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Volume 12 (2020)
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Exploring Language Learners’ Cognitive Processes in On-line ESP Courses via Think-aloud Protocol Analysis

Behzad Ghonsooly; Mohammad Ali Shams

Volume 4, Issue 9 , December 2012, Pages 1-32

  The present study aims to investigate language learners’ cognitive processes in on-line ESP courses. Three modes of inquiry are used: think-aloud protocol analysis, screen capture analysis, and correlation analysis. The theoretical foundations for the evaluation of the cognitive aspect of Ferdowsi ...  Read More

The role of Persian causative markers in the acquisition of English causative verbs

Ali Akbar Jabbari; Mohammad Javad Rezaie

Volume 4, Issue 9 , December 2012, Pages 33-61

       This project investigates the relationship between lexical semantics and causative morphology in the acquisition of causative/inchoative-related verbs in English as a foreign language by Iranian speakers. Results of translation and picture judgment task show although L2 learners ...  Read More

Design and Implementation of an Intelligent Part of Speech Generator

Vahid Reza Mirzaeian

Volume 4, Issue 9 , December 2012, Pages 63-99

  The aim of this paper is to report on an attempt to design and implement an intelligent system capable of generating the correct part of speech for a given sentence while the sentence is totally new to the system and not stored in any database available to the system. It follows the same steps a normal ...  Read More

On the Effect of Using Games, Songs, and Stories on Young Iranian EFL Learners' Achievement

Seyyed Ayatollah Razmjoo; Saeed Mehrpur; Behnaz Darban

Volume 4, Issue 9 , December 2012, Pages 101-127

       The objective of the present study was to identify and examine the influence of instructional tools, namely, games, songs and stories on young Iranian EFL learners’ achievement utilizing a quantitative design. To conduct the study 65 Iranian EFL learners, divided into an ...  Read More

Improvement of Metadiscourse Use among Iranian EFL Learners through a Process- based Writing Course

Mansoor Tavakoli; Leila Bahrami; Zahra Amirian

Volume 4, Issue 9 , December 2012, Pages 129-164

       The present study investigated the use of interactive metadiscourse resources (IMRs) in terms of appropriacy during a process- based writing course by applying qualitative and exploratory methods. Moreover, learners' perception was investigated to find out how confident they ...  Read More

Metadiscourse strategies in Persian research articles; Implications for teaching writing English articles

Tohid Siami; Reza Abdi

Volume 4, Issue 9 , December 2012, Pages 165-176

  In order to develop an understanding of the rhetorical conventions in the Persian language and to find out the metadiscursive cultural norms of Iranian writers in their native language writings, it is necessary to probe into the implicit rhetorical features of academic writing which has so far eluded ...  Read More