JTLS is a quarterly open-access double-blind peer-review journal that publishes original articles of high scholarly nature. This journal will accept scholarly articles written only in the English language in the areas of  Language Teaching and Learning and its sub-disciplines. The journal is Q1 according to the latest ISC evaluation leading to 2017.   

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 In 2015 the Board of editors in their meeting decided to revert to the old volume numbers of the Journal of Social Sciences & humanities of Shiraz University (JTLS is an offshoot). This is to save the excellent record of the old journal.  This has taken effect from our spring 2016 issue (35/1).

 

Special issue:

Call for papers

English as a Second Language (ESL) education during and post-COVID-19:

Responses, reflections, and reforms

Publication Information

Publisher:
Shiraz University

Editor-in-Chief:
  Rahman Sahragard

Technical Editor:
  Reza Rezvani

Executive Manager:
  Maryam Khakrangin


Print ISSN: 2008-8191

Online ISSN: 2717-1604

Volume 38 (2019-2020)
Volume 37 (2018-2019)
Volume 36 (2017-2018)
Volume 35 (2016-2017)
Volume 34 (2015-2016)
Volume 33 (2014-2015)
Volume 32 (2013-2014)
Volume 31 (2012-2013)
Volume 30 (2011-2012)
Volume 29 (2010)
Volume 28 (2009)

Journal Metrics

 

Research Paper
Exploring L1 use in English as Foreign Language Classrooms through Activity theory
1. Exploring L1 use in English as Foreign Language Classrooms through Activity theory

Hossein Bozorgian; Sedighe Fallahpour

Volume 39, Issue 3.1 , Autumn 2020, Pages 1-35

Abstract
  This study attempts to examine the amounts, purposes, and reasons for using L1 by teachers as well as the amounts and purposes of its use by students in English as foreign language ...  Read More
Research Paper
Using Graphic Markers to Highlight Syntactic and Emphatic Prosody and its Impact on ESP Readers' Foreign Language Reading Anxiety and Fluency
2. Using Graphic Markers to Highlight Syntactic and Emphatic Prosody and its Impact on ESP Readers' Foreign Language Reading Anxiety and Fluency

Ali Asghar Kargar

Volume 39, Issue 3.1 , Autumn 2020, Pages 37-88

Abstract
  The study aimed at examining the effects of scaffolding ESP readers, by using graphic markers and highlighting syntactic and emphatic prosody, on their Foreign Language Reading Anxiety ...  Read More
Research Paper
Exploring the Impact of Blended, Flipped, and Traditional Teaching Strategies for Teaching Grammar on Iranian EFL Learners' through English Newspaper Articles
3. Exploring the Impact of Blended, Flipped, and Traditional Teaching Strategies for Teaching Grammar on Iranian EFL Learners' through English Newspaper Articles

Farzaneh Khodabandeh; Mohammad Hassan Tharirian

Volume 39, Issue 3.1 , Autumn 2020, Pages 89-129

Abstract
  Following the recent developments in educational technology-integrated learning, interest in the true implementation of flipped and blended classrooms as innovative approaches has become ...  Read More
Research Paper
Investigating Iranian TEFL Ph.D. Candidates’ Professional Identity Development in the Course of their Doctoral Education
4. Investigating Iranian TEFL Ph.D. Candidates’ Professional Identity Development in the Course of their Doctoral Education

Armaghan Qaleshahzari; Esmail Faghih; Massood Yazdanimoghaddam

Volume 39, Issue 3.1 , Autumn 2020, Pages 131-184

Abstract
  The current study investigated the Iranian Teaching English as a Foreign language (TEFL) Ph.D. candidates’ (TPCs) professional identity development during the TEFL Ph.D. education ...  Read More
Research Paper
Foreign Language Education Policy (FLEP) in Iran: Unpacking State Mandates in Major National Policy Documents
5. Foreign Language Education Policy (FLEP) in Iran: Unpacking State Mandates in Major National Policy Documents

Zia Tajeddin; Fariba Chamani

Volume 39, Issue 3.1 , Autumn 2020, Pages 185-215

Abstract
  The worldwide spread of English as the dominant language of globalization has accelerated the development and implementation of Foreign Language Education Policy (FLEP) in many countries. ...  Read More
Research Paper
Improving EFL Learners’ Performance on Receptive-Response and Productive-Response Listening Comprehension Items through Diagnostic vs. Dynamic Assessment
6. Improving EFL Learners’ Performance on Receptive-Response and Productive-Response Listening Comprehension Items through Diagnostic vs. Dynamic Assessment

Ghazaleh Zandi; Kobra Tavassoli; Fateme Nikmard

Volume 39, Issue 3.1 , Autumn 2020, Pages 217-252

Abstract
  Listening comprehension is a challenging skill in EFL contexts and it is necessary to research various aspects of this skill. Therefore, this study tried to investigate EFL learners’ ...  Read More
Exploring the Impact of Blended, Flipped, and Traditional Teaching Strategies for Teaching Grammar on Iranian EFL Learners' through English Newspaper Articles
1. Exploring the Impact of Blended, Flipped, and Traditional Teaching Strategies for Teaching Grammar on Iranian EFL Learners' through English Newspaper Articles

Farzaneh Khodabandeh; Mohammad Hassan Tharirian

Volume 39, Issue 3.1 , Autumn 2020, , Pages 89-129

Abstract
  Following the recent developments in educational technology-integrated learning, interest in the true implementation of flipped and blended classrooms as innovative approaches has become ...  Read More
Improving EFL Learners’ Performance on Receptive-Response and Productive-Response Listening Comprehension Items through Diagnostic vs. Dynamic Assessment
2. Improving EFL Learners’ Performance on Receptive-Response and Productive-Response Listening Comprehension Items through Diagnostic vs. Dynamic Assessment

Ghazaleh Zandi; Kobra Tavassoli; Fateme Nikmard

Volume 39, Issue 3.1 , Autumn 2020, , Pages 217-252

Abstract
  Listening comprehension is a challenging skill in EFL contexts and it is necessary to research various aspects of this skill. Therefore, this study tried to investigate EFL learners’ ...  Read More
Foreign Language Education Policy (FLEP) in Iran: Unpacking State Mandates in Major National Policy Documents
3. Foreign Language Education Policy (FLEP) in Iran: Unpacking State Mandates in Major National Policy Documents

Zia Tajeddin; Fariba Chamani

Volume 39, Issue 3.1 , Autumn 2020, , Pages 185-215

Abstract
  The worldwide spread of English as the dominant language of globalization has accelerated the development and implementation of Foreign Language Education Policy (FLEP) in many countries. ...  Read More
Investigating Iranian TEFL Ph.D. Candidates’ Professional Identity Development in the Course of their Doctoral Education
4. Investigating Iranian TEFL Ph.D. Candidates’ Professional Identity Development in the Course of their Doctoral Education

Armaghan Qaleshahzari; Esmail Faghih; Massood Yazdanimoghaddam

Volume 39, Issue 3.1 , Autumn 2020, , Pages 131-184

Abstract
  The current study investigated the Iranian Teaching English as a Foreign language (TEFL) Ph.D. candidates’ (TPCs) professional identity development during the TEFL Ph.D. education ...  Read More
Exploring L1 use in English as Foreign Language Classrooms through Activity theory
5. Exploring L1 use in English as Foreign Language Classrooms through Activity theory

Hossein Bozorgian; Sedighe Fallahpour

Volume 39, Issue 3.1 , Autumn 2020, , Pages 1-35

Abstract
  This study attempts to examine the amounts, purposes, and reasons for using L1 by teachers as well as the amounts and purposes of its use by students in English as foreign language ...  Read More
Research Paper
The Effect of Blended Online Automated Feedback and Teacher Feedback on EFL Learners’ Essay Writing Ability and Perception
1. The Effect of Blended Online Automated Feedback and Teacher Feedback on EFL Learners’ Essay Writing Ability and Perception

Masumeh Salavatizadeh; Abdorreza Tahriri

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 12 January 2021

Abstract
  Applying both teacher- and computer-generated feedback to foster EFL learners’ writing remains a less explored issue. The purpose of this study was two-fold. Firstly, it examined ...  Read More
Research Paper
Applying Cooperative and Individual Offline Planning in Speaking Classes: A Comparison of Impulsive and Reflective EFL Learners
2. Applying Cooperative and Individual Offline Planning in Speaking Classes: A Comparison of Impulsive and Reflective EFL Learners

Hamid Marashi; Mina Gholami

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 18 January 2021

Abstract
  This study investigated the effect of two different types of offline planning, namely cooperative and individual, on the oral proficiency of impulsive and reflective EFL learners. Accordingly, ...  Read More
Research Paper
The Efficacy of Classroom Flipping on Iranian Intermediate EFL Learners’ Engagement and their Perception of the Flipped Classroom Model
3. The Efficacy of Classroom Flipping on Iranian Intermediate EFL Learners’ Engagement and their Perception of the Flipped Classroom Model

Esmaeel Ali Salimi; maedeh karimabadi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 23 January 2021

Abstract
  Regarding problems with traditional models of instruction, EFL learners need to exercise innovative models of learning. For this purpose, flipped classroom instruction may render effective ...  Read More

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