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English language learning
Assessing the Effects of Funds of Identity on L2 Learners’ Willingness to Read E-books

Afsar Rouhi; Afsaneh Saeedakhtar; Behrooz seifi; Reza Abdi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 03 May 2024


  Objective: This study explores the effect of recruiting topics valued by students along with the interest-igniting mode of reading texts, collectively framed as funds of identity, on willingness to read. Methods: To this end, three groups of students were recruited. Over a 17-session experiment, all ...  Read More

English language learning
Learners’ Accurate Meaning Inferencing and Vocabulary Gain: Does Concordance Length Play a Role?

Fatemeh Hemmati; Maaryam Rohani Ravari; Afsar Rouhi

Volume 14, Issue 29 , May 2022, , Pages 44-60


  Research to date has commonly suggested that meaning inferencing through concordance lines can facilitate vocabulary learning. This facilitative role, however, may be subject to mediation by the expanded contexts of the target vocabulary item in concordance and accurate meaning inferencing. Of these ...  Read More