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Authenticity of “Language Town” as an Innovation in Assessing Learners’ Speaking Ability: Moving towards a Virtual Language Town (VLT)

marzieh Souzandehfar; Seyyed Mohammad Ali Soozandehfar

Volume 11, Issue 24 , December 2019, , Pages 289-302

Abstract
  Authenticity has always been the concern of test developers in the history of second language assessment. This study was an attempt to investigate the authenticity of the present researchers' innovative idea of “Language Town” as a method for assessing learners’ speaking ability. To ...  Read More

Sociocultural Identity DevelopmentScaffolded byCollaboration-ConduciveStrategies:A Case of an Iranian EFL Writing Class

Seyyed Mohammad Ali Soozandehfar; Rahman Sahragard

Volume 7, Issue 15 , May 2015, , Pages 125-156

Abstract
  This investigation postulatesVygotsky’s (1978) concept of zone of proximal development (ZPD) and his related “scaffolding” metaphor as well as Norton’s (2006) principles of sociocultural identity as its theoretical foundation.Thisresearchintends to scrutinizethe socioculturally-oriented ...  Read More