Developing and Validating an EFL Teacher Imposed Identity Inventory: A Mixed Methods Study

Azra Gholamshahi; Minoo Alemi; Zia Tajeddin

Volume 8, Issue 2 , April 2021, , Pages 116-91

  Teacher-others relationship is one of the main features of teacher identity. As an aspect of this relationship, in some educational contexts, teachers experience imposition in their work place. As there is no survey tool to measure imposed identity, the present study developed a questionnaire based on ...  Read More

Sources of Demotivation among English Language Learners: Novice and Experienced Teachers’ Beliefs

Asghar Afshari; Zia Tajeddin; Gholam-Reza Abbasian

Volume 6, Issue 4 , October 2019, , Pages 81-59

  Motivation is a crucial factor in learning a foreign language. However, some learners may become demotivated during their experience of learning a language. Demotivation among learners has rarely been addressed from the teachers’ perspectives. The purpose of the current study was to investigate ...  Read More

Defossilization of Fossilized Pragmatic Routines: Corpus-Driven Input-Based and Output-Based Instruction

Zia Tajeddin; Ensieh Khodarahmi

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

  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 effect of corpus-driven activities on 10 situationally-based pragmatic routines under two instructional conditions, i.e. ...  Read More