The Impact of Genre-Based Instruction Treatments on EAP Students’ Writing Quality

Sayyed Mohammad Alavi; Majid Nemati; Sedigheh Karimpour

Volume 8, Issue 3 , July 2021, , Pages 187-210

  The last decade has seen an increasing attention given to the notion of genre-based instruction, its application and efficacy in language teaching and learning. Regarding the benefits of genre-based instruction in second language acquisition, there have been ongoing debates in pedagogical treatments ...  Read More

Depth of Processing in Different Instructional Conditions and Iranian Learners’ Interpretation of English Inversion Structures

Shiva Kaivanpanah; Seyed Mohammad Alavi; Sara Rafsanjani Nejad

Volume 6, Issue 3 , August 2019, , Pages 32-1

  The idea of encouraging awareness in classrooms is not new, but research into awareness is beginning to encourage those involved in language teaching to think more systematically about how language presentation facilitate language awareness. Awareness can be promoted through focus on form activities ...  Read More

An Investigation into Item Types and Text Types of Reading Comprehension Section of Iranian PhD Entrance Exams Using G-theory

Masoumeh Ahmadi Shirazi; Seyyed Mohammad Alavi; Hossein Salarian

Volume 6, Issue 1 , February 2019, , Pages 29-1

  This study investigates some problems of PhD applicants in their entrance exams in the case of answering the reading comprehension questions. To this end, the researchers considered the item types and text types as main effects and their interaction effect using generalizability theory for examining ...  Read More