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
1. Exploring the Impact of Traditional vs. E-Learning In-Service Programs on EFL Teachers' Educational Empowerment

Esmaeel Ali Salimi; Mahmoud Saaedi Asl

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 28 December 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/elt.2021.48442.2454

Abstract
  Language teaching and language training are integral parts of the educational curriculum around the world. Offices,companies, and educational centers should update themselves to keep the current progression and try to help their employees to refresh their minds based on educational development. Hence, ...  Read More

English language learning
2. The Effect of Regulatory Focus and Reference of Comparison Feedback on EFL Learners’ Achievement Emotions and Achievement Goals

Marzieh Mehri; Zahra Amirian; Mohsen Rezazadeh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 18 May 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/elt.2021.48394.2452

Abstract
  Abstract This study aimed at examining the effects of the feedback types designed based on the regulatory focus theory (i.e., prevention vs. promotion) and reference of comparison (i.e., normative vs. self-referential) on achievement emotions and achievement goals. One hundred intermediate English language ...  Read More

English language learning
3. Applying a two-parameter item response model to explore the psychometric properties: The case of the ministry of Science, Research and Technology (MSRT) high-stakes English Language Proficiency test

Shahram Ghahraki; Manssor Tavakoli; Saeed Ketabi

Volume 14, Issue 29 , May 2022, , Pages 1-26

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/elt.2021.46325.2396

Abstract
  Perhaps the degree of test difficulty is one of the most significant characteristics of a test. However, no empirical research on the difficulty of the MSRT test has been carried out. The current study attempts to fill the gap by utilizing a two-parameter item response model to investigate the psychometric ...  Read More

English language learning
4. The Contribution of Various Dimensions of L2 Identity to L1 National Identity: A Case of the Iranian EFL Context

Hadi Heidari; Ali Malmir; Abbas Ali Zarei

Volume 14, Issue 29 , May 2022, , Pages 27-43

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/elt.2021.47271.2418

Abstract
  The two most important defining aspects of L1 national identity are language and social belonging that are manifested through the individual’s inclinations toward the mother tongue or the official language and the sociocultural heritage of the country in which people are living. Moreover, based ...  Read More

English language learning
5. Learners’ Accurate Meaning Inferencing and Vocabulary Gain: Does Concordance Length Play a Role?

Fatemeh Hemmati; Maaryam Rohani Ravari; Afsar Rouhi

Volume 14, Issue 29 , May 2022, , Pages 44-60

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/elt.2021.49144.2467

Abstract
  Research to date has commonly suggested that meaning inferencing through concordance lines can facilitate vocabulary learning. This facilitative role, however, may be subject to mediation by the expanded contexts of the target vocabulary item in concordance and accurate meaning inferencing. Of these ...  Read More

English language learning
6. Working Memory Capacity and Semantic-Morphosyntactic Competition: A Comparison of L1 and L2 Sentence Processing

Mohammad Hadi Mahmoodi; Hamidreza Sheykholmoluki

Volume 14, Issue 29 , May 2022, , Pages 79-98

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/elt.2022.50559.2481

Abstract
  This study explored the competition between semantic and morphosyntactic processing in L1 and L2. In addition, the relationship between working memory capacity (WMC) and L2 semantic-morphosyntactic processing was scrutinized. To this purpose, 73 Persian learners of English as a Foreign Language (EFL) ...  Read More

English language learning
7. The Impact of Genre-based Instruction on Academic Writing & Self-efficacy: The Case of Graduate Students’ Thesis Proposal

Golnar Mazdayasna; Mohammad Hossein Ghane

Volume 14, Issue 29 , May 2022, , Pages 99-117

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/elt.2021.48005.2441

Abstract
  This study was conducted to explore the effects of genre-based writing instruction on thesis proposal writing self-efficacy and writing quality. Twenty-two graduate students majoring in Teaching English as a Foreign Language participated in the study. Drawing on Bandura's (2006) guidelines, we developed ...  Read More

English language learning
8. A Critical Examination of Western and Islamic Orientations to English Language Education in Iran: A Call for Dialogue across Various Perspectives in a Non-Native Context

Mahmood Reza Moradian; Akram Ramezanzadeh; Saeed Khazaie

Volume 14, Issue 29 , May 2022, , Pages 118-132

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/elt.2022.50582.2482

Abstract
  Overviewing the current literature on Western and Islamic orientations to English language education and illuminating the advantages and challenges of each orientation, this study endeavored to critically examine English language teaching in the context of Iran. In effect, this study elaborated on modernist, ...  Read More

English language learning
9. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/elt.2022.48944.2473

Abstract
  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
10. Effect of Using Smart Learning Pen (iPen) on Young Iranian Male and Female EFL Learners’ Speaking Accuracy and Fluency

Ali Yeganeh; Hossein Barati; Daryush Nejadansari

Volume 14, Issue 29 , May 2022, , Pages 228-244

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/elt.2022.49424.2469

Abstract
  The present study aimed to examine the effects of an educational technology called smart learning pen (i.e., iPen) as an ICT tool on young Iranian male and female EFL learners' speaking accuracy and fluency. A group of 180 young (6-9 years old) male and female learners with no previous formal education ...  Read More

English language learning
11. Structural Equation Model of Teachers' Mindsets, Self-Efficacy, and Emotional Experiences and Iranian EFL Learners' Willingness to Communicate and L2 Motivational Self System

Zahra Amirian; Mitra shayanfar; mohsen rezazadeh

Volume 13, Issue 28 , December 2021, , Pages 1-17

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/elt.2021.48218.2448

Abstract
  This study aimed at investigating the interrelationships between EFL teachers' mindsets, self-efficacy, and emotional experiences and Iranian EFL learners' willingness to communicate (WTC) and L2 motivational self system (L2MSS). The participants of this study were 100 Iranian teachers and 501 students ...  Read More

English language learning
12. Impact of Etherpad-based Collaborative Writing Instruction on EFL Learners' Writing Performance, Writing Self-efficacy, and Attribution: A Mixed-Method Approach

Masumeh Sadat Seyyedrezaei; Mohammad Amiryousefi; Ana Gimeno-Sanz; Manssor Tavakoli

Volume 13, Issue 28 , December 2021, , Pages 19-37

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/elt.2021.47608.2432

Abstract
  The present study examined the comparative effects of Etherpad-based writing instruction and face-to-face writing instruction on EFL learners' writing quality and writing self-efficacy. It also aimed at finding the learners' attitude towards the influence of Etherpad and their reason for success/ failure ...  Read More

English language learning
13. A Corpus-driven Scoping Systematic Review of Four Decades of Teacher Professional Development Research: Exploring Research Foci, Content Areas, Designs Methods and Trends

Farzaneh Arjmand; Mohammad Bagher Shabani; Reza Khani; Abbas Ali Zarei

Volume 13, Issue 28 , December 2021, , Pages 39-59

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/elt.2021.47750.2435

Abstract
  This study represents the findings of a systematic review (SR) of literature in the teacher professional development (TPD) domain to outline the research patterns through content examination of 199 research articles (RAs) in the area of TPD over the previous 40 years (1982 -2021). RAs were investigated ...  Read More

English language learning
14. Novice EFL Teachers' Decision-making and Pedagogical Reasoning in Implementing Instruction

Mohadeseh Asghari; Minoo Alemi; Zia Tajeddin

Volume 13, Issue 28 , December 2021, , Pages 61-77

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/elt.2021.48343.2461

Abstract
  Teachers' decision-making and pedagogical reasoning and their improvement are key to the effectiveness of teaching. Although a number of studies have been conducted on these issues, there is still not enough information about teachers' interactive decision-making and pedagogical reasoning, and teachers ...  Read More

English language learning
15. Interpersonal Behavior: More vs. Less Favorable Teachers

Hajar Ghafarpour; Ahmad Moinzadeh

Volume 13, Issue 28 , December 2021, , Pages 79-94

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/elt.2021.47250.2417

Abstract
  Classrooms can be regarded as dynamic systems in which behaviors of teachers and students affect each other mutually and in a spiral manner. In this study it was intended to investigate differences in interpersonal behaviors of a more vs. a less favorable teacher at micro- and macro-levels. To analyze ...  Read More

English language learning
16. A Comparative Study on Rhetorical Structure of Articles Written by Iranian and English Native Scholars in Business Management

Mohammadreza Ghanbari; Aram Reza Sadeghi

Volume 13, Issue 28 , December 2021, , Pages 95-111

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/elt.2021.47512.2428

Abstract
  The most effective means of directing attention to an article in the academic community is to publish it in credential journals, however, writing in English can be challenging for novice writers especially non-native speakers (NNS) of English. Thus, despite the ample research in some fields, there is ...  Read More

English language learning
17. USING MULTIMODAL CONCEPTUAL METAPHORS IN EFL CLASSROOM TO ENHANCE LISTENING AND SPEAKING SKILLS

Arsalan Golfam; Matin Nahavandi

Volume 13, Issue 28 , December 2021, , Pages 113-126

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/elt.2021.47939.2439

Abstract
  In this paper, we argue the effects of explicit multimodal metaphor training in developing speaking and listening skills in an EFL context. To examine the effects of using conceptual metaphors in English language classrooms and assess the metaphorical ability of EFL students, we directed two measuring ...  Read More

English language learning
18. Appraisal Resources in Book Reviews: A Study of Cross-Gender Variations

Ali Hashemi; Fatemeh Mahdavirad; Golnar Mazdayasna

Volume 13, Issue 28 , December 2021, , Pages 127-146

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/elt.2021.46516.2404

Abstract
  Writing a book review is an instance of evaluative academic writing where thewriter is involved in an interaction with the author and the reader, evaluates theviewpoints stated in the book and voices his own position and stance in a dialoguewith the reader. Working within the framework of Martin and ...  Read More

English language learning
19. Demystifying Problems and Opportunities of the Persianophone Physical Education Ph.D. Academic Writers in Writing English Research Article Abstracts for International Journal Publication

Behnaz Hosseingholipour; Zari Saeedi; Esmaeel Ali Salimi; Sara Keshkar

Volume 13, Issue 28 , December 2021, , Pages 147-171

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/elt.2021.46264.2399

Abstract
  Writing effective and persuasive manuscripts for submission to the high-indexed Iranian and international English-medium journals for the purpose of publication deserves having to-the-point knowledge and proficiency, which the Non-Native English writers of the non-English speaking countries seem to be ...  Read More

English language learning
20. On the Representation of Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy in TOEFL iBT and IELTS Academic

Shadab Moslehi; Seyyed Ayatollah Razmjoo

Volume 13, Issue 28 , December 2021, , Pages 173-200

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/elt.2021.46190.2391

Abstract
  The main objective of this qualitative-quantitative content analysis study was to compare IELTS Academic and TOEFL iBT four modules in terms of the cognition and knowledge dimensions of Revised Bloom’s taxonomy. To this end, two authentic tests including all major modules of speaking, listening, ...  Read More

English language learning
21. Self-Assessment, Peer Assessment, Teacher Assessment and their Comparative Effect on EFL Learners’ Second language Writing Strategy Development

Majid Nemati; Mehran Ghafoori; Praviz Birjandi; Siros Izadpanah

Volume 13, Issue 28 , December 2021, , Pages 201-216

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/elt.2021.48543.2456

Abstract
  The effect of assessment types (self, peer, and teacher) on the EFL writing strategies development was examined in this study. Sixty upper-intermediate EFL learners at Qazvin Islamic university in four groups (one control and three experimental groups) were studied. One-way ANOVA checked homogeneity ...  Read More

English language learning
22. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/elt.2021.46449.2401

Abstract
  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

English language learning
23. Discovering Iranian EFL Teachers’ Metalinguistic Knowledge: The Role of Academic Degree and Teaching Experience in Focus

Najmeh Talaie; Ehsan Rezvani; Ehsan Namaziandost

Volume 13, Issue 28 , December 2021, , Pages 243-260

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/elt.2021.46794.2410

Abstract
  The relevance of metalinguistic knowledge in effective teaching of the four language skills is evident. As such, the present study sought to determine the degree of Iranian EFL teachers’ metalinguistic knowledge by focusing on the role of academic degree in English Language Teaching (ELT) and teaching ...  Read More

English language learning
24. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/elt.2021.48515.2455

Abstract
  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

English language learning
25. The Comparison of the Use of Data-driven Learning in Flipped,, Blended and Conventional Classes on Students’ Grammar Learning

Hooshang Khoshsima

Volume 13, Issue 28 , December 2021, , Pages 279-290

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/elt.2021.48829.2462

Abstract
  Today, the use of technology in teaching foreign language has become a matter of considerable interest to language teachers in all over the world. The current study tried to investigate the suitability of data-driven learning in flipped and blended classes vs the conventional ones on students’ ...  Read More