Volume 16 (2024)
Volume 15 (2023)
Volume 14 (2022)
Volume 13 (2021)
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)
Learning L2 Idioms through Visual Mnemonics

Maryam Ahmadi; Abbas Ali Zarei; Rajab Esfandiari

Volume 12, Issue 26 , November 2020, Pages 1-27


  Due to the importance of idioms, many researchers and teachers have long sought to find ways of making idiom teaching and learning more effective. This study compared three visual mnemonic devices (pictures, mental imagery, and movie clips) in terms of their effect on EFL learners’ recognition ...  Read More

Relationship between Second Language Deep Vocabulary Knowledge and Speaking Performance: Mediation of Task Type

Davoud Amini; Rana Ansari; Bahram Behin

Volume 12, Issue 26 , November 2020, Pages 29-57


  Most of the models accounting for L2 oral production have deemed a significant role for vocabulary knowledge in this process. Previous studies have demonstrated a positive relationship between different aspects of lexical knowledge and performance or proficiency of second language skills including the ...  Read More

The Role of Literature-Based Activities and Emotional Intelligence in WhatsApp Assisted Writing of Iranian Engineering Students

Zhaleh Beheshti; Daryush Nejadansari; Hossein Barati

Volume 12, Issue 26 , November 2020, Pages 59-84


  The aim of this study was fourfold: (1) to investigate the effect of literature-based activities on the accuracy of Iranian Engineering students’ writing (2) to examine the effect of literature-based activities on the accuracy of their WhatsApp assisted writing (3) to determine whether their emotional ...  Read More

A Systematic Review of Compliments among Iranian Persian Speakers: Past, Present, and Future Directions

Ali Derakhshan; Zohreh R. Eslami; Azizeh Chalak

Volume 12, Issue 26 , November 2020, Pages 85-123


  Compliments (Cs) and compliment responses have been a prevailing topic of study in pragmatics due to their pivotal role in effective intercultural and transcultural interactions. This paper provides a comprehensive survey of research on compliments in the Persian language conducted over almost about ...  Read More

A Remedy to the Misery of Language Learning Efficacy: Flipped Classroom

Kourosh Fathi Vajargah; Mohammad Karimi Sabet; Milad Javanmardi; Sajad Davoudi

Volume 12, Issue 26 , November 2020, Pages 125-143


  Choosing the right method for teaching is an important step in learning. Corporate trainers have always been interested in finding new ways to achieve effective learning. The present study seeks to improve language learning by measuring, comparing and prioritizing the effectiveness of three methods: ...  Read More

Evaluation of Culture Representation in Vision English Textbook Series for Iranian Secondary Public Education

Mojtaba Gheitasi; Mohammad Aliakbari; nourodin Yousofi

Volume 12, Issue 26 , November 2020, Pages 145-173


  This study evaluated the cultural content of Vision textbook series that are currently in use in Iranian public secondary school system. The aim was to find the most frequent cultural references as well as the most-frequently-represented cultural senses. For this purpose, frequency counts were used to ...  Read More

L2 Writers’ Processing of Teacher vs. Computer-generated Feedback

Shiva Kaivanpanah; Mohammad Alavi; Rose Meschi

Volume 12, Issue 26 , November 2020, Pages 175-215


  Writing is thought as the most complicated skill in second language acquisition; therefore, L2 researchers have always been in pursuit of discovering an effective approach to improve it. One of the most debated ways is feedback which has a key role in improving the quality of writing. Much of the previous ...  Read More

A Mixed-Method Approach on the Role of Self-Constructs in Self-Regulation

Naser Rashidi; Misagh Haji Mohammadi

Volume 12, Issue 26 , November 2020, Pages 217-237


  The current mixed-method research aimed to investigate the effects of self-constructs on self-regulation. To this end, a number of 127 Iranian EFL learners were chosen randomly as the sample of the study. To collect data, semi-structured interviews were designed. Also, correlation analysis and regression ...  Read More

On the Development of a Tentative Model of a Flipped Classroom Instruction and Its Effect on Iranian Intermediate EFL Learners’ General IELTS Writing

Rahman Sahragard; Mehdi Ziya; Ayatollah Razmjoo; Alireza Ahmadi

Volume 12, Issue 26 , November 2020, Pages 239-261


  Flipped learning is an instructional approach that underlines the efficient use of classroom time by shifting the conventional activities of learners and educators in and out of the class. In flipped learning, students' roles as passive listeners change to active participants in classroom activities. ...  Read More

Manifestations of Key-Word Terms in ELT Research Publications: Are We Not Tuned to Genuine, Art-based Qualitative Lines of Inquiry Yet?

marjan vosughi; Zohreh Nafissi

Volume 12, Issue 26 , November 2020, Pages 263-302


  Stated key words after the abstract section in research articles are among those lines of inquiry which have received less attention in Applied Linguists (AL) studies. In this paper, the researcher explored the distribution of stated key terms and expressions as used by 73 researchers in AL domains in ...  Read More

Pre-service TEFL teachers’ instructional practice and its relation to academic self-concept

Ebrahim Zangani; Mohammad Nabi Karimi; Mahmood Reza Atai

Volume 12, Issue 26 , November 2020, Pages 303-333


  Teacher quality and teaching effectiveness as consequences of teacher professional development hinge on teachers’ professional knowledge, professional beliefs and skills which affect instructional practice of teachers and student learning. The present study sets out to probe the relationship between ...  Read More

“I Suppose I Am Now a More Creative Teacher”: An EFL Teacher’s Journey into Creativity within Constraints

Seyyedeh Fahimeh Parsaiyan; Seyedeh Fahimeh Mohammadi; leyla tajik

Volume 12, Issue 26 , November 2020, Pages 335-359


  Considering the paucity of self-studies exploring English as Foreign Language (EFL) teachers' journeys into becoming a creative teacher, in this qualitative action research, a mainstream Iranian teacher-researcher narrates the changes and challenges she observed while planning her creative classroom ...  Read More

English language learning
Role of Individual Difference Variables in EFL Teachers’ Immunity Development

Marzieh Ahmadi; Mohammad Amiryousefi; Akbar Hesabi

Volume 12, Issue 26 , November 2020, Pages 361-376


  Language teacher immunity has recently attracted the attention of the scholars interested in teacher psychology. Following the previous line of research in teacher psychology, the present study explored the immunity types among 260 Iranian EFL teachers working in schools and language institutes. Drawing ...  Read More

English language learning
Iranian High School EFL Teachers' Perception and Frequency of Use of Critical Thinking Based Teaching Strategies and their inter-relationship

Masoud Azizi Abarghoui; saeed ketabi; Mohsen Shahrokhi

Volume 12, Issue 26 , November 2020, Pages 377-399


  This study intended to elaborate on critical thinking based teaching strategies high school EFL teachers in Iran integrate into their teaching process. An edited version of an email-based questionnaire by Barnhill (2010) has been put into use to distribute the teaching strategies survey in four different ...  Read More

Technology Acceptance of Navid Learning Management System in the Iranian Medical English Courses under the COVID-19 Pandemic

Saman Ebadi; Saeed Khazaie; Saba Bashiri

Volume 12, Issue 26 , November 2020, Pages 401-433


  This mixed-method study endeavored to solicit the perspectives of Iranian collegiate students passing the obligatory course of medical English through Navid Learning Management System and its acceptance during COVID-19 pandemic. Utilizing Technology Acceptance Model, this study also sought to examine ...  Read More

Curriculum Reform and Iranian EFL Teachers' Professional Identity: A Marathon of Change!

Parisa Riahipour; Mansoor Tavakoli; Abbas Eslami Rasekh

Volume 12, Issue 26 , November 2020, Pages 435-463


  Professional identity has been perpetually an underlying factor in teacher development. The maintenance of a strong professional identity is a key factor in teacher development which is ultimately a fundamental aspect in the prosperity or failure of any educational system. As a dynamic phenomenon, teachers’ ...  Read More

The Effect of Teacher, Peer, and Self-Assessment on Subsequent Learning: The Case of Oral Presentations

Mohammad Salehi; Afsaneh Farhang

Volume 12, Issue 26 , November 2020, Pages 465-493


  There has been a burgeoning of research in teacher, peer, and self-assessment in terms of reliability and validity, the use of rubrics, the implementation of these kinds of assessments in different academic settings, the effect of demographic variables in these assessments, and the benefits of these ...  Read More

English language learning
Effect of Online Flipped Classroom on Students' Writing Development at Senior High School

Abdullah sarani; Muhammad Jalil Zarei; Hossein Navidinia

Volume 12, Issue 26 , November 2020, Pages 495-515


  Recent developments in technology and education have created an enormous array of opportunities in the field of language learning and teaching. From one side, modern technologies are promptly attracting new users, providing growing dimensions, and allowing more sophisticated uses. Form the other side, ...  Read More