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English language learning
The Joint Effects of Teacher-led and Collaborative Planning conditions and Task Complexity on L2 Oral Production

Sanaz Mohazabieh; Rahman Sahragard; Ehsan Rassaei; Mustafa Zamanian

Volume 13, Issue 28 , December 2021, , Pages 217-242


  This quantitative study aimed to investigate the combined effects of two types of strategic planning, namely collaborative and teacher-led planning conditions and task complexity on Iranian intermediate language learners' oral production in terms of complexity, accuracy, and fluency. To achieve this ...  Read More

The Role of Literature-Based Activities and Emotional Intelligence in WhatsApp Assisted Writing of Iranian Engineering Students

Zhaleh Beheshti; Daryush Nejadansari; Hossein Barati

Volume 12, Issue 26 , November 2020, , Pages 59-84


  The aim of this study was fourfold: (1) to investigate the effect of literature-based activities on the accuracy of Iranian Engineering students’ writing (2) to examine the effect of literature-based activities on the accuracy of their WhatsApp assisted writing (3) to determine whether their emotional ...  Read More

An Applied Linguistics Look at the Linguistic Comparison of Nominal Group Complexity between Two Samples of a Genre

Yaser Hadidi

Volume 10, Issue 21 , June 2018, , Pages 105-116

  The roles and effects of changes in syntax on comprehension and processing effort, and the relationships between these two, comprise a large and separate field of inquiry, with the general belief now in place that such changes and variations bring about varied psycholinguistic and discursive implications ...  Read More

Language Complexity, Accuracy and Fluency in Different Types of Writing Paragraph: Do the Raters Notice Such Effect

sahar zahed alavi; Alireza Ahmadi

Volume 9, Issue 20 , November 2017, , Pages 1-24

  The aim of the present study was to investigate the effects of two types of paragraph on EFL learners’ written production. It addressed the issue of how three aspects of language production (i.e. complexity, accuracy, and fluency) vary among two types of paragraphs (i.e. paragraphs of chronology ...  Read More

An Investigation into the Effects of Joint Planning on Complexity, Accuracy, and Fluency across Task Complexity

Morteza Nasiri; Mahmoud Reza Atai

Volume 9, Issue 20 , November 2017, , Pages 49-74

  The current study aimed to examine the effects of strategic planning, online planning, strategic planning and online planning combined (joint planning), and no planning on the complexity, accuracy, and fluency of oral productions in two simple and complex narrative tasks. Eighty advanced EFL learners ...  Read More

The Influence of Affective Variables on the Complexity, Accuracy, and Fluency in L2 Oral Production: The Contribution of Task Repetition

Mohammad Amiryousefi

Volume 8, Issue 17 , July 2016, , Pages 25-48

  The main purpose of the study reported in this paper was to examine the interrelationships between L2 risk-taking, English learning motivation, L2 speaking anxiety, linguistic confidence, and low-proficiency English as a foreign language (EFL) learners’ speaking complexity, accuracy, and fluency ...  Read More

Chaos/Complexity Theory and Education

Mansour Fahim; Fattaneh Abbasi Talabari

Volume 6, Issue 13 , September 2014, , Pages 43-56

  Sciences exist to demonstrate the fundamental order underlying nature. Chaos/complexity theory is a novel and amazing field of scientific inquiry. Notions of our everyday experiences are somehow in connection to the laws of nature through chaos/complexity theory’s concerns with the relationships ...  Read More