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Volume 12 (2020)
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English language learning
The impact of using multimedia glosses on vocabulary acquisition: The case of Iranian intermediate EFL learners

Golnar Mazdayasna; Ahmadreza Nikbakht

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 20 May 2023

https://doi.org/10.22034/elt.2023.56220.2534

Abstract
  This study explores the effect of multimedia glosses on the vocabulary acquisition of Iranian intermediate EFL learners. The program employed in this study provided the learners with glosses for vocabulary in the form of sounds and videos. The participants were 40 intermediate learners studying English ...  Read More

English language learning
The Relationships between EFL Students’ Cultural Intelligence, Emo-Sensory Intelligence, Language Learning Strategies, and English Language Achievement

Hassan Hadi Abd Alsajjad Albalawee; Reza Pishghadam; Shaghayegh Shayesteh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 16 November 2023

https://doi.org/10.22034/elt.2023.58599.2569

Abstract
  The present research was targeted toward examining the relationship between cultural intelligence (CQ), emo-sensory intelligence (ESQ), language learning strategies (LLS), and students' language achievement (LA). A number of 300 EFL Iraqi students studying at the English Language Department of AL-Qadisiyah ...  Read More

English language learning
Overrepresentation and underrepresentation of cohesive devices in EFL learners’ translated and free narrative writings

Jabal Hasan; Manijeh Youhanaee; Zargham Ghabanchi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 02 February 2024

https://doi.org/10.22034/elt.2024.60104.2603

Abstract
  This study aimed at investigating the L2 rhetorical organization of translation and free writing tasks in terms of cohesive devices used by intermediate EFL learners in the narrative genre. To do so, 30 intermediate EFL learners took part in the study. The participants were asked to translate three narrative ...  Read More

English language learning
Contributions of the Keyword Method, Thematic Clustering and Developing Morphological Awareness to the Iranian EFL learners’ Mastery of Low Frequency English Words

Farahman Farrokhi; Fatemeh Gholami

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 03 February 2024

https://doi.org/10.22034/elt.2024.60180.2607

Abstract
  This study investigated the effects of three vocabulary development strategies of keyword method, thematic clustering and developing morphological awareness on the Iranian EFL learners’ vocabulary repertoire. Adopting a quasi-experimental design, sixty high-intermediate to advanced Iranian EFL ...  Read More

English language learning
Gamification and the Duality of Extrinsic and Intrinsic Motivation

Elham Daliranfirouz; Mohammad Amiryousefi; Renata Geld; Daryoush Nejad Ansari

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 08 April 2024

https://doi.org/10.22034/elt.2024.60736.2615

Abstract
  This study aimed to investigate the influence of a gamification-enhanced language classroom within the context of Moodle in promoting extrinsic and intrinsic motivational attributes of language learners. A total of 220 language learners from different universities in Iran were recruited as the participants ...  Read More

English language learning
“Key Words for Fluency” or “1100”? A Mixed-Methods Study to Probe into the State of Language Progress, Willingness to Communicate, and Academic Engagement from the Voices of EFL Learners

Ehsan Namaziandost; Hossein Kargar Behbahani; Goodarz Shakibaei

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 16 April 2024

https://doi.org/10.22034/elt.2024.60805.2618

Abstract
  This investigation aimed to inform instructional practices that foster linguistic development and enhance the overall language learning experience by unraveling the nuanced dynamics at play. To this end, the researchers explored the influence of two distinct vocabulary books, "Keyword for Fluency" ...  Read More

English language learning
The Effect of Web 2.0 Technology on Language Achievement and Self-Regulated Learning of EFL Learners: A Case of WhatsApp

Mohammad Ahmadnejad; Naseh Rahimi; Rozhin Ghaslani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 29 April 2024

https://doi.org/10.22034/elt.2024.60600.2613

Abstract
  This study scrutinized the impact of Web 2.0 on the language achievement and self-regulated learning of Iranian EFL learners in online language courses. In the quantitative segment conducted over a three-month semester, an experimental design was implemented involving 24 Iranian male and female students ...  Read More

English language learning
Assessing the Effects of Funds of Identity on L2 Learners’ Willingness to Read E-books

Afsar Rouhi; Afsaneh Saeedakhtar; Behrooz seifi; Reza Abdi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 03 May 2024

https://doi.org/10.22034/elt.2024.61003.2626

Abstract
  Objective: This study explores the effect of recruiting topics valued by students along with the interest-igniting mode of reading texts, collectively framed as funds of identity, on willingness to read. Methods: To this end, three groups of students were recruited. Over a 17-session experiment, all ...  Read More

English language learning
Online and Face-to-Face Instructions Interplay and Language Learning: Instructors’ and Learners' Perspective

parisa Abazari; Abbas Ali Rezaee; Nasrin Bahrainy

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 16 June 2024

https://doi.org/10.22034/elt.2024.60241.2609

Abstract
  Abstract The use of blended learning (BL) in foreign language teaching is becoming increasingly popular among language teachers worldwide. Since there is a dearth of studies dealing with BL in the context of Iran, conducting this study is significant to clarify learners' and instructors' perceptions ...  Read More

English language learning
Test-Wiseness, Test Anxiety, Reading Strategies Metacognitive Awareness, and Reading Comprehension Test Performance: A SEM Study

Mohammad Ahmadi-Safa; Melika Majidi-Kia

Volume 15, Issue 32 , December 2023, , Pages 1-21

https://doi.org/10.22034/elt.2023.59144.2581

Abstract
  A major concern of language testing researchers has for long been the identification of construct-irrelevant influential cognitive and psychological bias factors in test takers’ language test performance and recently the identification of the tentative models of interactions among such factors. ...  Read More

English language learning
Pragmatic Failure in Cross-Cultural Communication: Scrutinizing the Causes and Challenges Involved in Iranian EFL Context

Zahra Bavandi-Savadkouhi; Mahnaz Mostafaei-Alaei

Volume 15, Issue 32 , December 2023, , Pages 58-78

https://doi.org/10.22034/elt.2023.58806.2576

Abstract
  Pragmatic failure is an issue usually occurring in cross-cultural communication when L2 learners cannot express themselves appropriately. This study aimed to discern the factors leading to cross-cultural pragmatic failure (CCPF) and the challenges EFL learners face in trying to overcome miscommunication ...  Read More

English language learning
Exploring the Efficacy of Process-Based Reflective Teacher Training: A Focus on Situational Role Plays, Video Analysis, and Scenario Evidence as Guided Reflective and Caring Practices for EFL Teacher Candidates

Masoumeh Estaji; Azadeh Hhaji-Karim

Volume 15, Issue 32 , December 2023, , Pages 79-103

https://doi.org/10.22034/elt.2023.14157.1510

Abstract
  The current study aimed to explore the effectiveness of a process based reflective teacher training course that utilized situational role plays, video analysis, and scenario evidence as guided reflective and caring practices for EFL (English as a Foreign Language) teacher candidates. To this end, 45 ...  Read More

English language learning
Examining the Role of Language, Emotion, and Culture as Three Basic Needs in Intercultural Communication Based on Iranian Language Teachers' Viewpoints

Vahid Ghorbani; Hamid-Reza Dowlatabadi

Volume 15, Issue 32 , December 2023, , Pages 104-125

https://doi.org/10.22034/elt.2023.57251.2549

Abstract
  Pinpointing the role of language, emotion, and culture in intercultural interactions as the three basic needs of intercultural interactions is one of the most important problems in the intercultural field. Therefore, this paper probed the role of language, emotion, and culture simultaneously in intercultural ...  Read More

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

Marzieh Mehri; Zahra Amirian; Mohsen Rezazadeh

Volume 15, Issue 32 , December 2023, , Pages 161-177

https://doi.org/10.22034/elt.2021.48394.2452

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 learners ...  Read More

English language learning
L2 Writing and Working Memory: differential effects of task types under different conditions

Rezvan Cheraqi; Rajab Esfandiari

Volume 15, Issue 31 , July 2023, , Pages 48-65

https://doi.org/10.22034/elt.2023.56150.2531

Abstract
  Language teachers should be aware of the effect of various task types on L2 writing. The purpose of the present study was twofold: To investigate the effect of various task types, including graphic-writing task, decision-making task, and reasoning task, on L2 writing and to examine the relationship between ...  Read More

English language learning
Persian to English Lexical Transfer Errors in the Iranian EFL Learners’ Writings

Rasoul Mohammad Hosseinpour; Fatemeh Ghanbarpour

Volume 15, Issue 31 , July 2023, , Pages 113-130

https://doi.org/10.22034/elt.2023.55779.2526

Abstract
  Interference or transfer from language learners’ first language (L1) is one of the significant variables that contributes to the complexity of SLA process and usually persists intensely at the initial stages of L2 acquisition and development. Drawing upon Meriläinen’s (2010) taxonomy ...  Read More

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

https://doi.org/10.22034/elt.2022.53518.2509

Abstract
  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
The Impact of Traditional vs. E-learning In-service Programs on EFL Teachers’ Educational Empowerment

Esmaeel Ali Salimi; Zari Saeedi; Mahmoud Saaedi Asl

Volume 14, Issue 30 , November 2022, , Pages 1-20

https://doi.org/10.22034/elt.2021.48442.2454

Abstract
  Language teaching and language training are integral parts of the educational curriculum in every language centers 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 ...  Read More

English language learning
Native Language-Based DIF across the Subtests: A Study of the Iranian National University Entrance Exam

Parviz Ajideh; Massoud Yaghoubi-Notash; Hamid Reza Babaee Bormanaki

Volume 14, Issue 30 , November 2022, , Pages 39-56

https://doi.org/10.22034/elt.2022.51852.2491

Abstract
  This paper reports on an investigation of native language-based differential item functioning (DIF) across the subtests of Iranian Undergraduate University Entrance Special English Exam (IUUESEE). Fourteen thousand one hundred seventy two foreign-language test takers (including four groups of Azeri, ...  Read More

English language learning
Realization of Initiation, Response, and Feedback in Teacher-Student Interactions in EFL Classrooms: Learning Realities and Opportunities

Masoomeh Estaji; Meisam Mirzaei Shojakhanlou

Volume 14, Issue 30 , November 2022, , Pages 91-114

https://doi.org/10.22034/elt.2022.53522.2510

Abstract
  This study explored the representation of the Initiation, Response, Feedback (IRF) cycle in English as a Foreign Language (EFL) classroom. Video recordings have been used to collect data from 10 classes, which were managed by 8 L2 teachers. In total, 900 minutes of video recordings with 784 triadic patterns ...  Read More

English language learning
Investigating the Efficacy of Flipped Learning on Autonomy and Skill-Learning of Iranian EFL Learners

Jamshid Mashhadi

Volume 14, Issue 30 , November 2022, , Pages 137-148

https://doi.org/10.22034/elt.2022.53178.2505

Abstract
  Flipped classroom is a learning model where assignments are shifted, and learning happens outside of educational settings. This modern concept fundamentally refers to lesson input being conducted at home by the learner for sharing and applying knowledge. FL approaches have received considerable focus ...  Read More

English language learning
Investigating Iranian EFL Student Teachers’ Attitude toward the Implementation of Machine Translation as an ICALL Tool

Vahid Reza Mirzaeian; Katayoun Oskoui

Volume 14, Issue 30 , November 2022, , Pages 165-179

https://doi.org/10.22034/elt.2022.52038.2496

Abstract
  This quantitative study aimed to investigate Iranian EFL student teachers’ perceptions on the use of Machine Translation (MT) for foreign language learning in academic context. To this end, 107 EFL student teachers from a women-only state university in Tehran, Iran, completed a recently developed ...  Read More

English language learning
Intercultural Communicative Competence of Iranian University Students Studying Abroad: exploring key components

Nargess Norouzi; Zahra Amirian; Mohammad Amiryousefi

Volume 14, Issue 30 , November 2022, , Pages 209-229

https://doi.org/10.22034/elt.2022.52030.2495

Abstract
  This study was an attempt to examine the intercultural experience of Iranian university students studying abroad and explore variables influencing their success or failure in intercultural interactions. A qualitative method involving semi-structured interviews and retrospective narratives were employed ...  Read More

English language learning
Learning a Thousand Words: EFL Learners’ Development of Vision Competencies

Seyyedeh Fahimeh Parsaiyan; Mansoureh Jalilian; Khadijeh Karimi Alavijeh

Volume 14, Issue 30 , November 2022, , Pages 245-263

https://doi.org/10.22034/elt.2022.53401.2506

Abstract
  Visual literacy (VL), despite its significance, has not received deserved attention in EFL classes in Iran. Addressing this pedagogic and research lacuna, the researchers integrated VL practices into a General English course attended by female university learners, and examined the vision competencies ...  Read More

English language learning
Iraqi EFL Learners’ Preferences and Readiness for Mobile Learning in Higher Education during COVID-19 Pandemic

Amir Mashhadi; Abbas Al Suraifi; Ahmed Kadhum Fahad

Volume 14, Issue 30 , November 2022, , Pages 351-365

https://doi.org/10.22034/elt.2022.51201.2486

Abstract
  The expansion of mobile wireless technology into education in recent decades has offered an incredible opportunity to design learning differently and to enhance students' learning experiences that extend beyond the typical teacher-led classrooms. Following the outbreak of COVID-19 and the subsequent ...  Read More