English teaching
The impact of flipped classroom on EFL learners’ development of reading comprehension

Sh. Zarinfard; M. Rahimi; A. Mohseny

Volume 14, Issue 2 , April 2020, , Pages 247-259


  Background and ObjectiveS: The difference between students and their individual needs have been the focus of many pedagogues in recent decades. With the emergence and development of a variety of technologies and the expansion of access infrastructure to emerging technologies, the condition to access ...  Read More

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Evaluation of tokens of Communicative Language Teaching in Prospect (1) of junior high school in Iran

R. Nejati; Z. Cheraghi; A. Nasery

Volume 12, Issue 4 , October 2018, , Pages 303-315


  Backgrounds and Objectives:Today, all over the world and in our country, the need to speak English has increased and has caused a lot of demand for learning this language. This need is met through various means such as formal education in schools and colleges, travel to English-speaking countries, and ...  Read More

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The effect of flipped classroom on self-directed learning in English language classescourse

M. Piri; H. Sahebyar; A. Sadollahi

Volume 12, Issue 2 , April 2018, , Pages 141-148


  Background and Objectives: The present age is called the information age, because the acceleration of the evolution of science and technology in the present age is very high and significant. Every day new technologies are produced and made available to the audience. Much of the knowledge and science ...  Read More

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On EFL Learners’ Attitudes toward English Vocabulary Achievement Using Non-Verbal Communication

E.A. Salimi

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2015, , Pages 221-229


  This study aims at investigating the effect of applying non-verbal communication and body gesture in the process of learning second language. Communication among individuals to share their beliefs, feelings and opinion entails both verbal and non-verbal aspects. While non-verbal communication includes ...  Read More

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World of Attitudes in Research Article Discussion Sections: A Cross-Linguistic Perspective

AliReza Jalilifar

Volume 5, Issue 2 , April 2011, , Pages 81-90


  This study aimed to account for metadiscourse variations in the discussion sections of  articles written in Persian and English and published in Iranian as well as international scholarly journals in English Language Teaching and Psychiatry. For this purpose, 90 research article discussions were ...  Read More

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The Pragmatic Instruction Effects on Persian EFL Learners’ Noticing and Learning Outcomes in Request Forms

I. Malaz; M. Rabiee; S. Ketabi

Volume 5, Issue 2 , April 2011, , Pages 91-97


  This study investigates the request strategies used by Persian learners of English as a Foreign Language (EFL), aimed at exploring the pragmatic instruction effects on their noticing constrained by different types of treatment tasks. The subsequent effect of the learners’ noticing on their learning ...  Read More

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On the Relationship Between Critical Thinking and Language Learning Strategies Among Iranian EFL Learners

J. Nikoopour; Mohammad Amini Farsani; Maryam Nasiri

Volume 5, Issue 2 , April 2011, , Pages 99-104


  This study investigates the relationship between critical thinking and the use of direct and indirect language learning strategies by Iranian learners. To this end, two survey instruments, the Strategy Inventory for Language Learning (SILL), and a questionnaire of Critical Thinking, were administered ...  Read More

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The Impact of TBLT on Mechanical Engineering Students’ Achievement and Reading Comprehension in an ESP Course

M. Rahimi; H. Azhegh

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2011, , Pages 49-57


  While there is an expanding literature on the challenges and practicalities of implementing Task-Based Language Teaching (TBLT) in East Asian educational setting, there is a dearth of research with regard to its effectiveness in foreign language settings and West Asian classes.  The purpose of this ...  Read More

English teaching
Validating and Establishing Norms of the Language Learning Styles

R. Nejati

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2010, , Pages 267-275


  A key issue in assessing the learning styles of English as foreign language (EFL) students is the development of a valid and reliable instrument. This paper reports and discusses the results of administering one learning styles questionnaire, which is a further development of Wintergerst , DeCapua (2002) ...  Read More

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Globalization and EFL Curriculum Reform in Iran: Challenges and Opportunities

M. Rahimi; Z. Nabilou

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2009, , Pages 17-26


  This study investigated the relationship between globalization and the necessity for EFL curriculum reform in Iran. It also analyzed challenges and opportunities created for curriculum and syllabus designers in this process. The qualitative analysis of the Perspective of Islamic Republic of Iran in 1404, ...  Read More