Emergence and affordance in language learning: Using Grammaticalization to teach grammar to Iranian EFL learners

Nasser Rashidi; Amir Yousef Farahmandi

Volume 3, Issue 3 , September 2016, , Pages 38-19

  The teaching of grammar plays a central role in every EFL classroom. This paper attempts to study the learning of grammar implicitly through exposing the language learners to as much authentic language as possible in interaction and practices of socialization in order to make grammar a byproduct of communication. ...  Read More

Perspectives of L2 graduate students and their professors about students' academic writing practices: Patchwriting or plagiarism?/

Naser Rashidi; Mohamad Rahimi; Farzaneh Dehghan

Volume 3, Issue 2 , May 2016, , Pages 96-81

  Writing academic texts is a challenging endeavour for novice L2 writers, which causes them to rely heavily on the original texts. Some studies have differentiated intentional acts of fraud (like plagiarism) from patchwriting which they claim is unintentional source text reliance. However, others have ...  Read More