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English language learning
Interpersonal Behavior: More vs. Less Favorable Teachers

Hajar Ghafarpour; Ahmad Moinzadeh

Volume 13, Issue 28 , December 2021, , Pages 79-94


  Classrooms can be regarded as dynamic systems in which behaviors of teachers and students affect each other mutually and in a spiral manner. In this study it was intended to investigate differences in interpersonal behaviors of a more vs. a less favorable teacher at micro- and macro-levels. To analyze ...  Read More

Professional Identity and Teaching Quality: The case of Iranian EFL teachers

Azade Labbaf; Ahmad Moinzadeh; Azizollah Dabaghi

Volume 11, Issue 24 , December 2019, , Pages 201-225

  This paper reports on the findings of a research aimed at exploring the professional identity (PI) of English as Foreign Language (EFL) teacher in Iran. The research further examined the extent to which the identified PI factors affect their teaching quality. The authors argue that earlier classification ...  Read More

The Role of Private Speech Produced by Intermediate EFL Learners in Lexical Language Related Episodes

saeed Ketabi; Ehsan Alijanian; Ahmad Moinzadeh

Volume 10, Issue 21 , June 2018, , Pages 117-136

  Private speech utilization is accepted to have a critical role in the continuum of language acquisition. As a valuable device in studying learners’ talk during interaction, a language related episode (LRE) is any part of a dialogue where a student speaks about a language problem s/he comes across ...  Read More

The Effect of Grammar vs. Vocabulary Pre-teaching on EFL Learners’ Reading Comprehension: A Schema-Theoretic View of Reading

Ali Jahangard; Ahmad Moinzadeh; Akbar Karimi

Volume 3, Issue 8 , December 2011, , Pages 91-113

  This study was designed to investigate the effect of grammar and vocabulary pre-teaching, as two types of pre-reading activities, on the Iranian EFL learners’ reading comprehension from a schema–theoretic perspective. The sample consisted of 90 female students studying at pre-university centers ...  Read More