Volume 15 (2023)
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)
English language learning
Individual Psychological Factors: Facilitators of PSL Learners’ Reading Comprehension Ability? a mixed methods study

Reza Taherkhani; Reza Moradi

Volume 15, Issue 31 , July 2023, , Pages 199-214


  This mixed methods nationwide research aimed to examine the relationships between three variables; namely, self-efficacy (S-E), emotional intelligence (EI), autonomy (A), their sub-constructs and reading comprehension ability of Persian second language (PSL) students. Participants were 141 PSL students ...  Read More

English language learning
Ethical Challenges of Designing on Application for Reading Instruction Management System (RIMS): A Phenomenological Study

Arezou Shahmoradi; Behzad Ghonsooly; Omid Mazandarani; Ghasem Barani

Volume 14, Issue 29 , May 2022, , Pages 198-213


  This study aimed at identifying the ethical challenges encountered when developing a language education virtual environment that acts as a smart platform for managing reading comprehension instruction for EFL/ESL learners. Since Reading Instruction Management System (RIMS) is going to observe, monitor, ...  Read More

English language learning
A New Dilemma for Language Teachers and Students: Self-assessment or Teacher Assessment (Research Article)

Parviz Ajideh; Lynn Batler-Kisber; Ali Akbar Ansarin; sorayya Mozaffarzadeh

Volume 13, Issue 27 , June 2021, , Pages 35-57


  Transitioning smoothly from traditional learning of language to independent learning and consequently, moving from teacher-assessment to self-assessment faces teachers with a dilemma of deciding on learners’ final improvement. To assist to eliminate this dilemma and to compare learners’ self-assessment ...  Read More

English language learning
The Role of Audio-visual Aids in General English Classes at Medical University: Reading Comprehension, Attitude, and Motivation (Research Article)

Assef Khalili; Maryam Zeinolabedini; Fatemeh Poorebrahim; Simin Sattarpour

Volume 13, Issue 27 , June 2021, , Pages 215-238


  The general consensus on the invaluable contributions of audio-visual materials based on cognitive theory of multimedia learning (CTML) to enhancing the quality of language classes has turned them into indispensable tools which teachers utilize for more effective teaching of different language skills. ...  Read More

On The Relationship between Test-Taking Strategies and EFL Reading Performance

nava nourdad; Parviz Ajideh

Volume 11, Issue 23 , June 2019, , Pages 189-219

  To succeed in tests does not require only content knowledge.   Test-taking strategies are other factors which help students to achieve high scores in tests. The present mixed-method study set out to examine the relationship between test-taking strategies and reading test performance. To achieve ...  Read More

On the Relationship between Metacognitive Reading Strategies, Reading Self-Efficacy, and L2 Reading Comprehension

Abbas Ali Zarei

Volume 10, Issue 22 , December 2018, , Pages 157-181

  The present study was conducted to investigate the relationship between metacognitive reading strategies, reading self-efficacy, and reading comprehension of Iranian EFL learners. The participants were 119 Iranian B.A and M.A students majoring in English at Imam Khomeini International University and ...  Read More

Multiple Intelligence and EFL Learners' Reading Comprehension

Amir Reza Nemat Tabrizi

Volume 8, Issue 18 , December 2016, , Pages 199-221

  The second half of the twentieth century can be called the age of individualization when individual values and differences are recognized and respected. Intelligence is among the various aspects of individual differences which affect education and language learning. As such, the present study aimed at ...  Read More

Multimedia Annotation: Comparability of Gloss Modalities and their Implications for Reading Comprehension

Hamed Babaie Shalmani; Seyyed Ayatollah Razmjoo

Volume 7, Issue 15 , May 2015, , Pages 1-41

  This study compared the effects of two annotation modalities on the reading comprehension of Iranian intermediate level EFL learners. The two experimental groups under study received treatment on 10 academic L2 reading passages under one of two conditions: One group received treatment on key words in ...  Read More

Iranian EFL Learners L2 Reading Comprehension: The Effect of Online Annotations via Interactive White Boards

Nasrin Shams; azizollah Dabaghi

Volume 6, Issue 14 , December 2014, , Pages 37-56

  This study explores the effect of online annotations via Interactive White Boards (IWBs) on reading comprehension of Iranian EFL learners. To this aim, 60 students from a language institute were selected as homogeneous based on their performance on Oxford Placement Test (2014).Then, they were randomly ...  Read More

Investigating the Relatedness of Cloze-Elide Test, Multiple-Choice Cloze Test, and C-test as Measures of Reading Comprehension

Simin Sattarpour; Parviz Ajideh

Volume 6, Issue 13 , September 2014, , Pages 89-112

  Reading comprehension ability consists of multiple cognitive processes, and cloze tests have long been claimed to measure this ability as a whole. However, since the introduction of cloze test, different varieties of it have been proposed by the testers. Thus, the present study was an attempt to examine ...  Read More

The Relationship between Depth and Breadth of Vocabulary Knowledge and Reading Comprehension among Iranian EFL Learners

Saeed Mehrpour; Seyyed Ayatollah Razmjoo; Parvaneh Kian

Volume 2, Issue 222 , December 2010, , Pages 97-127

  The current study is an attempt to investigate the particular role learners' vocabulary knowledge plays in their reading comprehension performance. It intends to determine whether breadth and depth of vocabulary knowledge are related to EFL learners' reading comprehension, and to investigate which one ...  Read More