Interactive versus Collaborative Writing Instruction: An Experimental Study
1. 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
Introducing and Investigating a New Micro-strategy for Teaching Spelling Patterns: Active Mental Photography
2. 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
The Contribution of Critical Discourse Analysis and Critical Thinking in an EFL Context: A Case Study of Economic Texts
3. The Contribution of Critical Discourse Analysis and Critical Thinking in an EFL Context: A Case Study of Economic Texts

shabnam kurosh khanshan; davud kuhi

Volume 4, Issue 3 , Summer 2017, Pages 33-47

Abstract
  Teachers wish their learners not to take all provided information for granted; rather, they expect to enable their learners to develop higher order thinking skills and to be reflective. ...  Read More
Investigating the Effects of Using Dynamic Assessment Procedures on the EFL Learners’ Vocabulary Knowledge Development
4. Investigating the Effects of Using Dynamic Assessment Procedures on the EFL Learners’ Vocabulary Knowledge Development

Saman Ebadi; Vahid Yari

Volume 4, Issue 3 , Summer 2017, Pages 49-72

Abstract
  This study seeks to provide insights into the process of vocabulary learning and promoting vocabulary knowledge by tracking its development in dynamic assessment (DA) procedures through ...  Read More
The Potential of required and optional information exchange tasks: frequency and types of discourse markers in focus
5. The Potential of required and optional information exchange tasks: frequency and types of discourse markers in focus

Asieh Esmaeel Beigi; zohreh mohammadi

Volume 4, Issue 3 , Summer 2017, Pages 73-94

Abstract
  This study aimed at investigating the potential of different learning tasks in creating a medium for production of discourse markers (DMs). 60 Iranian female EFL (English as a foreign ...  Read More
The role of increasing task cognitive-complexity in quality of L2 writing and learners’ distribution of metacognitive sub-processes
6. The role of increasing task cognitive-complexity in quality of L2 writing and learners’ distribution of metacognitive sub-processes

Niloofar Daneshkhah; Ahmad Alibabaee

Volume 4, Issue 3 , Summer 2017, Pages 95-118

Abstract
  The importance of task-based instruction for developing writing as one of the most demanding tasks within SLA field is neglected in many EFL/ESL contexts. The researchers in this study ...  Read More