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English language learning
Structural Equation Model of Teachers' Mindsets, Self-Efficacy, and Emotional Experiences and Iranian EFL Learners' Willingness to Communicate and L2 Motivational Self System

Zahra Amirian; Mitra shayanfar; mohsen rezazadeh

Volume 13, Issue 28 , December 2021, Pages 1-17


  This study aimed at investigating the interrelationships between EFL teachers' mindsets, self-efficacy, and emotional experiences and Iranian EFL learners' willingness to communicate (WTC) and L2 motivational self system (L2MSS). The participants of this study were 100 Iranian teachers and 501 students ...  Read More

English language learning
Impact of Etherpad-based Collaborative Writing Instruction on EFL Learners' Writing Performance, Writing Self-efficacy, and Attribution: A Mixed-Method Approach

Masumeh Sadat Seyyedrezaei; Mohammad Amiryousefi; Ana Gimeno-Sanz; Manssor Tavakoli

Volume 13, Issue 28 , December 2021, Pages 19-37


  The present study examined the comparative effects of Etherpad-based writing instruction and face-to-face writing instruction on EFL learners' writing quality and writing self-efficacy. It also aimed at finding the learners' attitude towards the influence of Etherpad and their reason for success/ failure ...  Read More

English language learning
A Corpus-driven Scoping Systematic Review of Four Decades of Teacher Professional Development Research: Exploring Research Foci, Content Areas, Designs Methods and Trends

Farzaneh Arjmand; Mohammad Bagher Shabani; Reza Khani; Abbas Ali Zarei

Volume 13, Issue 28 , December 2021, Pages 39-59


  This study represents the findings of a systematic review (SR) of literature in the teacher professional development (TPD) domain to outline the research patterns through content examination of 199 research articles (RAs) in the area of TPD over the previous 40 years (1982 -2021). RAs were investigated ...  Read More

English language learning
Novice EFL Teachers' Decision-making and Pedagogical Reasoning in Implementing Instruction

Mohadeseh Asghari; Minoo Alemi; Zia Tajeddin

Volume 13, Issue 28 , December 2021, Pages 61-77


  Teachers' decision-making and pedagogical reasoning and their improvement are key to the effectiveness of teaching. Although a number of studies have been conducted on these issues, there is still not enough information about teachers' interactive decision-making and pedagogical reasoning, and teachers ...  Read More

English language learning
Interpersonal Behavior: More vs. Less Favorable Teachers

Hajar Ghafarpour; Ahmad Moinzadeh

Volume 13, Issue 28 , December 2021, Pages 79-94


  Classrooms can be regarded as dynamic systems in which behaviors of teachers and students affect each other mutually and in a spiral manner. In this study it was intended to investigate differences in interpersonal behaviors of a more vs. a less favorable teacher at micro- and macro-levels. To analyze ...  Read More

English language learning
A Comparative Study on Rhetorical Structure of Articles Written by Iranian and English Native Scholars in Business Management

Mohammadreza Ghanbari; Aram Reza Sadeghi

Volume 13, Issue 28 , December 2021, Pages 95-111


  The most effective means of directing attention to an article in the academic community is to publish it in credential journals, however, writing in English can be challenging for novice writers especially non-native speakers (NNS) of English. Thus, despite the ample research in some fields, there is ...  Read More

English language learning

Arsalan Golfam; Matin Nahavandi

Volume 13, Issue 28 , December 2021, Pages 113-126


  In this paper, we argue the effects of explicit multimodal metaphor training in developing speaking and listening skills in an EFL context. To examine the effects of using conceptual metaphors in English language classrooms and assess the metaphorical ability of EFL students, we directed two measuring ...  Read More

English language learning
Appraisal Resources in Book Reviews: A Study of Cross-Gender Variations

Ali Hashemi; Fatemeh Mahdavirad; Golnar Mazdayasna

Volume 13, Issue 28 , December 2021, Pages 127-146


  Writing a book review is an instance of evaluative academic writing where thewriter is involved in an interaction with the author and the reader, evaluates theviewpoints stated in the book and voices his own position and stance in a dialoguewith the reader. Working within the framework of Martin and ...  Read More

English language learning
Demystifying Problems and Opportunities of the Persianophone Physical Education Ph.D. Academic Writers in Writing English Research Article Abstracts for International Journal Publication

Behnaz Hosseingholipour; Zari Saeedi; Esmaeel Ali Salimi; Sara Keshkar

Volume 13, Issue 28 , December 2021, Pages 147-171


  Writing effective and persuasive manuscripts for submission to the high-indexed Iranian and international English-medium journals for the purpose of publication deserves having to-the-point knowledge and proficiency, which the Non-Native English writers of the non-English speaking countries seem to be ...  Read More

English language learning
On the Representation of Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy in TOEFL iBT and IELTS Academic

Shadab Moslehi; Seyyed Ayatollah Razmjoo

Volume 13, Issue 28 , December 2021, Pages 173-200


  The main objective of this qualitative-quantitative content analysis study was to compare IELTS Academic and TOEFL iBT four modules in terms of the cognition and knowledge dimensions of Revised Bloom’s taxonomy. To this end, two authentic tests including all major modules of speaking, listening, ...  Read More

English language learning
Self-Assessment, Peer Assessment, Teacher Assessment and their Comparative Effect on EFL Learners’ Second language Writing Strategy Development

Majid Nemati; Mehran Ghafoori; Praviz Birjandi; Siros Izadpanah

Volume 13, Issue 28 , December 2021, Pages 201-216


  The effect of assessment types (self, peer, and teacher) on the EFL writing strategies development was examined in this study. Sixty upper-intermediate EFL learners at Qazvin Islamic university in four groups (one control and three experimental groups) were studied. One-way ANOVA checked homogeneity ...  Read More

English language learning
The Joint Effects of Teacher-led and Collaborative Planning conditions and Task Complexity on L2 Oral Production

Sanaz Mohazabieh; Rahman Sahragard; Ehsan Rassaei; Mustafa Zamanian

Volume 13, Issue 28 , December 2021, Pages 217-242


  This quantitative study aimed to investigate the combined effects of two types of strategic planning, namely collaborative and teacher-led planning conditions and task complexity on Iranian intermediate language learners' oral production in terms of complexity, accuracy, and fluency. To achieve this ...  Read More

English language learning
Discovering Iranian EFL Teachers’ Metalinguistic Knowledge: The Role of Academic Degree and Teaching Experience in Focus

Najmeh Talaie; Ehsan Rezvani; Ehsan Namaziandost

Volume 13, Issue 28 , December 2021, Pages 243-260


  The relevance of metalinguistic knowledge in effective teaching of the four language skills is evident. As such, the present study sought to determine the degree of Iranian EFL teachers’ metalinguistic knowledge by focusing on the role of academic degree in English Language Teaching (ELT) and teaching ...  Read More

English language learning
Investigating the Employment of Metacognitive Strategies in Listening Comprehension among Non-Iranian Language Learners

Amirreza Vakilifard; Ahmad Abedini

Volume 13, Issue 28 , December 2021, Pages 261-277


  Applying metacognitive strategies leads to better listening comprehension and optimal use of learners’ other cognitive skills. The purpose of the present study is to investigate the metacognitive strategies that non-Iranian Persian learners employ to comprehend oral texts and whether gender and ...  Read More

English language learning
The Comparison of the Use of Data-driven Learning in Flipped,, Blended and Conventional Classes on Students’ Grammar Learning

Hooshang Khoshsima

Volume 13, Issue 28 , December 2021, Pages 279-290


  Today, the use of technology in teaching foreign language has become a matter of considerable interest to language teachers in all over the world. The current study tried to investigate the suitability of data-driven learning in flipped and blended classes vs the conventional ones on students’ ...  Read More