Volume 3, Issue 2

 

ارسال های اخیر

  • The Role of Motivation in ESP Reading Comprehension Test Performance 

    Tavakoli, Mansoor (Teaching English Language and Literature Society of Iran (TELLSI)انجمن آموزش زبان و ادبیات انگلیسی ایران (تلسی), 2009-07-01)
    The purpose of this study was to investigate the role of motivation in ESP reading comprehension tests at the university level in Iran. For the study, 245 students from different majors (literature, economics, medicine, ...

  • ELT Educational Context, Teacher Intuition and Learner Hidden Agenda 

    پدیدآور نامشخص (Teaching English Language and Literature Society of Iran (TELLSI)انجمن آموزش زبان و ادبیات انگلیسی ایران (تلسی), 2009-07-01)
    This study, first, attempted to explore the conflict between EFL teacher intuition or concepts and learner's accounts of the distinctive features of Communicative Language Teaching (CLT), and second to investigate the ...

  • Writing Assessment Perspective: Too Simplistic or too Sophisticated? 

    Nemati, Majid؛ Ahmadi Shirazi, Masoumeh (Teaching English Language and Literature Society of Iran (TELLSI)انجمن آموزش زبان و ادبیات انگلیسی ایران (تلسی), 2009-07-01)
    Writing ability is perhaps one of the most challenging constructs to be defined. For writing assessment to be valid indicator of the ability in question, there is a need for a theoretical basis. The uncertainty about the ...

  • Examining Washback of Language Assessment within an Educational Context: Voices from Teachers and Examiners 

    Tajeddin, Zia؛ Estaji, Masoomeh (Teaching English Language and Literature Society of Iran (TELLSI)انجمن آموزش زبان و ادبیات انگلیسی ایران (تلسی), 2009-07-01)
    Teaching enriches students' learning contents, while assessment evaluates students' learning results. In recent decades, assessment has gained increased attention in EFL education. One of the important issues in the practice ...

  • Validating a Self-assessment Questionnaire on Vocabulary Knowledge 

    Alavi, Seyyed Mohammad؛ Akbarian, Is'haaq (Teaching English Language and Literature Society of Iran (TELLSI)انجمن آموزش زبان و ادبیات انگلیسی ایران (تلسی), 2009-07-01)
    formats and procedures to measure vocabulary knowledge. This study investigated a) the relationship between EFL learners' self-rating of vocabulary knowledge on a newly designed self-assessment questionnaire and their ...

  • Effects of Lexical Elaborative Devices on Second Language Vocabulary Acquisition: Evidence from Reading 

    Marefat, Fahime؛ Moradian, Mahmoodreza (Teaching English Language and Literature Society of Iran (TELLSI)انجمن آموزش زبان و ادبیات انگلیسی ایران (تلسی), 2009-07-01)
    The present study investigates the effects of explicit and implicit lexical elaboration devices on the acquisition of L2 vocabulary acquisition through reading by 99 Iranian freshman students in Iran. The primary research ...

  • TEFL Program Evaluation at Master's Level in Iran 

    Foroozandeh, Elham؛ Riazi, Abdolmehdi؛ Sadighi, Firooz (Teaching English Language and Literature Society of Iran (TELLSI)انجمن آموزش زبان و ادبیات انگلیسی ایران (تلسی), 2009-07-01)
    This paper reports part of a large-scale study designed based on Stufflebeam's CIPP Model (2002) to evaluate the TEFL curriculum in MA program implemented at nine major universities in Iran with regard to the Official ...

  • The Iranian Students & Teachers' Perceptions of the Role of Explicit Grammar Instruction & Error Correction 

    Fazilatfar, Ali Mohammad؛ Beedel, Morteza (Teaching English Language and Literature Society of Iran (TELLSI)انجمن آموزش زبان و ادبیات انگلیسی ایران (تلسی), 2009-07-01)
    Grammar instruction and error correction are among the most hotly debated issues in second as well as foreign language education. Second language researchers and language educators have expressed different and sometimes ...

  • On the Effects of Help Options in MCALL Programs on the Listening Comprehension of EFL Learners 

    Babaie Shalmani, Hamed (Teaching English Language and Literature Society of Iran (TELLSI)انجمن آموزش زبان و ادبیات انگلیسی ایران (تلسی), 2009-07-01)
    This research compared the effects of two types of help options (subtitles and transcripts) in a multimedia listening unit on EFL learners' comprehension of an academic lecture. To this end, the two experimental groups ...

  • Incidental Focus on Form: Does Proficiency Matter? 

    Mohammadnia, Zhila؛ Gholami, Javad (Teaching English Language and Literature Society of Iran (TELLSI)انجمن آموزش زبان و ادبیات انگلیسی ایران (تلسی), 2009-07-01)
    This study examines how five experienced EFL teachers spontaneously initiated preemptive focus on form episodes (FFEs) to draw attention to form in elementary and advanced levels. In addition, the study also investigates ...

  • EFL Verbal Humor Appreciation 

    پدیدآور نامشخص (Teaching English Language and Literature Society of Iran (TELLSI)انجمن آموزش زبان و ادبیات انگلیسی ایران (تلسی), 2009-07-01)
    The use of verbal humor in an L2 class has often been a great challenge to the teachers and materialsdevelopers, as it is felt to require great linguistic, social and cultural competence. This feeling has led the instructors ...