A Triangulated Study of Workplace English Needs of Electrical Engineering Students
1. 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
Cultural Intelligence, Cultural Identity and Iranian EFL learners' use of Politeness Strategies
2. Cultural Intelligence, Cultural Identity and Iranian EFL learners' use of Politeness Strategies

Rasoul Mohammad Hosseinpur; Maryam Sarbandi Farahani

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2017, Pages 27-45

Abstract
  Human beings are defined as an embodiment of social and cultural understanding which can develop by engaging in various social contexts. Cultural intelligence and cultural identity ...  Read More
Evaluation of Newly Developed EAP Textbooks for the Students of Medicine Published by SAMT
3. Evaluation of Newly Developed EAP Textbooks for the Students of Medicine Published by SAMT

Vahid Shahidipour; Mohammad Hassan Tahririan

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2017, Pages 47-65

Abstract
  EAP textbooks have been one of the most important materials commonly used in any EAP program and attracted many researchers' attention due to their crucial contributions to foreign/second ...  Read More
Literal and Inferential Listening Comprehension: The Role of L1 vs. L2 Auditory Working Memory Capacity
4. Literal and Inferential Listening Comprehension: The Role of L1 vs. L2 Auditory Working Memory Capacity

Mohammad Nabi Karimi; Reza Naghdivand

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2017, Pages 67-84

Abstract
  Working memory capacity, especially as it relates to L1 vs. L2, has been found to play a significant role in language comprehension and processing. Majority of the related studies have, ...  Read More
Assessing Teachers’ Perceptions of Using Criticality-Enhancing English Language Materials inside EFL Classes
5. Assessing Teachers’ Perceptions of Using Criticality-Enhancing English Language Materials inside EFL Classes

Momene Ghadiri; Mansoor Tavakoli

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2017, Pages 85-102

Abstract
  Explicit teaching may provide great opportunities for critical thinking to flourish. This paper examines the degree to which the need for developing such a critical view of language ...  Read More
Developing a Model for Disciplinary Writing Expertise in Postgraduate Teaching English as a Foreign Language Programs
6. Developing a Model for Disciplinary Writing Expertise in Postgraduate Teaching English as a Foreign Language Programs

Farzaneh Dehghan; Seyed Ayatoallah Razmjo

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2017, Pages 122-103

Abstract
  A challenge for many postgraduate students is to move from the state of novice observers to those of professional contributors of a particular discourse community. They need to develop ...  Read More
Exploring Metacognitive Strategies in Reading Academic Texts Among More and Less Proficient EFL University Students
7. Exploring Metacognitive Strategies in Reading Academic Texts Among More and Less Proficient EFL University Students

Ali Roohani; Raheleh Sabzeali,; Azizullah Mirzaei

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2017, Pages 142-123

Abstract
  Research has showed a positive relationship between metacognitive knowledge and success in reading comprehension. Thus, it is important to be aware of metacognitive strategy use in ...  Read More