Face in Intercultural Communication: A Meta-synthesis
1. Face in Intercultural Communication: A Meta-synthesis

Mohammad Ahmadi Safa; Moslem Yousefi; Naser Ranjbar

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, Pages 1-18

Abstract
  Although the concept of ‘face’ has recently been the focus of attention in language pragmatics, face theory and research have dealt with individual rather than social aspects ...  Read More
An English Teacher’s Professional Identity Development: The Effect of Educational Policies
2. An English Teacher’s Professional Identity Development: The Effect of Educational Policies

Bahram Behin; Fatemeh Esmaeili; Rsoul Assadollahi

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, Pages 19-40

Abstract
  A fundamental aspect of teacher socialization and development is the construction and maintenance of vivid and strong professional identity. As a multi-layered and dynamic phenomenon, ...  Read More
Iranian EFL Raters’ Cognitive Processes in Rating IELTS Speaking Tasks: The Effect of Expertise
3. Iranian EFL Raters’ Cognitive Processes in Rating IELTS Speaking Tasks: The Effect of Expertise

Rajab Esfandiari; Payam Noor

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, Pages 41-76

Abstract
  Variations in rating the EFL learners’ oral performance are often attributed to the variations in the raters’ cognitive processes. Han’s (2016) 4-stage processing ...  Read More
Investigating Factors Underlying Iranian High School English Teachers’ (De)motivation
4. Investigating Factors Underlying Iranian High School English Teachers’ (De)motivation

Mohammad Hassanzadeh; Monavareh Jafari

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, Pages 77-100

Abstract
  Teacher motivation is of paramount importance to the growth of any education system. Despite its significance, the topic has been largely overlooked at the expense of learner motivation ...  Read More
Do university students need to master the GSL and AWL words: A psychology word list
5. Do university students need to master the GSL and AWL words: A psychology word list

Mahmood Safari

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, Pages 101-122

Abstract
  University students are mainly advised to master the words in West’s General Service List (GSL) and Coxhead’s Academic Word List (AWL) in order to be able to read their ...  Read More
Defossilization of Fossilized Pragmatic Routines: Corpus-Driven Input-Based and Output-Based Instruction
6. Defossilization of Fossilized Pragmatic Routines: Corpus-Driven Input-Based and Output-Based Instruction

Zia Tajeddin; Ensieh Khodarahmi

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, Pages 123-145

Abstract
  Mainstream L2 pragmatic research has shown that pragmatic fossilization is quite common among L2 learners at almost all levels of proficiency. This study examined the defossilizing ...  Read More