Research Paper
THE GENERIC STRUCTURE OF ACKNOWLEDGMENTS IN PERSIAN DISSERTATIONS
1. THE GENERIC STRUCTURE OF ACKNOWLEDGMENTS IN PERSIAN DISSERTATIONS

Minoo Alemi; Atefeh Rezanejad

Volume 34, Issue 4 , Winter 2016, Pages 1-28

Abstract
  Acknowledgments are vital since students/researchers can demonstrate their genuine appreciation through them and more importantly shape their (local/global) academic identity. In line ...  Read More
Research Paper
TEXTUAL AND INTER-TEXTUAL ANALYSES OF IRANIAN EFL UNDERGRADUATES’ TYPES OF ENGLISH READING TOWARDS DEVELOPING A CAREFUL READING FRAMEWORK
2. TEXTUAL AND INTER-TEXTUAL ANALYSES OF IRANIAN EFL UNDERGRADUATES’ TYPES OF ENGLISH READING TOWARDS DEVELOPING A CAREFUL READING FRAMEWORK

Asma Dabiri; Naser Rashidi; Mahbobeh Saadat; Rahman Sahragard; Zahra Alimorad

Volume 34, Issue 4 , Winter 2016, Pages 29-55

Abstract
  This study investigated textual and inter-textual reading of a group of Iranian EFL undergraduates’ careful English reading types. In this research, Khalifa and Weir’s (2009) ...  Read More
Research Paper
TEACHERS AS REFLECTIVE PRACTITIONERS: A SURVEY ON IRANIAN ENGLISH TEACHERS’ REFLECTIVE PRACTICE
3. TEACHERS AS REFLECTIVE PRACTITIONERS: A SURVEY ON IRANIAN ENGLISH TEACHERS’ REFLECTIVE PRACTICE

Golsa Faghihi; Mohammad Reza Anani Sarab

Volume 34, Issue 4 , Winter 2016, Pages 57-86

Abstract
  Reflective teaching, which has gained the status of an integral element of teacher pedagogy, is still an elusive concept, probably because it is merely attainable when teachers are ...  Read More
Research Paper
ACADEMIC WRITING REVISITED: A PHRASEOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF APPLIED LINGUISTICS HIGH-STAKE GENRES FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF LEXICAL BUNDLES
4. ACADEMIC WRITING REVISITED: A PHRASEOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF APPLIED LINGUISTICS HIGH-STAKE GENRES FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF LEXICAL BUNDLES

Hassan Jalali; Gholam Reza Zarei

Volume 34, Issue 4 , Winter 2016, Pages 87-114

Abstract
  Lexical bundles are frequent word combinations that commonly appear in different registers. They have been the subject of much research in the area of corpus linguistics during the ...  Read More
Research Paper
IMPACT OF SYNCHRONOUS COMPUTER-MEDIATED COMMUNICATION ON EFL LEARNERS’ COLLABORATION: A QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS
5. IMPACT OF SYNCHRONOUS COMPUTER-MEDIATED COMMUNICATION ON EFL LEARNERS’ COLLABORATION: A QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS

Azadeh Mozafarian Pour; Abdorreza Tahriri

Volume 34, Issue 4 , Winter 2016, Pages 115-140

Abstract
  For the last two decades, computers have entered people’s lives in an unprecedented manner in a way that almost everybody considers life without them rather impossible. In recent ...  Read More
Research Paper
THREE TYPES OF COMMENTS ON CONTENT: TEACHER VS. PEER FEEDBACK
6. THREE TYPES OF COMMENTS ON CONTENT: TEACHER VS. PEER FEEDBACK

Leila Tajik; Maryam Fakhari; Maryam Hashamdar; Somayeh Habib Zadeh

Volume 34, Issue 4 , Winter 2016, Pages 141-166

Abstract
  This study was conducted to examine the effect of three types of comments, i.e. imperatives, questions, and statements, with different communicative purposes, i.e. giving information ...  Read More