inappropriate translation led to the confusion of terminological concepts and connotations of the two different theoretical systems. These loanwords resulted in...

A Study on the “Language Root” Theory of Zhang Taiyan Concurrent Discussion on Its Bidimensionality and Function of Language Root

Chen Jin
The “language root” theory of Zhang Taiyan opens a new way of etymological derivation based on root. It takes “every piece of language has its root” as the guiding principle, “words with the same sound have similar meanings” as the criterion, and uses “chuwen (the initial writing of a word) and (quasi-chuwen),”...

Research on the Images of Immortals in Ancient Chinese Immortal Taoism Fu Based on “Fu Collections of Past Dynasties”

Zhou Xi
Attaching importance to detailed account is the most remarkable stylistic feature of Immortal Taoism Fu, which is mainly realized by various immortal images. Therefore, in order to analyze the Immortal Taoism Fu, we shall distinguish the immortal related images. The author tries to analyze the related...

Unearthed and Handed-down Documents of Warring States Retrospect and Prospect of Research on Interrogative Sentence

Peng Weiming, Zhang Jianya
This article takes the unearthed Warring States literature as the basic corpus, and combines the handed down documents of the Warring States as a reference corpus to make a comprehensive review and in-depth analysis of the Chinese interrogative sentences in the Warring States. It points out that: First,...

A Study on Interpreter’s Intercultural Awareness

Cai Mianmian
As a basic communication tool, interpreting plays an increasingly significant role in intercultural communication. Interpreting is not only the expression of linguistic information but also the exchange of cultures. Therefore, great emphasis should be placed on raising interpreters’ intercultural awareness....

An Exploration of the Formation and Development of the Chinese Degree Adverbs “Duo” and “Duo Me”

Yan Cuike
This thesis mainly discusses three questions. Firstly, it calls the view that the use of the degree adverb “duo” in questions and exclamations is an omitted and shortened form to the use of “duo shao duo me” in front of adjectives in question. Instead, this thesis believes that the transformation of...

Aboriginality Construction of the Magic Realism in Mo Yan’s Novels

Heng Xuemin
The similarity of cultural tradition and historical fate in various facades have provided Chinese authors with the opportunity and foundation of embracing Latin American's magic realism. Mo Yan was nurtured and influenced by “magic” at a very young age. He brings a mysterious flavor to his works, which...

Identity Construction in I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

Zhao Dongxu
Maya Angelou is a noted African American writer of seven autobiographies, which assured her a prominent place in American literature and she was heralded as a new kind of memoirist, one of the first African American women who was able to publicly discuss her personal life. Among those autobiographies...

The New Aspects of Current Language Survey in Rural China

Guo Qijun
Based on the existing research results in related fields, this paper briefly introduces the new changes in rural language life at present. Furthermore, this paper focuses on several new aspects of the current rural language survey, namely, the language life survey of empty nesters, left-behind children,...

The Evolution of Zhizhuangzhang Initial Consonants in Zhiyan Cluster of Jin Dialect

Gao Feng
The ancient Zhizhuangzhang initial consonants in Zhiyan cluster of Jin dialect belong to Changxu type. The modern pronunciation pattern of Zhizhaozhang groups in Zhiyan cluster is in line with the dialect of “Zhongyuan Yinyun”, which was formed at the latest in the Yuan Dynasty.

A Multimodal Critical Analysis in Business Discourse: the Case of the Corporate Annual Report of Tesco

Tang Xinyun
Drawing on the theory of Multimodal Critical Discourse Analysis (MCDA), this paper explores the language use in the strategic part of Tesco’s corporate annual report. By focusing on both visual and verbal modes employed in the selected text, the paper not only discusses their discursive features separately,...

Discourse Misunderstanding from a Perspective of Relevance Theory

Zhang Yu, Li Junyan
Nowadays, discourse misunderstanding appears frequently in daily life. Why discourse misunderstanding is formed? It is a kind of obstacles that hinder communication. This thesis explains the problems from cognitive language, an angle of Relevance Theory in order to achieve a fluent communication.

The Factors Influencing the Efficacy of Incidental Vocabulary Acquisition in English Reading

Liang Hui
Incidental vocabulary acquisition refers to learning vocabulary without the intention to learn; it is an accidental cognitive activity when the Learners’ attention focuses on the other things. The paper finds that the topics and the new word density of the reading materials can affect the incidental...

Chinese Five Elements Conceptual Metaphors on Time and Space

Wu Di
Five Element Principle occupies an important position in traditional Chinese philosophy. This paper explores the conceptual metaphors of Five Elements on time and space, which might help construe the cognitive mechanism on time and space of Chinese ancients. The analysis shows that Chinese ancients tended...

A Contrastive Study on Chinese Resultatives and Pseudo-resultatives

Pan Xiaoxia
Among Chinese resultatives in existing researches, some resultatives do not express a resultative meaning. Based on the widely accepted definition of resultative in Chinese, this paper holds that some constructions, although in the same form as resultatives, are just pseudo-resultatives since there is...

Analysis of Kleeman’s English Translation of A God’s Own Tale: The Book of Transformations of Wenchang, the Divine Lord of Zitong

Tang Xiaohong
A God’s Own Tale: The Book of Transformations of Wenchang, the Divine Lord of Zitong is a Chinese Taoist classic written in the early twelfth century. Because of its long history and rich religious and folk cultural information, it is difficult to translate this book. This paper analyses and evaluates...

Language Socialization and Identity in Learning

Lin Yan
This paper presents the research design and methodology, the approach to data collection and analysis and the pedagogical implications of a small scale study into the learning experience of full-time international students on MSc in TESOL. The focus is the socialization processes and identity formation...