Volume 16 (2024)
Volume 15 (2023)
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)
Cognitive Aspects of Teacher Expertise in ELT

Elham Yazdanmehr; Ramin Akbari

Volume 7, Issue 15 , May 2015, , Pages 157-180

  The present paper seeks to investigate the cognitive abilities of expert EFL teachers. To this aim, the existing literature was examined and ten cognitive themes were derived which were further investigated through interviews conducted with ten academics, teacher trainers and exemplary teachers of the ...  Read More

Investigating the structural patterns and pragmatic functions of compliments made by Iranian EFL learners

Zia Tajeddin; Elham Yazdanmehr

Volume 4, Issue 10 , March 2013, , Pages 27-51

  This study aims to delve into the unobservable dimensions of deciding and acting in a pragmatically significant speech event. Utilizing a Discourse Completion Test questionnaire, it seeks to find out the structure and pragmatic functions that lie behind EFL learners’ choice of specific wording ...  Read More

EFL teachers’ recruitment and dynamic assessment in private language institutes of Iran

Ramin Akbari; Elham Yazdanmehr

Volume 3, Issue 8 , December 2011, , Pages 29-51

  The critical role and effect of teacher assessment in ELT has been ratified by researchers among whom are Darling-Hammond (2000); Knox (2002); Bailey (2006); Davison & Cummins (2007); and Blum (2009).Taking this issue into account, this exploratory study seeks to investigate the underlying criteria ...  Read More

Learners’ Evaluation of EFL writing Tasks in Iran’s ESOL Exam Preparation Courses

Mohammad reza Hashemi; Ebrahim Khodadadi; Elham Yazdanmehr

Volume 1, Issue 212 , December 2008, , Pages 77-106

  The purpose of this research was to analyze EFL writing tasks in the most popular ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) exam preparation courses in Iran: IELTS, TOEFL, FCE and CAE. Having collected the criteria of writing task appropriateness in light of the process-oriented approach to writing ...  Read More