Volume 14 (2022)
Volume 13 (2021)
Volume 12 (2020)
Volume 11 (2019)
Volume 10 (2018)
Volume 9 (2017)
Volume 8 (2016)
Volume 7 (2015)
Volume 6 (2014)
Volume 5 (2013)
Volume 4 (2012)
Volume 3 (2011)
Volume 2 (2010)
Volume 1 (2009)
English language learning
1. The Contribution of Various Dimensions of L2 Identity to L1 National Identity: A Case of the Iranian EFL Context

Hadi Heidari; Ali Malmir; Abbas Ali Zarei

Volume 14, Issue 29 , May 2022, , Pages 27-43

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/elt.2021.47271.2418

Abstract
  The two most important defining aspects of L1 national identity are language and social belonging that are manifested through the individual’s inclinations toward the mother tongue or the official language and the sociocultural heritage of the country in which people are living. Moreover, based ...  Read More

English language learning
2. A Corpus-driven Scoping Systematic Review of Four Decades of Teacher Professional Development Research: Exploring Research Foci, Content Areas, Designs Methods and Trends

Farzaneh Arjmand; Mohammad Bagher Shabani; Reza Khani; Abbas Ali Zarei

Volume 13, Issue 28 , December 2021, , Pages 39-59

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/elt.2021.47750.2435

Abstract
  This study represents the findings of a systematic review (SR) of literature in the teacher professional development (TPD) domain to outline the research patterns through content examination of 199 research articles (RAs) in the area of TPD over the previous 40 years (1982 -2021). RAs were investigated ...  Read More

3. Learning L2 Idioms through Visual Mnemonics

Maryam Ahmadi; Abbas Ali Zarei; Rajab Esfandiari

Volume 12, Issue 26 , November 2020, , Pages 1-27

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/elt.2020.11465

Abstract
  Due to the importance of idioms, many researchers and teachers have long sought to find ways of making idiom teaching and learning more effective. This study compared three visual mnemonic devices (pictures, mental imagery, and movie clips) in terms of their effect on EFL learners’ recognition ...  Read More

4. A pragmatic Analysis of Personal Metadiscourse and Politeness Principle across Genres: From Relevance to Adaptation

Omid Allaf-Akbary; Rajab Esfandiari; Abbas Ali Zarei

Volume 12, Issue 25 , June 2020, , Pages 1-31

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/elt.2020.10674

Abstract
  This study investigated personal metadiscourse units across genres. Based on Ädel’s (2006) taxonomy of the discourse functions of personal metadiscourse and Leech’s (2014) grand strategy of politeness, three spoken genres were compared in terms of the use of personal metadiscourse functions ...  Read More

5. On the Relationship between Metacognitive Reading Strategies, Reading Self-Efficacy, and L2 Reading Comprehension

Abbas Ali Zarei

Volume 10, Issue 22 , December 2018, , Pages 157-181

Abstract
  The present study was conducted to investigate the relationship between metacognitive reading strategies, reading self-efficacy, and reading comprehension of Iranian EFL learners. The participants were 119 Iranian B.A and M.A students majoring in English at Imam Khomeini International University and ...  Read More