EFL Learners’ Attitudes Toward Flipped Teaching and Its Effect on Their Oral Complexity, Accuracy, and Fluency

Anahita Sheikhipour; Mahmood Hashemian; Ali Roohani

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2021, , Pages 51-21


  The flipped teaching has nowadays become a new movement in teaching and is getting pervasive in the educational system. The goal of this study was to explore if there was any significant difference between L2 learners’ oral complexity, accuracy, and fluency (CAF) in flipped and traditional classes. ...  Read More

Exploring Metacognitive Strategies in Reading Academic Texts Among More and Less Proficient EFL University Students

Ali Roohani; Raheleh Sabzeali,; Azizullah Mirzaei

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2017, , Pages 142-123


  Research has showed a positive relationship between metacognitive knowledge and success in reading comprehension. Thus, it is important to be aware of metacognitive strategy use in reading comprehension. This study was intended to explore metacognitive strategies in reading academic texts among more ...  Read More

The Effect of Using Songs on Young Iranian EFL Learners’ Vocabulary Learning: A Case of Gender

Ali Roohani; Somayeh Akbarpour

Volume 3, Issue 3 , September 2016, , Pages 82-59

  Abstract Knowledge can be reflected in vocabulary repertoire; it is thus important to find out effective methods of vocabulary teaching which can assist language learners in the process of vocabulary learning. This study investigated the effectiveness of teaching English vocabulary through song and ...  Read More

Analyzing Cognitive Processes and Multiple Intelligences in the Top-Notch Textbooks

Ali Roohani

Volume 2, Issue 3 , August 2015, , Pages 65-39

  Reading comprehension and critical thinking are basic skills for second/foreign language learners that should be developed during higher education. A critical thinking-based instruction can engage the cognitive processes which may improve language learners’ reading comprehension and critical thinking. ...  Read More