Analysis of Lexical Patterning and Semantic Elements in Reading Comprehension Sections of EFL Textbooks
1. Analysis of Lexical Patterning and Semantic Elements in Reading Comprehension Sections of EFL Textbooks

Saemeh Askani; Omid Khatin Zadeh

Volume 3, Issue 4 , Autumn 2016, , Pages 25-1

Abstract
  This study aimed to investigate patterns of encoding motion events in the sentences of ‘Reading Comprehension’ sections of English textbooks that are taught in Iranian guidance ...  Read More
Nominal Metaphor Aptness: Semantic Features and Degree of Matching between Topic and Vehicle
2. Nominal Metaphor Aptness: Semantic Features and Degree of Matching between Topic and Vehicle

Sedigheh Vahdat; Omid Khatin Zadeh; Babak Yazdani Fazlabadi

Volume 2, Issue 4 , Autumn 2015, , Pages 58-35

Abstract
  Degree of aptness of the nominal metaphor X is a Y or the extent to which the metaphorical statement expresses its specific non-literal meaning and the nature of relationship between ...  Read More