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)
Pedagogical Efficacy of Planned vs. Unplanned Focus on Form Instruction in Scaffolding Transitional Devices Used by Iranian EFL Learners in Writing Paragraphs

Azizollah Dabaghi; Elahe Ghorbanchian; Zahra Amirian

Volume 7, Issue 16 , December 2015, , Pages 1-14

  Indubitably, the efficacy of metalinguistic awareness in improving EFL learners’ grammatical knowledge and writing quality has long been an area of great interest in applied linguistics Brown (2001). Accordingly, the main objective of the present study was to investigate the impact of planned and ...  Read More

The Use of Lexical Bundles in Native and Non-native Post-graduate Writing: The Case of Applied Linguistics MA Theses

Zahra Amirian; سمیه کتابی; حامد اسحاقی

Volume 5, Issue 11 , November 2013, , Pages 1-29

  Connor et al. (2008) mention “specifying textual requirements of genres” (p.12) as one of the reasons which have motivated researchers in the analysis of writing. Members of each genre should be able to produce and retrieve these textual requirements appropriately to be considered communicatively ...  Read More

Improvement of Metadiscourse Use among Iranian EFL Learners through a Process- based Writing Course

Mansoor Tavakoli; Leila Bahrami; Zahra Amirian

Volume 4, Issue 9 , December 2012, , Pages 129-164

       The present study investigated the use of interactive metadiscourse resources (IMRs) in terms of appropriacy during a process- based writing course by applying qualitative and exploratory methods. Moreover, learners' perception was investigated to find out how confident they ...  Read More