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Trends in Research for Focused Issues of Linguistics in China (2009-2019)

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DOI: 10.25236/ieesasm.2020.180


Xuanyi Qu

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Xuanyi Qu


Linguistics studies the core human natural language ability. This article uses CiteSpace as the tool and CNKI as the data source to conduct research, tap the fronts of the subjects, finds the problems that need to be solved before starting linguistic research, and improves the quality of linguistic research. The research content includes: Knowledge mapping of keywords co-occurrence, visual analysis of research fronts, analysis on betweenness centrality of keywords and timeline analysis of keywords. The results of the study show that there are many relatively studies on keywords such as "Intercultural Communication, Pragmatic Function, Cooperative Principle, Pragmatic Strategy, Pragmatics, and Speech Act"; the keyword with the longest research duration is "Face-saving theory" and "English Teaching"; the high frequency keywords of the study are "Politeness Principle, Politeness Strategy, Face, Face Theory, Politeness, Cooperative Principle, Pragmatics and Intercultural Communication".


Linguistics, focused issues, trends in research, knowledge mapping