Document Type: Research Paper


1 Dr. Mohammad Zohrabi Assistant Professor English Department Faculty of Farsi Literature University of Tabriz Tabriz Iran

2 English Department Faculty of Farsi Literature University of Tabriz Tabriz Iran


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 caused by searching dictionary for the correct spelling. However, the number of practical simple strategies to learn and/or teach spelling is scant. This study was an attempt to introduce a simple strategy to learn spelling and to investigate its effects on learners’ progress in spelling. To this end, two groups of third grade students of secondary school were studied as control and experimental groups. A pretest was given, then the new strategy was used in the experimental group, and then a posttest was given, and finally the data were analyzed by using ANCOVA. The results showed that this new strategy of learning spelling has a positive effect on learners’ spelling performance. Findings show that this simple strategy can be effective in learning and/or teaching spelling.


Article Title [Persian]

معرفی و بررسی روشی جدید برای یادگیری و تمرین املا

Authors [Persian]

  • محمد ظهرابی 1
  • پریا کاشف 2

1 Dr. Mohammad Zohrabi Assistant Professor English Department Faculty of Farsi Literature University of Tabriz Tabriz Iran

2 English Department Faculty of Farsi Literature University of Tabriz Tabriz Iran

Abstract [Persian]

املای صحیح، یکی از موارد حائز اهمیت در یادگیرِی زبان انگلیسی به عنوان یک زبان خارجی محسوب می شود. این مهارت به زبان آموزان کمک می کند تا راحت تر و روان تر بنویسند، چرا که مراجعه به لغت نامه حین نوشتن جهت جستجوی املای صحیح کلمه ی مورد نظر موجب قطع رشته ی افکار زبان آموز می شود. با این وجود، روش های ساده و مناسب یادگیری املا به اندازه ی کافی در اختیار معلمان و زبان آموزان نیست. تحقیق حاضر تلاشی است برای معرفی یک روش ساده ی یادگیری املای کلمات انگلیسی و بررسی تاثیر آن بر عملکرد نوشتاری دانش آموزان. از این رو دو گروه از دانش آموزان پایه ی نهم متوسطه ی اول به عنوان گروه کنترل و گروه آزمایش انتخاب شدند. پس از اجرای پیش آزمون، روش جدید یادگیری املا برای گروه آزمایش معرفی و طی چندین جلسه تمرین شد. سپس، پس آزمون اجرا شد. داده های آزمون توسط اس پی اس اس و با استفاده از روش انکووا بررسی شد. نتایج بدست آمده حاکی از این بود که این روش، تاثیر مثبتی بر یادگیری املای صحیح کلمات توسط زبان آموزان دارد. از این رو، این روش می تواند در تدریس املای کلمات زبان خارجی موثر واقع شود.

Keywords [Persian]

  • ملا
  • روش یادگیری
  • اثربخشی روش یادگیری

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