Transacting with Comparative English-Persian Literature in EFL Classrooms: A Reader-Response Approach
176. Transacting with Comparative English-Persian Literature in EFL Classrooms: A Reader-Response Approach

Seyyedeh Fahimeh Parsaiyan

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 19 April 2020

Abstract
  Despite scholarly criticisms censuring the monopoly of Eurocentric and Anglophonic literatures in English as Foreign or Second Language (EFL/ESL) teaching, cross-cultural literatures ...  Read More
The Interplay among EFL Students' Epistemic Beliefs, Language Learning Strategies, and L2 Motivational Self-System: A Structural Equation Modeling Approach
177. The Interplay among EFL Students' Epistemic Beliefs, Language Learning Strategies, and L2 Motivational Self-System: A Structural Equation Modeling Approach

Shaghyegh Shirzad; Hamed Barjesteh; Mahmood Dehqan; Mahboubeh Zare

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 19 April 2020

Abstract
  Examining learners' beliefs about the essence of knowledge, how they are conceptualized, and the ways they influence the learning process have gained attention in the second language ...  Read More
Exploring the Role of Multimedia-Based Instruction in Promoting Reading Motivation
178. Exploring the Role of Multimedia-Based Instruction in Promoting Reading Motivation

Hani Mansooji; Ahmad Mohseni; Alireza Ameri

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 19 April 2020

Abstract
  A significant proportion of academic exercise today, even for those who do not speak English as a first language, has to do with the English Internet and the texts within. Accordingly, ...  Read More
Attitudes of Language Teachers toward Multiple-Choice Item Writing Guidelines: An Exploratory Factor Analysis
179. Attitudes of Language Teachers toward Multiple-Choice Item Writing Guidelines: An Exploratory Factor Analysis

Mahdi Ganji; Rajab Esfandiari

Volume 7, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, , Pages 115-140

Abstract
  Previous research has shown that the construction of multiple-choice (MC) items is a very difficult task. As such, textbook writers have proposed some guidelines to help item writers ...  Read More
Investigating Pedagogical Digital Game-Based Phrasal Verb Learning Formally vs. Informally Among Iranian EFL Learners
180. Investigating Pedagogical Digital Game-Based Phrasal Verb Learning Formally vs. Informally Among Iranian EFL Learners

Aylar Fallah Vazirabad; Farahman Farrokhi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 June 2020

Abstract
  The present study investigated formal versus informal implementation of pedagogical digital games to improve phrasal verb knowledge. One hundred and one intermediate students took part ...  Read More
English Proficiency Homogenization Using Norm-referenced and Criterion-referenced Tests: A Structural Equation Modeling Approach
181. English Proficiency Homogenization Using Norm-referenced and Criterion-referenced Tests: A Structural Equation Modeling Approach

Kazem Barzegar; Amir Reza Nemat Tabrizi; Manoochehr Jafarigohar; Fereidoon Vahdany

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 June 2020

Abstract
  This correlational research used the association between norm-referenced (NRTs) and criterion-referenced tests (CRTs) to predict CRT scores on the basis of NRT scores, homogenize English ...  Read More
The Role of the Cognitive Status of Structures in CLI in Acquisition of English as the Third Language by Persian Bilinguals
182. The Role of the Cognitive Status of Structures in CLI in Acquisition of English as the Third Language by Persian Bilinguals

Ali Jabbari; Abdolmajid Nazari; Ali Mohammad Fazilat far

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 June 2020

Abstract
  This study aimed at finding the impact of the cognitive status of the structures on the acquisition of third language (L3) English at the initial stages. To measure implicit and explicit ...  Read More
Dynamic Assessment: A Diagnostic Tool to Capture Academic Second Language Reading Difficulties in the IELTS Context
183. Dynamic Assessment: A Diagnostic Tool to Capture Academic Second Language Reading Difficulties in the IELTS Context

sima poulaki; Hamid Reza Dowlatabadi; Moussa Ahmadian; Houshang Yazdani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 June 2020

Abstract
  This study aimed to illuminate the diagnostic potential of the interactionist dynamic assessment (DA) to identify the candidates’ academic reading difficulties on the IELTS Reading ...  Read More
An Evaluation of English Textbook “Prospect 2”: Teachers and Teacher Educators’ Perceptions in the Spotlight
184. An Evaluation of English Textbook “Prospect 2”: Teachers and Teacher Educators’ Perceptions in the Spotlight

Behrooz Ghoorchaei; Ali Derakhshan; Alemeh Ebrahimi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 02 June 2020

Abstract
  This study endeavored to evaluate the local English textbook named “Prospect 2” taught in junior high schools in Iran based on a group of Iranian EFL teachers and teacher ...  Read More
Developing and Validating an EFL Teacher Imposed Identity Inventory: A Mixed Methods Study
185. Developing and Validating an EFL Teacher Imposed Identity Inventory: A Mixed Methods Study

Azra Gholamshahi; Minoo Alemi; Zia Tajeddin

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 02 June 2020

Abstract
  Teacher-others relationship is one of the main features of teacher identity. As an aspect of this relationship, in some educational contexts, teachers experience imposition in their ...  Read More
The types of scaffolding used by EFL Teachers in Isfahan
186. The types of scaffolding used by EFL Teachers in Isfahan

Somayeh safdari; Momene Ghadiri; Zohreh Kashkouli

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 02 June 2020

Abstract
  Scaffolding helps students improve their skills and handle complex materials (Cloud, Genesee, & Hayaman, 2009). Although a number of studies have been done on scaffolding in Iran, ...  Read More
An Exploration of Focus on Form Instruction on Grammatical Competence of Iranian EFL Learners Utilizing Input Enhancement Technique
187. An Exploration of Focus on Form Instruction on Grammatical Competence of Iranian EFL Learners Utilizing Input Enhancement Technique

Leila Dobakhti; Samin Shams Khorrami

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 08 June 2020

Abstract
  Upholding the integration of form and meaning, focus on form approach can increase both accuracy and fluency of EFL learners. This paper evaluates the role of focus on form approach, ...  Read More
A Probe into Iranian Learners’ Performance on IELTS Academic Writing Task 2: Operationalizing Two Models of Dynamic Assessment versus Static Assessment
188. A Probe into Iranian Learners’ Performance on IELTS Academic Writing Task 2: Operationalizing Two Models of Dynamic Assessment versus Static Assessment

Arezoo Daneshvar; mohammad sadegh bagheri; firooz sadighi; Lotfollah Yarmohammadi; Mortaza Yamini

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 24 June 2020

Abstract
  Abstract Dynamic Assessment (DA) has been utilized for language evaluation. This mixed-methods study aimed to examine the potential impact of interactionist and interventionist models, ...  Read More
EFL Professors’ vs. Teachers’ Home Culture Attachment
189. EFL Professors’ vs. Teachers’ Home Culture Attachment

Saba Hasanzadeh; Elaheh Sotoudehnama; seyyedeh Fahimeh Parsaiyan

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 06 July 2020

Abstract
  The purpose of the present study is to determine whether studying or teaching English as a Foreign Language (EFL) will lead teachers to decrease home cultural values or help them to ...  Read More
Demotivating Factors in EFL Context: Examining Nature and the Role of Socio-demographic Variables
190. Demotivating Factors in EFL Context: Examining Nature and the Role of Socio-demographic Variables

Ebrahim ُSamani; Raziyeh Bagheripour; Sara Atarzadeh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 06 July 2020

Abstract
  The concept of demotivation has received the same attention as motivation, especially in the EFL context. However, a review of the literature in Iran’s context indicates a lack ...  Read More
Postgraduate TEFL Students' Performance and Perception on Research Article Writing and their Challenges in Conducting Research
191. Postgraduate TEFL Students' Performance and Perception on Research Article Writing and their Challenges in Conducting Research

Leila Sajedi; Mahnaz Saeidi; Touran Ahour

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 06 July 2020

Abstract
  Writing publishable research articles is a great concern of academicians, which requires awareness on all its relevant aspects. However, the obstacles are elusive and postgraduate students' ...  Read More