Oral Corrective Feedback Preferences in Iranian L2 Learners with Different Proficiency Levels

Mahmood Hashemian; Helena Mostaghasi

Volume 2, Issue 3 , August 2015, Pages 19-1

  As far as making errors is an indispensable part of L2 learning process, appropriate and pertinent corrective feedback (CF) is a significant medium for L2 teachers to prevent their learners’ errors from getting fossilized and assist them progress along with their L2 learning process. There are ...  Read More

Role of Game-Oriented Instruction in Learning L2 Vocabulary: A Case of Iranian EFL Young Beginner Learners

Ali Akbar Jafarpour Boroujeni; Mehdi Afshar

Volume 2, Issue 3 , August 2015, Pages 37-21

  The main purpose of this research was to investigate the role of game-oriented instruction on learning vocabulary of Iranian young beginner students. Ninety public school students were selected to participate in this study. Because of practical limitations, the researchers could not assign students to ...  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

The Effect of Group Dynamic Assessment on Raising Young Iranian EFL Learners' Metacognitive Awareness and Listening Comprehension

Mahmood Reza Moradian; Parisa Kogani Baharvand

Volume 2, Issue 3 , August 2015, Pages 86-67

  Listening has long been the neglected skill in second/foreign language acquisition, research, teaching, and assessment. And managing listening instruction and improving listening comprehension in the classroom are difficult for teachers and EFL learners. In this regard, this study aimed at investigating ...  Read More

The Effects of Symmetrical and Asymmetrical Scaffolding on University Students’ Grammar Learning

Majid Izanlu; Mohamad Reza Farangi

Volume 2, Issue 3 , August 2015, Pages 103-87

  This study investigated the extent to which two types of scaffolding, namely symmetrical and/or asymmetrical scaffolding could contribute to the acquisition of grammar among Iranian EFL sophomores. To fulfill this objective, 42 female college students whose age ranged between 19 and 24 were selected ...  Read More

The Relationship of Iranian EFL Learners’ Beliefs about Writing with their L2 Writing Self-efficacy and performance

Marzieh Rezaei; Ehsan Rassaei

Volume 2, Issue 3 , August 2015, Pages 118-103

  This paper discusses the relationship between Iranian EFL learners’ beliefs about writing with their L2 writing self-efficacy and performance. The participants of this study were 70 female and male Iranian undergraduate learners ranging in age from 20 to 35. Among three dimensions of beliefs about ...  Read More