Volume 5, Issue 2 (6-2015)  

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Vol.5, Issue2, June2015


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THE EFFECTS OF TYPES OF ASSESSMENT (CLOZE, OPEN- ENDED, TRUE/ FALSE) ON IRANIAN UPPER INTERMEDIATE MALE AND FEMALE EFL LEARNERS' READING COMPREHENSION PROFICIENCY………………………………………………………………..……….12
Saeideh Ahangari, Zahra Ghorbani and Zahra Hassanzadeh
THE EFFECT OF READING ACADEMIC TEXTS ON LEARNING AND RETENTION OF ACADEMIC VOCABULARY: INVESTIGATING THE ROLE OF MODEL ESSAY…………….………22
Mohammad Sadegh Alijany, Niloofar Mansoory and Hoda Divsar
EFFECTIVENESS OF WASHBACK IN LANGUAGE TESTING: ANALYZING THE VALIDITY AND RELIANILITY………………………………………………………………………………………………..…33
Mohammad A. Altowaim
THE IMPACT OF CONTRASTIVE ANALYSIS BASED PRONUNCIATION TEACHING ON IRANIAN EFL LEARNERS' LISTENING COMPREHENSION…………………………………………..39
Mojgan Aminaei and Shahrokh Jahandar
EFFECT OF CALL-BASED AND FLASH CARD-BASED TECHNIQUES OF TEACHING ON THE TARGET LANGUAGE VOCABULARY LEARNING……………………………………………………..49
Behzad Barkat and Naeemeh Aminafshar
THE RELATIONSHIP AMONG LINGUISTIC INTELLIGENCE, ETHNIC IDENTITY, AND BILINGUAL IRANIAN EFL LEARNERS‘ READING COMPREHENSION…………………………….55
Amir Reza Nemat Tabrizi and Foad Amjadi
THE EVALUATION OF TOP NOTCH SERIES FOR INTENSIVE LANGUAGE COURSE FROM IMAM ALI TEACHERS‘ AND STUDENTS‘ PERSPECTIVE……………………………………………...66
Saman Ebadi and Hossein Bakhshi
A CROSS-CULTURAL STUDY OF COMPLIMENT RESPONSE PATTERNS ACROSS GENDER IN PERSIAN AND ENGLISH………………………………………………………………………………….…78
Saman Ebadi, Maryam Beigzadeh and Sajad Sabzevari
THE EFFECT OF TEXT RECONSTRUCTION ON IRANIAN INTERMEDIATE EFL LEARNERS‘ WRITING PERFORMANCE…………………………………………………………………………….……93
Mitra Borji and Masoumeh Arjmandi
THE EFFECT OF DEICTIC EXPRESSIONS ON IRANIAN INTERMEDIATE EFL LEARNERS‘ TEXT INTERPRETATION………………………………………………………………………………………..…100
Hamed Damnia and Masoomeh Arjmandi
LEARNER-CENTERED APPROACHES OF LANGUAGE TEACHING AT THE SERVICE OF LANGUAGE INSTRUCTORS IN HONG KONG…………………………………………………………109
Sepeedeh Hanifehzadeh and Sara Ebrahimi
THE IMPACT OF SPEECH RATE ON IRANIAN INTERMEDIATE EFL LEARNERS' LISTENING COMPREHENSION ABILITY…………………………………………………………………………….…119
Azadeh Ebrahimzadeh Maboud and Morteza Khodabandehlou
THE EFFECT OF USING IELTS SPEAKING CORPUS (ISC) ON IRANIAN EFL LEARNERS‘ SPEAKING ABILITY ACROSS GENDER……………………………………………………………….…126
Aghigh Edalatkhah and Masoumeh Arjmandi
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A COMPARISON OF IELTS SPEAKING ASSESSMENT CRITERIA AND AN IELTS PREPARATION BOOK IN TERMS OF SPEAKING STRATEGIES………………………………………………………….135
Touran Ahour and Saeideh Entezari Maleki
IRANIAN EFL LEARNERS‘ CRITICAL THINKING AND THEIR LISTENING COMPREHENSION TEST PERFORMANCE……………………………………………………………………………….……..146
Zohreh Seifori and Farhad Golpour
THE ROLE OF BRAINSTORMING IN ENHANCING IRANIAN EFL LEARNERS‘ SPEAKING PROGRESS AND ACHIEVEMENT…………………………………………………………………...……157
Ali Hamideh, Mohammad Rostampour and Seyed Jamal Abdorahimzadeh
PROFESSIONAL BURNOUT FROM SOCIAL COMPARISON THEORY: A CASE OF IRANIAN ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHERS…………………………………………………………………….…170
Jaleh Hassaskhah, Maryam Danaye Tous and Niloufar Saber
THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ASSERTIVENESS AND WRITING ABILITY AMONG IRANIAN INTERMEDIATE EFL LEARNERS……………………………………………………………………….…182
Mohsen Hosseinzadeh Kakroudi, Fereidoon Vahdany and Hoda Divsar
ON THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN COGNITIVE STYLES AND WRITING SKILL OF IRANIAN EFL STUDENTS OF UNIVERSITY………………………………………………………………………….194
Tayyebeh Javadi Shalmani, Fereidoon Vahdany and Hoda Divsar
THE EFFECT OF RECAST ON THE IMPROVEMENT OF IRANIAN EFL LEARNERS‘ SPEAKING ABILITY……………………………………………………………………………………………………..…203
Somayeh Kishani Farahani and Mohammad Reza Khodashenas
THE EFFECTS OF USING BI-LINGUAL TASKS ON IRANIAN EFL LEARNERS' PREPOSITION ERRORS……..…………………………………………………………………………………………………209
Sara Kianoory
THE PROMISING FUNCTION OF CULTURE INCLUSION IN ELT EDUCATION.…………………………………………………………………………………………………215
Marzieh Mehrnoush and Sima Sayadian
TASK SELF- ASSESSMENT AND READING SKILL OF EFL STUDENTS………………………………………………………………………………………….…………219
Shahin Sheikh and Seyedeh Masoumeh Mirhashem
WORDS OF DOOM IN WINTER POEMS AKHAVAN SALES…………………………………………223
Mohammad Behnamfar, Golnaz Mirsalari and Seyed Mehdi Rahimi
THE ROLE OF IRANIAN EFL STUDENTS FEEDBACK ON TEACHING IN THEIR READING ACHIEVEMENT………………………………………………………………………………………………233
Reza Nejati and Abdolhossein Molaee
FREQUENCY OF OCCURRENCE AND THE LEARNING OF COLLOCATIONS………………………………………………………………………………………..……241
Bahman Motaei
ISSUES IN VOCABULARY LEARNING AND TEACHING………………………………………….…247
Mohammad Nowbakht, Ahmad Moinzadeh and Azizollah Dabaghi
THE EFFECT OF INFORMATION GAP ACTIVITIES ON SPEAKING ABILITY OF IRANIAN FEMALE STUDENTS………………………………………………………………………………………...260
Ebrahim Panjehkoubi, Alireza Bonyadi and Farahnaz Rimani Nikou
AN INVESTIGATION INTO AUTHENTICITY OF IRANIAN HIGH SCHOOL ENGLISH TEXTBOOKS……………………………………………………………………………………..……………268
Toran Ahour and Samira Rahbar
ANALYZING THE ROLE OF TEACHER FOLLOW UP MOVES IN CONTENT-BASED CLASSROOMS AMONG IRANIAN TEFL AND ENGLISH LITERATURE LEARNERS………………………………………………………………………………………….…………276
Ziba Sadighi Tasuj and Tayebeh Samadi
THE EFFECT OF DIRECT AND PEER FEEDBACK ON ACCURACY OF EFL LEARNERS‘ WRITTEN PERFORMANCE………………………………………………………………………………………..……296
Mir Reza Khorasani and Azizeh sadzadeh
THE EFFECTS OF CONTENT-BASED INSTRUCTION ON THE WRITING SKILLS OF IRANIAN INTERMEDIATE EFL LEARNERS…………………………………………………………………………309
Hooshang Khoshsima, Mehrdad Azad and Farshid Saeedi
THE EFFECT OF USING TEACHER MADE SCORING CHECKLIST ON IRANIAN ADVANCED EFL LEARNERS‘ COMPOSITION SCORES…………………………………………………………….…321
Mojtaba Safaie and Ramin Rahimy
SOME BASIC GUIDELINES ON TEACHING ENGLISH AS A SECOND/FOREIGN LANGUAGE…………………………………………………………………………………………………..330
Taher Sarhady
A CLOSER LOOK AT LEARNERS‘ USE OF DEFINITE AND INDEFINITE ARTICLES…………………………………………………………..…………………………………………337
Fereidoon Vahdany, Zohreh Sarvarahmadi and Hoda Divsar
A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF THE MACRO-STRUCTURE FEATURES OF RESEARCH ARTICLE INTRODUCTIONS IN THE FIELDS OF SOCIOLOGY AND LINGUISTICS………………………………………………………….………………………………………347
Sara Shahab and Nader Assadi Aidinlou
AN INVESTIGATION OF THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE AND THINKING STYLES AMONG IRANIAN EFL LEARNERS…………...…………………………………356
Noushin Shiravand and Abollah Sarani
THE COMPARISON AND ANALYSIS OF MACRO-STRUCTURE SCHEMATIZATION OF ENGLISH AND PERSIAN BLURBS……………………………………………………...…………………361
Saman Ebadi and Fereshteh Shirzad
THE VERBAL INPUT IMPACT OF WORKING-CLASS VS. MIDDLE-CLASS MOTHERS ON THE LANGUAGE ACQUISITION OF IRANIAN CHILDREN………………………………..………………371
Rozi Souzanzan and Firooz Sadighi
REPAIR OPERATIONS AND GENDER DIFFERENCES IN ORAL DISCOURSE OF IRANIAN EFL STUDENTS……………………………………………………………………………………….……………381
Amirhossein Talebi and Ahmad R. Lotfi
THE IMPACT OF PRAGMATIC AWARENESS TECHNIQUES ON EFL LEARNER 'S REAL LIFE USE OF L2…………………………………………………………………………………………..…………390
Masoud Khalili Sabet and Nushin Veisy
A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF LEANING STYLES AND STRATEGIES ADOPTED BY HIGH AND LOW PROFICIENT EFL LEARNERS: AN IRANIAN CASE……………………………………………………………………………………………………………401
Zohreh Seifoori and Mohammad Ali Yaghchi
THE EFFECT OF DISCUSSION-BASED ACTIVITIES ON THE SPEAKING ABILITY OF IRANIAN INTERMEDIATE EFL FEMALE ENGLISH LEARNERS………………………………………………....412
Sohrab Yarahmadi, Alireza Bonyadi and Farahnaz Rimaninikou
THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN IRANIAN EFL LEARNERS‘ EMOTIONAL QUOTIENT (EQ) AND THEIR LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY………………………………………………………………….……420
Hamid Hosseinpoor, Mohammad Taghvaee and Ali Zangoei
THE EFFECT OF PLANNED DISCUSSION ON PARAMETERS OF SPEAKING SKILL OF IRANIAN INTERMEDIATE EFL FEMALE ENGLISH LEARNERS…………………………………………………434
Sohrab Yarahmadi, Alireza Bonyadi and Farahnaz Rimani Nikou
UNIVERSITY PROFESSORS‘ AND STUDENTS‘ PERCEPTIONS AND SATISFACTION TOWARD ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING E-LEARNING EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM……………………………………………………………………………………………………..…444
Sara Pourbonakdar and Fahime Mohamadi Khanaposhtani
SELF- ASSESSMENT TASK AND READING SKILL OF EFL STUDENTS………………………….….451
Shahin Sheikh and Seyedeh Masoumeh Mirhashem
IRANIAN EFL LEARNERS‘ PERCEPTION OF TEACHING IMPOLITENESS: GENDER IN FOCUS…………………………………………………………………………………………………….……456
Maryam Babapour and Biook Behnam
THE EFFECT OF SELF-CORRECTION AND PEER-CORRECTION ON EFL LEARNERS‘ WRITING ACCURACY IMPROVEMENT ACROSS PROFICIENCY…………………………………………..……465
Saeideh Ahangari and Maryam Babapour
THE EFFECT OF GENRE-BASED APPROACH ON ENHANCING WRITING SKILL OF IRANIAN LAW STUDENTS…………………………………………………………………………………………..…474
Kazem Najmi
THE COMPARATIVE EFFECT OF COMPETITIVE LEARNING AND COOPERATIVE LEARNING ON IRANIAN EFL LEARNERS‘ VOCABULARY RETENTION……………………………………….484
Zohreh Seifoori and Pezhman Nourzad Haradasht
THE EFFECT OF GENRE-BASED CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION OF ESP ON ENHANCING READING COMPREHENSION PROFICIENCY OF IRANIAN LAW STUDENTS………………………………………………………………………………………………….…492
Kazem Najmi
THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN TASK BASED LANGUAGE PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT AND COGNITION HYPOTHESIS…………………………………………………………………………………501
Saedeh Ahangari and Pezhman Nourzad Haradasht
DATA GATHERING INSTRUMENTS IN CROSS CULTURAL PRAGMATICS………………………507
Zahra Loghmani
DEVELOPMENT AND CONSTRUCT VALIDATION OF THE PRONUNCIATION BARRIERS QUESTIONNAIRE (PBQ) IN IRAN……………………………………………………………………...…515
Hamed Ghaemi, Fariba Zanjani and Soudabe Rezakhah Khadem
UNIVERSITY PROFESSORS‘ AND STUDENTS‘ PERCEPTIONS AND SATISFACTION TOWARD ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING E-LEARNING EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM………………………………………………………………………………………………………..520
Sara Pourbonakdar and Fahime Mohamadi Khanaposhtani
IRANIAN SECONDARY SCHOOL EFL STUDENTS‘ ATTITUDES TOWARD CORRECTION OF ORAL ERRORS………………………………………………………………………………………………..527
Vahid Safari Zand
THE REASONING TOWARDS USING DYNAMIC ASSESSMENT IN EFL (ENGLISH AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE) EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM IN IRAN………………………………………….534
Saeideh Ahangari and khodaverdi Alizadeh
A SOCIOLINGUISTIC INVESTIGATION OF ENGLISH TEXTBOOKS (A CASE STUDY: GENERAL ENGLISH IN AHAR AZAD UNIVERSITY)…………………………………………………………….…541
Zohreh Seifoori and Khodaverdi Alizadeh
THE STUDY OF USING POLITENESS STRATEGIES IN REQUEST BY IRANIAN UNIVERSITY STUDENTS………………………………………………………………………………………………….…547
Biook Behnam and Farhad Golpour
THE COMPARISON OF COMPUTER ASSISTED TEACHING AND TRADITIONAL EXPLICIT METHOD IN LEARNING/TEACHING ENGLISH VOCABULARY………………………………….554
Sirous Izadpanah and Jafar Asadi
STATE-OF-THE-ART ARTICLE: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW OF DISCOURSE ANALYSIS IN ENGLISH AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE: FOCUS ON IRANIAN CONTEXT…………………………………………………………………………………………………….570
Hojat Jodaei and Saeed Ghaniabadi
THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SELF-ASSESSMENT AND READING SKILL OF FEMALE EFL STUDENTS………………………………………………………………………………………………….…580
Shahin Sheikh and Seyedeh Masoumeh Mirhashem
THE EFFECT OF MI-ORIENTED LANGUAGE TEACHING ON READING COMPREHENSION OF IRANIAN TECHNICAL AND VOCATIONAL COLLEGE STUDENTS…………………………………………………………………………………………………….586
Zohreh Seifoori and Milad Ramezani
THE STUDY OF THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE AND WRITING SKILL ON IRANIAN EFL LEARNERS…………………………………………………………………..…595
Mohammad Shams Nosrati and Ghasem Aghajanzadeh Kiasi


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