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Volume 12 (2020)
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The Interface between Linguistic and Pragmatic Competence: The Case of Disagreement, Scolding, Requests, and Complaints

Mohammad Ahmadi safa; Mohammad Hadi Mahmoodi

Volume 4, Issue 10 , March 2013, Pages 1-26

   Second language  learners often develop grammatical competence in the absence of concomitant pragmatic competence (Kasper & Roever, 2005) and the exact nature of the relationship between the two competences is still indistinct and in need of inquiries ( Bardovi-Harlig, 1999; Khatib & ...  Read More

Investigating the structural patterns and pragmatic functions of compliments made by Iranian EFL learners

Zia Tajeddin; Elham Yazdanmehr

Volume 4, Issue 10 , March 2013, Pages 27-51

  This study aims to delve into the unobservable dimensions of deciding and acting in a pragmatically significant speech event. Utilizing a Discourse Completion Test questionnaire, it seeks to find out the structure and pragmatic functions that lie behind EFL learners’ choice of specific wording ...  Read More

The effect of gender and different levels of education on the relationship between students' achievement goal and their academic achievement

Naser Rashidi; Fatemeh Javan mardi

Volume 4, Issue 10 , March 2013, Pages 53-75

  With the development of research on educational psychology and foreign language teaching and learning, one of the most controversial concepts in educational psychology might be the issues related to the students’ achievement goal orientations. Regarding the goals that students adopt which might ...  Read More

Relationship between EFL Learners’ Perceived Social Self-Efficacy and their Foreign Language Classroom Anxiety

Hadi Farjami; Mohammad Amirian

Volume 4, Issue 10 , March 2013, Pages 77-103

  The present study was conducted to investigate the relationship between the perceived social self-efficacy of the students of English and their foreign language classroom anxiety. The required data were gathered through the application of the original versions of two standard questionnaires: Smith and ...  Read More

Discourse Structures of Condolence Speech Act

Mostafa Morady Moghaddam

Volume 4, Issue 10 , March 2013, Pages 105-125

  Condolence is part of Austin’s expressive speech act and is related to Searle’s behabitives illocutionary act. Although a theoretically sound issue in pragmatics, condolence speech act has not been investigated as much as other speech acts in discourse-related studies. This paper aims at ...  Read More

Teachers’ Limited Wait-Time Practice and Learners’ Participation opportunities in EFL Classroom Interaction

Bager Yaqubi; Mostafa Pourhaji Rokni

Volume 4, Issue 10 , March 2013, Pages 127-161

  Pairing theory with methodology, this study demonstrates how EFL teachers’ limited wait-time practice structures in and affects the structuring of the unfolding classroom discourse with reference to learners’ participation opportunities. Informed by the tenets of conversation analysis, we ...  Read More