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The Use of Lexical Bundles in Native and Non-native Post-graduate Writing: The Case of Applied Linguistics MA Theses

Zahra Amirian; Somayeh Ketabi; Hamed Eshaghi

Volume 5, Issue 11 , November 2013, Pages 1-29

  Connor et al. (2008) mention “specifying textual requirements of genres” (p.12) as one of the reasons which have motivated researchers in the analysis of writing. Members of each genre should be able to produce and retrieve these textual requirements appropriately to be considered communicatively ...  Read More

Pragmatics Effect on English Writing Ability among High School Students

İsmaiel Faghih; MohammadJavad Ansari

Volume 5, Issue 11 , November 2013, Pages 31-52

  The purpose of this study is to find a practical solution for improving writing skill among Iranian high school learners of EFL. The main question was whether pragmatics had any priority over traditional methods in improving writing or not.  Forty high school students were selected on the basis ...  Read More

Connection between Emotional Intelligence and Coherence in EFL Writing

Hadi Farjami; AmirHossein Eghbali

Volume 5, Issue 11 , November 2013, Pages 53-72

  This research is an investigation of the relationship between the emotional intelligence of a group of Iranian English language learners and the coherence of the essays they produced. A 40-item TOEFL-type test of English proficiency including items on grammar, vocabulary, reading comprehension with the ...  Read More

The Effect of Using Word Clouds on EFL Students’ Long- Term Vocabulary Retention

MohammadHadi Mahmoudi; Taj Bİbi Talang

Volume 5, Issue 11 , November 2013, Pages 73-106

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Toward an Analysis of the Bond between Emotional Intelligence and Self-Efficacy among EFL Teachers

Habibollah Mashhadi

Volume 5, Issue 11 , November 2013, Pages 107-125

  This study explored the relationship between emotional intelligence (EI) and self-efficacy in 71 Iranian EFL teachers in private language institutes. The participants’ EI and self-efficacy were rated through questionnaires. They were also administered a demographic sheet. The findings revealed ...  Read More

A Dynamical System Approach to Research in Second Language Acquisition

Hassan Soleimani; Mohammad Alavi

Volume 5, Issue 11 , November 2013, Pages 127-143

  Epistemologically speaking, second language acquisition research (SLAR) might be reconsidered from a complex dynamical system view with interconnected aspects in the ecosystem of language acquisition. The present paper attempts to introduce the tenets of complex system theory and its application in SLAR. ...  Read More

The Effect of Topic Bias on the Writing Proficiency of Extrovert/Introvert EFL Learners

Elaheh Sotoudehnama; Fatemeh Moini

Volume 5, Issue 11 , November 2013, Pages 145-171

  This study was intended to find out any possible effect of topic bias on the writing proficiency of Iranian extrovert/introvert EFL learners at high/low writing proficiency levels. One hundred participants chosen from among 150 adult language learners on the basis of their personality type (extrovert/introvert) ...  Read More