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Vocabulary learning strategies play an indispensable role in assisting foreign language learners in expansion of their lexicon albeit efficaciousness of each strategy largely contingent upon preferences of individual learners. The present pilot study aims at investigating gender difference in preferences ...

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Metaphoric Conceptualisation of “LOVE IS A PLANT” in Gĩkũyũ: A Cognitive-Semantics Perspective

Moses Gatambuki Gathigia , Joseph Nyehita Maitaria

Starting from the premise that a metaphor is a cognitive mechanism in which one experiential domain is partially mapped onto a different experiential domain, this paper examines the metaphoric conceptualisation of “LOVE IS A PLANT” in Gĩkũyũ from a cognitive-semantics perspective. In order ...

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