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)
L2 Writers’ Processing of Teacher vs. Computer-generated Feedback

Shiva Kaivanpanah; Mohammad Alavi; Rose Meschi

Volume 12, Issue 26 , November 2020, , Pages 175-215


  Writing is thought as the most complicated skill in second language acquisition; therefore, L2 researchers have always been in pursuit of discovering an effective approach to improve it. One of the most debated ways is feedback which has a key role in improving the quality of writing. Much of the previous ...  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

  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

Pragmatics Effect on English Writing Ability among High School Students

اسماعیل فقیه; محمدجواد انصاری

Volume 5, Issue 11 , November 2013, , Pages 31-52

  The purpose of this study is to find a practical solution for improving writing skill among Iranian high school learners of EFL. The main question was whether pragmatics had any priority over traditional methods in improving writing or not.  Forty high school students were selected on the basis ...  Read More

Connection between Emotional Intelligence and Coherence in EFL Writing

هادی فرجامی; امیرحسین قبالی

Volume 5, Issue 11 , November 2013, , Pages 53-72

  This research is an investigation of the relationship between the emotional intelligence of a group of Iranian English language learners and the coherence of the essays they produced. A 40-item TOEFL-type test of English proficiency including items on grammar, vocabulary, reading comprehension with the ...  Read More

A Discourse-based Teaching of Writing for Iranian EFL Students: A Systemic Perspective

Nader Assadi Aidinlou

Volume 3, Issue 8 , December 2011, , Pages 53-70

  The writing skill is often perceived as the most difficult language skill since it requires a higher level of productive language control than other skills (Celce-Murcia & Olshtain, 2000). The present study introduced a discourse-based framework for the teaching of writing on the basis Systemic Functional ...  Read More