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The Use of Pronunciation Learning Strategies: A Comparison between Chinese Speaking and Arabic-Speaking Persian Learners

Amirreza Vakilifard; Mahmood Atashgaran

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 19 April 2023


  Pronunciation is one of the sub-skills which has significant effect on improving the communication competency and linguistic performance. Moreover,Pronunciation is one of the most difficult parts of teaching a foreign language to adults.it seems that in Persian language classes, spelling skills are not ...  Read More

English language learning
Investigating the Employment of Metacognitive Strategies in Listening Comprehension among Non-Iranian Language Learners

Amirreza Vakilifard; Ahmad Abedini

Volume 13, Issue 28 , December 2021, , Pages 261-277


  Applying metacognitive strategies leads to better listening comprehension and optimal use of learners’ other cognitive skills. The purpose of the present study is to investigate the metacognitive strategies that non-Iranian Persian learners employ to comprehend oral texts and whether gender and ...  Read More

The Investigation of Integrative, Instrumental, Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation of Language learners in the foreign settings (Research Article)

Amirreza Vakilifard; sharareh khaleghizadeh; leila golpour

Volume 13, Issue 27 , June 2021, , Pages 417-443


  Research has not investigated the motivation of students toward learning Persian as a foreign/second language. This study examines the integrative, instrumental, intrinsic, and extrinsic types of motivation among language learners learning Persian as a second language. A questionnaire consisting of 40 ...  Read More

Perceptual Learning Styles Preferences: A Comparison between Language Learners in Second and Foreign Language Settings

Amirreza Vakilifard

Volume 11, Issue 24 , December 2019, , Pages 303-322

  The purpose of the present research is to investigate the perceptual learning style preferences of 131 learners who studied Persian as a second language (from 17 nationalities) in Iran and 97 learners of Persian as a foreign Language in 28 other countries, taking into account predominant perceptual learning ...  Read More