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

Sayyed Mohammad Alavi; Majid Nemati; Sedigheh Karimpour

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 23 October 2019

http://dx.doi.org/10.30479/jmrels.2019.11620.1446

Abstract
  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 ...  Read More
Effect of Online Strategies-Based Instruction on Iranian EFL Learners’ Speaking Scores: A Case of Affective and Social Strategies Instruction
2. Effect of Online Strategies-Based Instruction on Iranian EFL Learners’ Speaking Scores: A Case of Affective and Social Strategies Instruction

Samira Abbasi; Azizeh Chalak; Hossein Heidari Tabrizi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 05 February 2020

http://dx.doi.org/10.30479/jmrels.2020.11916.1478

Abstract
  Enhancing speaking ability is an important component of the acquirement of a language. The present study focused on improving speaking ability through online strategy-based instruction. ...  Read More
Exploring the Impact of Scaffolded Written Corrective Feedback on Iranian EFL Learners’ Writing Quality: A Sociocultural Theory Study
3. Exploring the Impact of Scaffolded Written Corrective Feedback on Iranian EFL Learners’ Writing Quality: A Sociocultural Theory Study

Ehsan Abbaspour; Mahmood Reza Atai; Parviz Maftoon

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 15 February 2020

http://dx.doi.org/10.30479/jmrels.2020.12116.1508

Abstract
  The prevalence of Sociocultural Theory (SCT) as a major theory in SLA has spurred a considerable number of studies to investigate the various aspect of L2 acquisition through the lens ...  Read More
Exploring Iranian Pre-Service English Teachers’ Intercultural Communicative Competence (ICC) Identities and the Role of Mentor Teachers
4. Exploring Iranian Pre-Service English Teachers’ Intercultural Communicative Competence (ICC) Identities and the Role of Mentor Teachers

zohreh Hoominian Sharifabad; Ali Mohammad Fazilatfar; Massood null Yazdanimoghaddam

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 12 April 2020

http://dx.doi.org/10.30479/jmrels.2020.12239.1521

Abstract
  Globally occurring changes in an ever-shrinking world acknowledge the goal of making effective communication between people with various cultural backgrounds (East, 2012; Jin, 2014; ...  Read More
Role of Bottom-up and Top-down Pre-listening Activities on Iranian EFL Students’ Listening Comprehension
5. Role of Bottom-up and Top-down Pre-listening Activities on Iranian EFL Students’ Listening Comprehension

Fatemeh Karimi; Azizeh Chalak

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 14 April 2020

http://dx.doi.org/10.30479/jmrels.2020.12364.1536

Abstract
  Abstract Pre-listening activity has a considerable role in improving listening comprehension. This research examined the effects of bottom-up and top-down pre-listening activities on ...  Read More
Demotivating Factors in EFL Context: Examining Nature and the Role of Socio-demographic Variables
6. Demotivating Factors in EFL Context: Examining Nature and the Role of Socio-demographic Variables

Ebrahim ُSamani; Raziyeh Bagheripour; Sara Atarzadeh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 06 July 2020

http://dx.doi.org/10.30479/jmrels.2020.12839.1585

Abstract
  The concept of demotivation has received the same attention as motivation, especially in the EFL context. However, a review of the literature in Iran’s context indicates a lack ...  Read More
Postgraduate TEFL Students' Performance and Perception on Research Article Writing and their Challenges in Conducting Research
7. Postgraduate TEFL Students' Performance and Perception on Research Article Writing and their Challenges in Conducting Research

Leila Sajedi; Mahnaz Saeidi; Touran Ahour

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 06 July 2020

http://dx.doi.org/10.30479/jmrels.2020.12740.1577

Abstract
  Writing publishable research articles is a great concern of academicians, which requires awareness on all its relevant aspects. However, the obstacles are elusive and postgraduate students' ...  Read More
Relative Clause Attachment Ambiguity Resolution in L1-Persian Learners of L2 English: The Effects of Semantic Priming and Proficiency
8. Relative Clause Attachment Ambiguity Resolution in L1-Persian Learners of L2 English: The Effects of Semantic Priming and Proficiency

Mohammad Nabi Karimi; Eskandar Samadi; Esmat Babaii

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 21 July 2020

http://dx.doi.org/10.30479/jmrels.2020.13469.1666

Abstract
  The present study explored the effect of semantic priming in the resolution of ambiguous sentences containing Relative Clauses (RCs) preceded by a complex Noun Phrase (NP) by L1-Persian ...  Read More
The Dynamic Assessment of Reading Comprehension: An Exploration of EFL Teacher’s Perception and Practice
9. The Dynamic Assessment of Reading Comprehension: An Exploration of EFL Teacher’s Perception and Practice

Saeed Mohammadi; Esmat Babaii

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 21 July 2020

http://dx.doi.org/10.30479/jmrels.2020.12998.1607

Abstract
  This study investigates EFL teachers’ perceptions regarding Dynamic Assessment (hereafter DA) prior and subsequent to taking part in workshops and panel discussions. Twenty-five ...  Read More
Employing Dynamic Assessment and Concept-based Instruction for the Development of English Phrasal verbs in an EFL Classroom
10. Employing Dynamic Assessment and Concept-based Instruction for the Development of English Phrasal verbs in an EFL Classroom

Fatemeh Akbari; Seyed Mohammad Reza Amirian; غلامرضا زارعیان

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 21 July 2020

http://dx.doi.org/10.30479/jmrels.2020.11733.1458

Abstract
  Established on the basis of Vygotsky's SCT, this study tends to document the EFL students' development of phrasal verbs through two SCT-oriented approaches including concept-based instruction ...  Read More
Pedagogical Strategies of Positive Psychology Conforming to Neoliberal Ideologies in EFL Context
11. Pedagogical Strategies of Positive Psychology Conforming to Neoliberal Ideologies in EFL Context

Seyyed Mohammad Ali Soozandehfar

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 26 September 2020

http://dx.doi.org/10.30479/jmrels.2020.13668.1678

Abstract
  Neoliberal changes in pedagogy focus on marketization of teaching and learning processes through different innovative interdisciplinary strategies to evoke the collective appeal (Ross, ...  Read More
EFL Learners’ Attitudes Toward Flipped Teaching and Its Effect on Their Oral Complexity, Accuracy, and Fluency
12. EFL Learners’ Attitudes Toward Flipped Teaching and Its Effect on Their Oral Complexity, Accuracy, and Fluency

Anahita Sheikhipour; Mahmood Hashemian; Ali Roohani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 26 September 2020

http://dx.doi.org/10.30479/jmrels.2020.13594.1670

Abstract
  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 ...  Read More
Challenges of English Teaching in Engineering Courses
13. Challenges of English Teaching in Engineering Courses

Edita Bekteshi; Melihate Shala; Brikena Xhaferi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 28 September 2020

http://dx.doi.org/10.30479/jmrels.2020.13275.1640

Abstract
  The purpose of this experimental study was to investigate English teaching and its impact on students from the engineering faculty in bilingual CLIL (Content and Language Integrated ...  Read More
Impacts of Flipped Classroom on Micro/Macro Writing Subskills in Iranian EFL Context
14. Impacts of Flipped Classroom on Micro/Macro Writing Subskills in Iranian EFL Context

Elham shooli; Fariba Rahimi Esfahani; Mehrdad Sepehri

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 12 October 2020

http://dx.doi.org/10.30479/jmrels.2020.13367.1649

Abstract
  As a model for a new pedagogical approach, Flipped Instruction has been recently exploited as a worldwide modern technique where the actual classroom activities following assignments ...  Read More
Students' and Instructors' Views of an Online Graduate Program of TEFL: Contribution of Motivation, Readiness, and Barriers to Satisfaction
15. Students' and Instructors' Views of an Online Graduate Program of TEFL: Contribution of Motivation, Readiness, and Barriers to Satisfaction

Adib Ahmadi Mahjoub; Mahboubeh Taghizadeh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 26 October 2020

http://dx.doi.org/10.30479/jmrels.2020.14020.1725

Abstract
  Satisfaction of online students is one of the important issues of online education, and identifying the predictors of satisfaction can improve the effectiveness and success of online ...  Read More
The Effect of Technology-aided Project-based English Learning on Critical Thinking and Problem Solving as Indices of 21st Century Learning
16. The Effect of Technology-aided Project-based English Learning on Critical Thinking and Problem Solving as Indices of 21st Century Learning

Parisa Arabloo; Fatemeh Hemmati; Afsar Rouhi; Farzaneh Khodabandeh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 07 November 2020

http://dx.doi.org/10.30479/jmrels.2020.14077.1730

Abstract
  The present study sought to explore whether the incorporation of the integration of technology and project-based learning into the mainstream English teaching classrooms contributes ...  Read More
The Mediating Role of Self-Regulation between Student Engagement and Motivation among Iranian EFL Learners: A Structural Equation Modeling Approach
17. The Mediating Role of Self-Regulation between Student Engagement and Motivation among Iranian EFL Learners: A Structural Equation Modeling Approach

Yahya Ghelichli; Seyyed Hassan Seyyedrezaei; Ghasem Barani; Omid Mazandarani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 07 November 2020

http://dx.doi.org/10.30479/jmrels.2020.13689.1679

Abstract
  The relationship between student engagement and motivation has been shown to be significant. However, the nature of this association still needs to be further known. Self-regulation ...  Read More
The Impact of Digital Multimodal Composition on Writing Ability of Iranian EFL Learners with Respect to Their Self-Efficacy
18. The Impact of Digital Multimodal Composition on Writing Ability of Iranian EFL Learners with Respect to Their Self-Efficacy

Najmeh Maghsoudi; Mohammad Golshan; Amin Naeimi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 07 November 2020

http://dx.doi.org/10.30479/jmrels.2020.13799.1698

Abstract
  Despite the increasing attention of researchers to digital multimodal composition in recent years and the importance of self-efficacy beliefs in the development of writing ability, ...  Read More
Iranian Female EFL Student-teachers’ Conceptions of Their Future Professional Self-Images
19. Iranian Female EFL Student-teachers’ Conceptions of Their Future Professional Self-Images

Fatemeh sadat Tabatabaei; Mohammad Aliakbari; Reza Khany

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 20 November 2020

http://dx.doi.org/10.30479/jmrels.2020.14071.1728

Abstract
  Teacher training programs play a vital role in developing student-teachers’ understanding of their professional selves as an effective factor in successful teaching. Though the ...  Read More
Iranian EFL Learners’ Interactional Competence in Paired Speaking Tasks: An Account of Task Type Variability
20. Iranian EFL Learners’ Interactional Competence in Paired Speaking Tasks: An Account of Task Type Variability

Manoochehr Jafarigohar; Afsar Rouhi; Shirin Rahimi Kazerooni

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 28 November 2020

http://dx.doi.org/10.30479/jmrels.2020.13807.1695

Abstract
  The use of paired speaking tasks for the assessment of interactional competence has recently attracted the attention of many scholars in language learning research. The present study ...  Read More
Study Quality in Quantitative L2 Research: A Path Analysis on the Perceptions of Iranian Published Authors
21. Study Quality in Quantitative L2 Research: A Path Analysis on the Perceptions of Iranian Published Authors

Parviz Ajideh; Mohammad Zohrabi; Akbar A. Jahanbakhsh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 14 December 2020

http://dx.doi.org/10.30479/jmrels.2020.14296.1760

Abstract
  Inspired by the works of scholars who have done great efforts to improve study quality in second language (L2) papers in the recent decade (e.g., Hu & Plonsky, 2019; Larson-Hall, ...  Read More
Depth and Breadth of Vocabulary Knowledge as Predictors of Narrative, Descriptive and Argumentative Writing
22. Depth and Breadth of Vocabulary Knowledge as Predictors of Narrative, Descriptive and Argumentative Writing

Mohammad Amin Karafkan; Ali-Akbar Ansarin; Yaser Hadidi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 26 December 2020

http://dx.doi.org/10.30479/jmrels.2020.14268.1757

Abstract
  Among intriguing areas in vocabulary acquisition research are such variables as breadth and depth of vocabulary knowledge, and their predictability in writing performance. In this spirit, ...  Read More
Examining EFL Teachers’ Perceptions of Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge and Web 2.0 Technologies Using a Structural Equation Modeling Technique
23. Examining EFL Teachers’ Perceptions of Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge and Web 2.0 Technologies Using a Structural Equation Modeling Technique

Behrang Mohammad-Salehi; Mehdi Vaez-Dalili

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 23 February 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.30479/jmrels.2021.14550.1779

Abstract
  Technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPACK) provides a framework of teacher knowledge to integrate technology into education successfully. Applying digital technologies to TPACK ...  Read More
Mixed Methods Research in an EFL Context: A Quality Assessment Perspective
24. Mixed Methods Research in an EFL Context: A Quality Assessment Perspective

Mohammad Amini Farsani; Vali Mohammadi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 23 February 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.30479/jmrels.2021.14436.1771

Abstract
  Beyond the mono-method quantitative and qualitative research syntheses (e.g. meta-analysis and meta-ethnography, respectively) and with a pragmatic perspective on conducting mixed methods ...  Read More