Efficacy of In-Service Education and Training (INSET) Courses in Improving EFL Teachers’ Technological Pedagogical and Content Knowledge (TPACK)
1. Efficacy of In-Service Education and Training (INSET) Courses in Improving EFL Teachers’ Technological Pedagogical and Content Knowledge (TPACK)

maryam mahmoudi; Mojgan Rashtchi; Gholam-Reza Abbasian

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 13 August 2019

Abstract
  Teachers’ knowledge base refers to what teachers should know and be able to implement in their classes. This study investigated to what extent in-service education and training ...  Read More
The Impact of Genre-Based Instruction Treatments on EAP Students’ Writing Quality
2. The Impact of Genre-Based Instruction Treatments on EAP Students’ Writing Quality

Sayyed Mohammad Alavi; Majid Nemati; Sedigheh Karimpour

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 23 October 2019

Abstract
  The last decade has seen an increasing attention given to the notion of genre-based instruction, its application and efficacy in language teaching and learning. Regarding the benefits ...  Read More
Plagiarism and Academic Literacies: The Case of Iranian Graduate Students of Agricultural Sciences
3. Plagiarism and Academic Literacies: The Case of Iranian Graduate Students of Agricultural Sciences

Mahmood Reza Atai; Esmat Babaii; Elahe Fazlollahi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 10 December 2019

Abstract
  The problem of plagiarism has been a hot issue of concern to the academic community in recent years. In this study, we probed the factors which overtly or covertly lead to plagiarism ...  Read More
Effect of Online Strategies-Based Instruction on Iranian EFL Learners’ Speaking Scores: A Case of Affective and Social Strategies Instruction
4. Effect of Online Strategies-Based Instruction on Iranian EFL Learners’ Speaking Scores: A Case of Affective and Social Strategies Instruction

Samira Abbasi; Azizeh Chalak; Hossein Heidari Tabrizi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 05 February 2020

Abstract
  Enhancing speaking ability is an important component of the acquirement of a language. The present study focused on improving speaking ability through online strategy-based instruction. ...  Read More
A Mixed-Method Study of Teacher Diary as a Reflective Instrument for the English Language Teacher Development
5. A Mixed-Method Study of Teacher Diary as a Reflective Instrument for the English Language Teacher Development

Mehrshad Ahmadian; Parviz Maftoon; Parviz Birjandi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 15 February 2020

Abstract
  From the very outset, postmethod pedagogy has shaken the long-held concept of language teaching and has recognized the importance of contextualized language teaching in the field of ...  Read More
Exploring the Impact of Scaffolded Written Corrective Feedback on Iranian EFL Learners’ Writing Quality: A Sociocultural Theory Study
6. Exploring the Impact of Scaffolded Written Corrective Feedback on Iranian EFL Learners’ Writing Quality: A Sociocultural Theory Study

Ehsan Abbaspour; Mahmood Reza Atai; Parviz Maftoon

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 15 February 2020

Abstract
  The prevalence of Sociocultural Theory (SCT) as a major theory in SLA has spurred a considerable number of studies to investigate the various aspect of L2 acquisition through the lens ...  Read More
Cross-examining e-mentoring vs. face-to-face mentoring: The performance and attitudes of the Iranian EFL teachers in focus
7. Cross-examining e-mentoring vs. face-to-face mentoring: The performance and attitudes of the Iranian EFL teachers in focus

Ahmad Beigi Rizi; Hossein Barati; Ahmad MoeinZadeh

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

Abstract
  This survey study aimed to examine the efficiency of a mentoring software used for e-mentoring Iranian EFL teachers by investigating (1) if the application of the mentoring software ...  Read More
The Future of Teacher Education Making: EFL Pre-Service Teachers and Teacher Educators' Perceptions of Professional Preparation
8. The Future of Teacher Education Making: EFL Pre-Service Teachers and Teacher Educators' Perceptions of Professional Preparation

Mohammad Nabi Ranjbari; Hossein Heidari Tabrizi; Akbar Afghary

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 12 April 2020

Abstract
  The student's success at school greatly depends on quality teacher and this has led to the governments' growing focus on the quality of teacher education programs and production of ...  Read More
Exploring Iranian Pre-Service English Teachers’ Intercultural Communicative Competence (ICC) Identities and the Role of Mentor Teachers
9. Exploring Iranian Pre-Service English Teachers’ Intercultural Communicative Competence (ICC) Identities and the Role of Mentor Teachers

zohreh Hoominian Sharifabad; Ali Mohammad Fazilatfar; Massood null Yazdanimoghaddam

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 12 April 2020

Abstract
  Globally occurring changes in an ever-shrinking world acknowledge the goal of making effective communication between people with various cultural backgrounds (East, 2012; Jin, 2014; ...  Read More
Role of Bottom-up and Top-down Pre-listening Activities on Iranian EFL Students’ Listening Comprehension
10. Role of Bottom-up and Top-down Pre-listening Activities on Iranian EFL Students’ Listening Comprehension

Fatemeh Karimi; Azizeh Chalak

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 14 April 2020

Abstract
  Abstract Pre-listening activity has a considerable role in improving listening comprehension. This research examined the effects of bottom-up and top-down pre-listening activities on ...  Read More
The Interplay among EFL Students' Epistemic Beliefs, Language Learning Strategies, and L2 Motivational Self-System: A Structural Equation Modeling Approach
11. 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
12. 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
Investigating Pedagogical Digital Game-Based Phrasal Verb Learning Formally vs. Informally Among Iranian EFL Learners
13. 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
14. 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
15. The Role of the Cognitive Status of Structures in CLI in Acquisition of English as the Third Language by Persian Bilinguals

Ali Akbar 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
An Evaluation of English Textbook “Prospect 2”: Teachers and Teacher Educators’ Perceptions in the Spotlight
16. 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
17. 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
18. 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
A Probe into Iranian Learners’ Performance on IELTS Academic Writing Task 2: Operationalizing Two Models of Dynamic Assessment versus Static Assessment
19. 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
20. 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
21. 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
22. 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
Relative Clause Attachment Ambiguity Resolution in L1-Persian Learners of L2 English: The Effects of Semantic Priming and Proficiency
23. Relative Clause Attachment Ambiguity Resolution in L1-Persian Learners of L2 English: The Effects of Semantic Priming and Proficiency

Mohammad Nabi Karimi; Eskandar Samadi; Esmat Babaii

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 21 July 2020

Abstract
  The present study explored the effect of semantic priming in the resolution of ambiguous sentences containing Relative Clauses (RCs) preceded by a complex Noun Phrase (NP) by L1-Persian ...  Read More
The Dynamic Assessment of Reading Comprehension: An Exploration of EFL Teacher’s Perception and Practice
24. The Dynamic Assessment of Reading Comprehension: An Exploration of EFL Teacher’s Perception and Practice

Saeed Mohammadi; Esmat Babaii

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 21 July 2020

Abstract
  This study investigates EFL teachers’ perceptions regarding Dynamic Assessment (hereafter DA) prior and subsequent to taking part in workshops and panel discussions. Twenty-five ...  Read More
Employing Dynamic Assessment and Concept-based Instruction for the Development of English Phrasal verbs in an EFL Classroom
25. Employing Dynamic Assessment and Concept-based Instruction for the Development of English Phrasal verbs in an EFL Classroom

Fatemeh Akbari; Seyed Mohammad Reza Amirian; غلامرضا زارعیان

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 21 July 2020

Abstract
  Established on the basis of Vygotsky's SCT, this study tends to document the EFL students' development of phrasal verbs through two SCT-oriented approaches including concept-based instruction ...  Read More
Genric Differentiation in the Relationship between L2 Vocabulary Knowledge and Writing Performance
26. Genric Differentiation in the Relationship between L2 Vocabulary Knowledge and Writing Performance

Davoud Amini; Zahra Iravani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 26 September 2020

Abstract
  In cognitive process theories of L2 writing, the rich lexical knowledge plays a key role in facilitated writing performance. Therefore, the inquiry into the relationship between aspects ...  Read More
Pedagogical Strategies of Positive Psychology Conforming to Neoliberal Ideologies in EFL Context
27. Pedagogical Strategies of Positive Psychology Conforming to Neoliberal Ideologies in EFL Context

Seyyed Mohammad Ali Soozandehfar

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 26 September 2020

Abstract
  Neoliberal changes in pedagogy focus on marketization of teaching and learning processes through different innovative interdisciplinary strategies to evoke the collective appeal (Ross, ...  Read More
EFL Learners’ Attitudes Toward Flipped Teaching and Its Effect on Their Oral Complexity, Accuracy, and Fluency
28. EFL Learners’ Attitudes Toward Flipped Teaching and Its Effect on Their Oral Complexity, Accuracy, and Fluency

Anahita Sheikhipour; Mahmood Hashemian; Ali Roohani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 26 September 2020

Abstract
  The flipped teaching has nowadays become a new movement in teaching and is getting pervasive in the educational system. The goal of this study was to explore if there was any significant ...  Read More
Challenges of English Teaching in Engineering Courses
29. Challenges of English Teaching in Engineering Courses

Edita Bekteshi; Melihate Shala; Brikena Xhaferi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 28 September 2020

Abstract
  The purpose of this experimental study was to investigate English teaching and its impact on students from the engineering faculty in bilingual CLIL (Content and Language Integrated ...  Read More