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Pedagogical Efficacy of Planned v.s unplanned focus on form Instruction in Scaffolding transitional Devices used by Iranian EFL Learners in writing Paragraphs

Azizzolah Dabaghi; Elaheh Ghorbanchian; Zahra Amirian

Volume 7, Issue 16 , December 2015, Pages 1-14

  Indubitably, the efficacy of metalinguistic awareness in improving EFL learners’ grammatical knowledge and writing quality has long been an area of great interest in applied linguistics Brown (2001). Accordingly , the main objective of the present study was to investigate the impact of planned ...  Read More

A Critical Functional Approach to Educational Discourses of Students and Professors over the Internet Context

Saman Ebadi; Shokoofeh - Vakili Latif

Volume 7, Issue 16 , December 2015, Pages 15-36

  This paper investigated the ways Iranian B.A and M.A students of English language and their professors represent themselves linguistically in their e-mails in general, and the ways they construct and negotiate power with regard to social and cultural norms in particular. It examined 84 e-mail messages ...  Read More

Vocabulary instruction through blended learning and multimedia softwares in Iranian ESP classes

Sadegh Khalili; Mohammad Hassan Tahririan; Setareh Bagheri

Volume 7, Issue 16 , December 2015, Pages 37-54

  The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of blended learning and multimedia softwares on Iranian ESP students' vocabulary learning. To this end, 120 Iranian ESP learners were assigned to two groups: the experimental and control groups. The experimental group received instructions through ...  Read More

The Effect of Teaching Critical Thinking Skills on the Language Learning Strategy Use of EFL Learners across Different EQ Levels

Mohammad Hadi Mahmoodi; Maliheh DehghanNezhad

Volume 7, Issue 16 , December 2015, Pages 55-84

  The present study was conducted to investigate how EFL learners with distinct levels of emotional intelligence might benefit from Critical Thinking-based instruction and use different language learning strategies. A further concern of this study was to investigate the relationship among critical thinking, ...  Read More

High-School Students’ Dominant Learning Styles Preferences in Learning English: How are “Good Language Learners” Different from the Ordinary Ones?

Ahmad Pariafsai; Mohammad Ghazanfari; Omid Akbari; Tahereh Hosseini Borabadi

Volume 7, Issue 16 , December 2015, Pages 85-111

  Many researchers have investigated different aspects of learning styles. Nevertheless, few studies have considered interactions between the notions of learning styles and “good language learners’” achievement. The present study aimed at exploring dominant learning style preferences ...  Read More

The Effects of Direct Corrective Feedback and Metalinguistic Explanation on EFL Learners’ Implicit and Explicit Knowledge of English Definite and Indefinite Articles

Mohsen Rezazadeh; Mansoor Tavakoli; Abbass Eslami Rasekh

Volume 7, Issue 16 , December 2015, Pages 113-146

  This study investigated the effects of two types of written feedback – direct corrective feedback (DCF) and metalinguistic explanation (ME) - on Iranian EFL learners’ implicit and explicit knowledge of English definite and indefinite articles. Assigned to three groups of DCF, ME, and control ...  Read More