A Triangulated Approach to Reading Strategy Use: Do General and Academic Reading Materials Make a Difference?
1. 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
Assessment of Anxiety Disorder and Learning Strategies among Hearing-Impaired Students and Normal Students
2. Assessment of Anxiety Disorder and Learning Strategies among Hearing-Impaired Students and Normal Students

Mohamad Baghr Shabani; Samira Moharrami

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter 2015, Pages 41-21

Abstract
  The present study aimed to investigate the relationship between language learning strategies and learners’ anxiety among high school students. The participants of the study were ...  Read More
Examining the Interactional Metadiscourse Markers in Iranian MA Applied Linguistics Theses
3. Examining the Interactional Metadiscourse Markers in Iranian MA Applied Linguistics Theses

Saeed Rezaei; Masoumeh Estaji; Mahdi Hasanpour

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter 2015, Pages 71-43

Abstract
  One of the most salient written academic outputs a university student has the opportunity to create is a thesis which is regarded as “a complex student-produced research genre” ...  Read More
Face-Threatening Aspect of Refusal Speech Acts: A Contrastive Study
4. Face-Threatening Aspect of Refusal Speech Acts: A Contrastive Study

Nargol Mokhtari

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter 2015, Pages 84-73

Abstract
  Professionalism in communication is a matter of concern for speakers of all languages. Awareness about some features such as face-threatening property of refusal speech acts leads language ...  Read More
Research Article Introductions and Disciplinary Influences Based on Interactive Metadiscourse Markers
5. Research Article Introductions and Disciplinary Influences Based on Interactive Metadiscourse Markers

Reza Abdi; Parisa Ahmadi

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter 2015, Pages 99-85

Abstract
  Metadiscourse refers to the evolving text, to the writer, and to the imagined readers of that text. It is based on a view of writing as a social engagement. This study draws on an interpersonal ...  Read More
The Effect of Various Testing Conditions on Long-Term Retention of Reading Materials: The Case of Initial and Delayed Test Types, and Feedback on Test
6. The Effect of Various Testing Conditions on Long-Term Retention of Reading Materials: The Case of Initial and Delayed Test Types, and Feedback on Test

Mahmoud Qaracholloo; Mohammad Reza Ghorbani; Farhad Ghiasvand

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter 2015, Pages 118-101

Abstract
  This study investigated various testing conditions for their influence on long-term retention of reading materials. To do so, 84 English as Foreign Language (EFL) learners were randomly ...  Read More