Volume 16 (2024)
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Volume 14 (2022)
Volume 13 (2021)
Volume 12 (2020)
Volume 11 (2019)
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The Effect of Mnemonic Key Word Method on Vocabulary Learning and Long Term Retention

Mohammad Ahmadi Safa; Raouf Hamzavi

Volume 5, Issue 12 , December 2013, Pages 1-15

  Most of the studies on the key word method of second/foreign language vocabulary learning have been based on the evidence from laboratory experiments and have primarily involved the use of English key words to learn the vocabularies of other languages. Furthermore, comparatively quite limited number ...  Read More

An Investigation of Spoken Output and Intervention Types among Iranian EFL Learners

Sasan Baleghizadeh; Arash Saharkhiz

Volume 5, Issue 12 , December 2013, Pages 17-41

  This study was inspired by VanPatten and Uludag’s (2011) study on the transferability of training via processing instruction to output tasks and Mori’s (2002) work on the development of talk-in-interaction during a group task. An interview was devised as the pretest, posttest, and delayed ...  Read More

Task-Induced Involvement in L2 Vocabulary Learning: A Case for Listening Comprehension

Ali Jahangard

Volume 5, Issue 12 , December 2013, Pages 43-61

  The study aimed at investigating whether the retention of vocabulary acquired incidentally is dependent upon the amount of task-induced involvement. Immediate and delayed retention of twenty unfamiliar words was examined in three learning tasks( listening comprehension + group discussion, listening comprehension ...  Read More

Contribution to Mobile-Enhanced English Language Pedagogy among Iranian L2 Learners

Saeed Khazaie; Gholam Reza Zarei; Ali Reza Jalilifar

Volume 5, Issue 12 , December 2013, Pages 63-92

  This study aimed at providing learners with an opportunity not only to bring together their core and disciplinary knowledge to acquire major skills of learning English as a foreign language (EFL), and the intellectual challenge of these issues at the interface of media, language and religion, but also ...  Read More

Critical Perspectives on Contrastive Rhetoric: A Report from Iranians' EFL Reading Textbooks

Marzieh Rafiee; Hossein Vahid Dastjerdi; Mansoor Tavakoli

Volume 5, Issue 12 , December 2013, Pages 93-108

  The efficacy of genre-based approach to teaching writing has been regarded as an influential practice in L2 writing pedagogy (Hyland, 2007). However, there is still gap between actual structures found in reading materials recommended as textbooks and discourse patterns recommended for L2 writing in EFL ...  Read More

A Conversation Analytic Study on the Teachers’ Management of Understanding-Check Question Sequences in EFL Classrooms

Baqer Yaqubi; Sediqeh Karimpour

Volume 5, Issue 12 , December 2013, Pages 109-134

  Teacher questions are claimed to be constitutive of classroom interaction because of their crucial role both in the construction of knowledge and the organization of classroom proceedings (Dalton Puffer, 2007). Most of previous research on teachers’ questions mainly focused on identifying and discovering ...  Read More