Research Paper
Development of Fluency, Accuracy, and Complexity in Productive Skills of EFL learners across Gender and Proficiency: A Chaos Complexity Approach
1. Development of Fluency, Accuracy, and Complexity in Productive Skills of EFL learners across Gender and Proficiency: A Chaos Complexity Approach

Seyyed Taher Alavi; karim Sadeghi

Volume 35, Issue 4 , Winter 2017, Pages 1-35

Abstract
  This study was an attempt to investigate the developmental rate of fluency, accuracy and complexity among 12 EFL learners within the framework of chaos complexity theory. To carry out ...  Read More
Research Paper
An Empirical Examination of the Association between Individual Differences Variables and Writing Performance of Iranian EFL Learners
2. An Empirical Examination of the Association between Individual Differences Variables and Writing Performance of Iranian EFL Learners

Omid Mallahi; Seyyed Mohammadreza Amirian; Gholamreza Zareian; Seyyed Mohammadreza Adel

Volume 35, Issue 4 , Winter 2017, Pages 37-70

Abstract
  The present study was designed to initially test a model of the role of a set of cognitive (namely, aptitude and working memory) and motivational (namely, language learning goals, self-efficacy ...  Read More
Research Paper
Task Condition and EFL Learners’ Individual Differences: The Mediation of Tolerance of Ambiguity and Self-efficacy
3. Task Condition and EFL Learners’ Individual Differences: The Mediation of Tolerance of Ambiguity and Self-efficacy

Mahmoud Reza Atai; Alireza Zaré Alanagh

Volume 35, Issue 4 , Winter 2017, Pages 71-102

Abstract
  Drawing on Robinson’s cognition hypothesis, the study attempted to examine how task conditions influence EFL learners’ oral performance and whether learners’ individual ...  Read More
Research Paper
Task Complexity Manipulation and Accuracy in Writing Performance
4. Task Complexity Manipulation and Accuracy in Writing Performance

Laleh Fakhraee Faruji; Farid Ghaemi

Volume 35, Issue 4 , Winter 2017, Pages 103-132

Abstract
  This study aimed to investigate the impact of task sequencing, along +/- reasoning demands dimension, on writing task performance in terms of accuracy.  The study was motivated ...  Read More
Research Paper
Can Scaffolding Mechanisms of Structuring and Problematizing Facilitate the Transfer of Genre-based Knowledge to Another Discourse Mode?
5. Can Scaffolding Mechanisms of Structuring and Problematizing Facilitate the Transfer of Genre-based Knowledge to Another Discourse Mode?

Mahboobeh Mortazavi; Manoochehr Jafarigohar; Afsar Roohi

Volume 35, Issue 4 , Winter 2017, Pages 133-156

Abstract
  A pivotal issue in research on writing concerns whether the knowledge of how genres are constructed and learned in one discipline/genre can be transferred to other contexts, genres, ...  Read More
Research Paper
A Multimodal Approach toward Teaching for Transfer: A Case of Team-Teaching in ESAP Writing Courses
6. A Multimodal Approach toward Teaching for Transfer: A Case of Team-Teaching in ESAP Writing Courses

zohreh Gooniband Shooshtari; Alireza Jalilifar; Somaye Biparva Haghighi

Volume 35, Issue 4 , Winter 2017, Pages 157-190

Abstract
  This paper presents a detailed examination of learning transfer from an English for Specific Academic Purposes course to authentic discipline-specific writing tasks. To enhance transfer ...  Read More