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English language teaching
Syntactic Complexity and Lexical Diversity in L1/L2 Writing of EFL Learners

Fazel Alaei; Shiva Kaivanpanah; Maedeh Mohammadi

Volume 16, Issue 33 , June 2024, , Pages 97-115


  lexical diversity of argumentative and narrative writings of L2 learners, and the contribution of syntactic complexity and lexical diversity to the writing quality in the L2 argumentative and narrative writings of EFL learners. To this end, 46 pre-intermediate and intermediate Iranian EFL learners from ...  Read More

Exploring the Effect of Paper-and-pencil vs. Blog JW on L2 Writing in terms of Accuracy, Fluency, Lexical Complexity, and Syntactic Complexity

Shohreh Teimournezhad; Elaheh Sotoudehnama; S.Susan Marandi

Volume 12, Issue 25 , June 2020, , Pages 289-321


  In the field of second/foreign language learning, Journal Writing (JW) has been used as a tool for self-expression, acknowledged for its multiple benefits with regard to various aspects of language learning. With the advancements of technology, however, few studies have addressed the potentials of internet-based ...  Read More

Cognitively Complex Tasks and Individual Differences: Two Influential Factors in Iranian EFL Learners’ Written Text Quality

Farahman Farrokhi; Simin Sattarpour

Volume 11, Issue 23 , June 2019, , Pages 95-126

  Robinson’s Cognition Hypothesis and Skehan’s Limited Attentional Capacity Model provide the major impetus for this study. The present article reports the findings of a between-subject factorial experimental research study which explored 1) the effects of increased cognitive task complexity, ...  Read More