A Putative Evaluation Scheme for Critical Appraisal of ELT Papers

Seyyed Ayatollah Razmjoo

Volume 3, Issue 3 , September 2016, Pages 18-1

  Regarding the lack of consistency among ELT journals to evaluate papers, this research delves into how journal reviewers address the issue of determining the optimum paper to be published. In other words, this study aims at proposing a putative scheme to evaluate the papers submitted to ELT journals ...  Read More

Emergence and affordance in language learning: Using Grammaticalization to teach grammar to Iranian EFL learners

Nasser Rashidi; Amir Yousef Farahmandi

Volume 3, Issue 3 , September 2016, Pages 38-19

  The teaching of grammar plays a central role in every EFL classroom. This paper attempts to study the learning of grammar implicitly through exposing the language learners to as much authentic language as possible in interaction and practices of socialization in order to make grammar a byproduct of communication. ...  Read More

School Mentors and Iranian EFL Student Teachers’ Expectations during Practicum Experiences

Rahman Sahragard; Nurullah Mansourzadeh

Volume 3, Issue 3 , September 2016, Pages 58-39

  Abstract Teacher education is a very challenging and an interesting process, which has different stages and components. Mentorship is a crucial element in all teacher education stages, because student teachers’ professional identity and their future performance in real classrooms to a large degree, ...  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

The Familiarity of EFL Teachers with Post-Method: Considering their Field of Study

Mir Habib Aboulalaei; Jafar Poursalehi; Yase Hadidi

Volume 3, Issue 3 , September 2016, Pages 103-83

  One important light in which to perceive the pendulum swings of the world of language teaching is the waning of the concept of method and its replacement by Kumaravadivelu’s post-method pedagogy, which is free from the constraints of methods. For several years, researchers working on the familiarity ...  Read More

The Study of Turn-taking Processes through Focus on Form and Focus on Forms Instructions: Incidental Grammar Acquisition

Hossein Arabgary; Siros Izadpanah

Volume 3, Issue 3 , September 2016, Pages 128-105

  The present study aimed at examining whether the turn-taking processes in focus on form and focus on forms teaching contexts were similar or different. Turn-taking refers to ‘how each of the interlocutors in an interaction contributes to the conversation’. Both lessons were designed to teach ...  Read More