The effects of receptive and productive testing on L2 active vocabulary knowledge

Dariush Aliakbari; Mortaza Aslrasouli; Davud Kuhi

Volume 11, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Pages 125-146

  Considerable research has been conducted on the advancement of types of tests to facilitate a second language vocabulary improvement. However, whether types of tests (receptive vs. productive) lead to a comprehensive mastery of L2 active vocabulary knowledge has seldom been addressed in previous literature. ...  Read More

Cross-Sectional Diachronic Corpus Analysis of Stance and Engagement Markers in Three Leading Journals of Applied Linguistics

Shirin Rezaei Keramati; Davud Kuhi; Mahnaz Saeidi

Volume 6, Issue 2 , May 2019, , Pages 25-1

  Thanks to recent developments in metadiscourse studies, it is now increasingly accepted that metadiscourse practices are closely related to social activities, cognitive styles and epistemological beliefs of academic communities. Despite widespread interest and research among applied linguists to explore ...  Read More

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 , August 2017, , Pages 33-47

  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. When applied to academic contexts, critical discourse analysis seems to play an undeniable role in the development ...  Read More