Exploring the Role of Visual Representation Signals for Interactional Action in Conversation
4. Exploring the Role of Visual Representation Signals for Interactional Action in Conversation

Arash Gholamy Saleh Abady; Sayyed Mohammad Alavi

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Winter 2015, , Pages 1-21

Abstract
  The main approach to conversation analysis is multimodal analysis, which can be explained by the distinction between the non-verbal and verbal expression in the communicative functions ...  Read More
Interactive versus Collaborative Writing Instruction: An Experimental Study
5. Interactive versus Collaborative Writing Instruction: An Experimental Study

Ali Taghinezhad; Mohammad Ali Ayatollahi; Mahboobeh Azadikhah

Volume 4, Issue 3 , Summer 2017, , Pages 1-18

Abstract
  This study investigated the effects of Interactive and Collaborative Instructional pedagogies on Iranian EFL learners' writing. It adopted pre-test and post-test control group quasi-experimental ...  Read More
The effects of corrective feedback on Iranian EFL students' writing
6. The effects of corrective feedback on Iranian EFL students' writing

Amir Rezaei; Siros Izadpanah; Ali Shahnavaz

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Spring 2016, , Pages 1-19

Abstract
  Matching the expectations of teachers and students is vital for successful learning. Few studies have investigated the effects of corrective feedback on Iranian EFL students. The sample ...  Read More
Iranian Language Learners’ Attitudes towards Teaching/Learning English: The Role of University Major, Gender, and Age
7. Iranian Language Learners’ Attitudes towards Teaching/Learning English: The Role of University Major, Gender, and Age

Zainab Abolfazli; Karim Sadeghi

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, , Pages 1-26

Abstract
  Attitudes towards learning teaching a subject play a major role in determining individuals' success or failure in any educational programme. This paper delves into the attitudes of ...  Read More
Face in Intercultural Communication: A Meta-synthesis
8. Face in Intercultural Communication: A Meta-synthesis

Mohammad Ahmadi Safa; Moslem Yousefi; Naser Ranjbar

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 1-18

Abstract
  Although the concept of ‘face’ has recently been the focus of attention in language pragmatics, face theory and research have dealt with individual rather than social aspects ...  Read More
Draft Specific Scoring and Teacher Corrective Feedback: Hearing Learners’ Voice
9. Draft Specific Scoring and Teacher Corrective Feedback: Hearing Learners’ Voice

Masoud Azizi; Majid Nemati

Volume 5, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 1-26

Abstract
  One may not comment on the effectiveness of teacher corrective feedback (CF) before first ensuring learners’ attendance. The majority of the studies carried out on teacher CF ...  Read More
Conducting an EOP Needs Analysis: A Case of Pre-service Cabin Crew
10. Conducting an EOP Needs Analysis: A Case of Pre-service Cabin Crew

Fatemeh Taghipour; Ahmad Mohseni; Hossein Rahmanpanah; Abdollah Baradaran

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 1-28

Abstract
  Since English for Specific Purposes (ESP) programs have been one significant component of university and vocational schools, being informed of academic and professional language needs ...  Read More
Analysis of Iranian EFL Teachers’ Narrated Critical Incidents and their Productive Coping Strategies
11. Analysis of Iranian EFL Teachers’ Narrated Critical Incidents and their Productive Coping Strategies

Saeedeh Esmaeli; Katayoon Afzali

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, , Pages 1-27

Abstract
  Critical incidents are unanticipated and unplanned events which happen in the classrooms and may throw teachers into a state of disequilibrium which results in teachers’ losing ...  Read More
Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality in a collective scaffolding platform: Abstract genre structure in a Mobile-Assisted Language Learning Study
12. Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality in a collective scaffolding platform: Abstract genre structure in a Mobile-Assisted Language Learning Study

Hassan Soleimani; Alireza Jalilifar; Afsar Rouhi; Mahboubeh Rahmanian

Volume 7, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, , Pages 1-22

Abstract
  The increasing interest in new technologies and collaboration has created innovative ways in learning. Among these, computer-supported collaborative learning has received much attention ...  Read More
Assertiveness and Prediction of Marked Structures in the Translations of Undergraduate English Students
13. Assertiveness and Prediction of Marked Structures in the Translations of Undergraduate English Students

Habibollah Mashhady; Moslem Fatollahi

Volume 2, Issue 4 , Autumn 2015, , Pages 10-1

Abstract
  Markedness in linguistics is the state of being distinct, peculiar or complicated in comparison to a more usual or common form. Markedness has been widely studied in the literature. ...  Read More
A Putative Evaluation Scheme for Critical Appraisal of ELT Papers
16. A Putative Evaluation Scheme for Critical Appraisal of ELT Papers

Seyyed Ayatollah Razmjoo

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2016, , Pages 18-1

Abstract
  Regarding the lack of consistency among ELT journals to evaluate papers, this research delves into how journal reviewers address the issue of determining the optimum paper to be published. ...  Read More
Oral Corrective Feedback Preferences in Iranian L2 Learners with Different Proficiency Levels
17. Oral Corrective Feedback Preferences in Iranian L2 Learners with Different Proficiency Levels

Mahmood Hashemian; Helena Mostaghasi

Volume 2, Issue 3 , Summer 2015, , Pages 19-1

Abstract
  As far as making errors is an indispensable part of L2 learning process, appropriate and pertinent corrective feedback (CF) is a significant medium for L2 teachers to prevent their ...  Read More
Introducing and Investigating a New Micro-strategy for Teaching Spelling Patterns: Active Mental Photography
18. Introducing and Investigating a New Micro-strategy for Teaching Spelling Patterns: Active Mental Photography

Mohammad Zohrabi; Parya Kaashef

Volume 4, Issue 3 , Summer 2017, , Pages 19-31

Abstract
  Spelling has become a remarkable aspect of learning and/or teaching English as a foreign language. This skill helps learners to write fluently without interruption in the flow of thinking ...  Read More
A Triangulated Approach to Reading Strategy Use: Do General and Academic Reading Materials Make a Difference?
19. A Triangulated Approach to Reading Strategy Use: Do General and Academic Reading Materials Make a Difference?

Javad Zare

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter 2015, , Pages 20-1

Abstract
  This paper was an attempt to explore the reading strategy use of Iranian M.A. students with general and discipline-related texts. More specifically, this was an endeavor to see if relation ...  Read More
Analysis of Lexical Patterning and Semantic Elements in Reading Comprehension Sections of EFL Textbooks
20. 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
A Triangulated Study of Workplace English Needs of Electrical Engineering Students
21. A Triangulated Study of Workplace English Needs of Electrical Engineering Students

Samira kazempourian; Abbas Ali Rezaee

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2017, , Pages 25-1

Abstract
  English for Specific Purposes (ESP) is one of the considerable programs in the world of English language teaching and research since it pertains to specific needs of various specialties. ...  Read More
Cross-Sectional Diachronic Corpus Analysis of Stance and Engagement Markers in Three Leading Journals of Applied Linguistics
22. Cross-Sectional Diachronic Corpus Analysis of Stance and Engagement Markers in Three Leading Journals of Applied Linguistics

Shirin Rezaei Keramati; Davud Kuhi; Mahnaz Saeidi

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 25-1

Abstract
  Thanks to recent developments in metadiscourse studies, it is now increasingly accepted that metadiscourse practices are closely related to social activities, cognitive styles and epistemological ...  Read More
A Comparative Investigation of Peer Revision versus Teacher Revision on the Production and Comprehension of Relative Clauses in Iranian EFL Students’ Writing Performance
23. A Comparative Investigation of Peer Revision versus Teacher Revision on the Production and Comprehension of Relative Clauses in Iranian EFL Students’ Writing Performance

Puyan Taheri; Mohammad Abdollahi-Guilani

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, , Pages 29-1

Abstract
  This study compared teacher revision with peer revision on comprehension and production of relative clauses (RCs) in Iranian EFL students’ writing performance. Data were collected ...  Read More
An Investigation into Item Types and Text Types of Reading Comprehension Section of Iranian PhD Entrance Exams Using G-theory
24. An Investigation into Item Types and Text Types of Reading Comprehension Section of Iranian PhD Entrance Exams Using G-theory

Masoumeh Ahmadi Shirazi; Seyyed Mohammad Alavi; Hossein Salarian

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, , Pages 29-1

Abstract
  This study investigates some problems of PhD applicants in their entrance exams in the case of answering the reading comprehension questions. To this end, the researchers considered ...  Read More
Classroom Interactional Teacher Language Awareness: Expert Talk Contextualizing Pedagogical Content Knowledge
25. Classroom Interactional Teacher Language Awareness: Expert Talk Contextualizing Pedagogical Content Knowledge

Mandana Zolghadri; Mahmood Reza Atai; Esmat Babaii

Volume 6, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 29-1

Abstract
  The study investigated a second language teacher educator and teacher learners’ awareness of classroom interactional competence (CIC) to communicate pedagogical content knowledge ...  Read More