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The Role of L2 Private Speech in Cognitive Regulation of Adult Foreign Language Learners

Mohammad Reza Anani Sarab; Yahya Gordani

Volume 6, Issue 14 , December 2014, Pages 1-18

  The present study investigated the use of L2 private speech by English foreign language (EFL) learners in regulating their mental activities. Thirty intermediate adult EFL learners took a test of solving challenging English riddles while their voices were being recorded. Following, instances of the produced ...  Read More

Perceived Pragmatic Transferability of Persian L1 Refusal Strategies

Ali Akbar Ansarin; Mahsa Mohammadpour Yaghiny

Volume 6, Issue 14 , December 2014, Pages 19-36

  Investigating transfer of one’s pragmatic knowledge of first language to his second or foreign language, has been one of the areas of interest for researchers. However, there are contradictory results even within the scarce studies which have addressed transferability. This study was an attempt ...  Read More

Iranian EFL Learners L2 Reading Comprehension: The Effect of Online Annotations via Interactive White Boards

Nasrin Shams; azizollah Dabaghi

Volume 6, Issue 14 , December 2014, Pages 37-56

  This study explores the effect of online annotations via Interactive White Boards (IWBs) on reading comprehension of Iranian EFL learners. To this aim, 60 students from a language institute were selected as homogeneous based on their performance on Oxford Placement Test (2014).Then, they were randomly ...  Read More

McDonaldization in Iranian ELT Textbooks: Absence or Presence?

Rozana Shamsabadi; Saeed Ketabi

Volume 6, Issue 14 , December 2014, Pages 57-74

  The development of materials for language teaching has been retraced from different perspectives. For example, some have identified influences of a social view on designing course books and compiling materials for language classes. The purpose of this article is to focus on the specific case of ELT material, ...  Read More

Massed/Distributed Sentence Writing: Post Tasks of Noticing Activity

Elaheh Sotoudehnama; Fattaneh Maleki Jebelli

Volume 6, Issue 14 , December 2014, Pages 75-96

  The purpose of the study was to activate the passive lexical knowledge through noticing and to investigate the effect of sentence writing as the post task of noticing activity on strengthening the effect of noticing. Forty-two Iranian female adult upper-intermediate English students of a state university ...  Read More

Applied Linguistic Approach to Language Learning Strategies (A Critical Review)

Mohammad Ali Torabi

Volume 6, Issue 14 , December 2014, Pages 97-110

  From applied linguistic point of view, the fundamental question facing the language teachers, methodologists and course designers is which procedure is more effective in FL/SL : learning to use or using to learn? Definitely, in order to be a competent language user, knowledge of language system is necessary, ...  Read More