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Javadi, Javad; Mohammadi, Mohammad – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
This contribution was an attempt to study the impact of critical discourse-based instruction on Iranian English major language learners' in-depth reading. To this target, Fairclough's three-dimensional model of critical discourse analysis [CDA], with an emphasis on the 10-question model was used. To this end, all undergraduate foreign language…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Reading Comprehension, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Faramarzi, Sajad; Tabrizi, Hossein Heidari; Chalak, Azizeh – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
Video podcasting technology or vodcasting is a burgeoning technological advancement which can make computer assisted language learning more convenient. Video technology is extensively used in traditional L2 classrooms. Yet, video podcasting together with the application of meaningful, logical, reasonable, and challenging tasks is rarely used in…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Saedpanah, Elahe; Dastgoshadeh, Adel – HOW, 2019
This study investigates the comparative effect of teaching collocations through practicing them in literary and non-literary contents. The participants were composed of 30 EFL students selected from a cohort of 52 intermediate students in an English language institute in Sanandaj City, Iran. They were selected based on their scores on the…
Descriptors: Phrase Structure, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Cray, David; McKay, Ruth; Mittelman, Robert – Intercultural Education, 2019
The purpose of this paper is to examine cultural effects on interactions within a Canadian MBA programme delivered in Iran. The analysis helps illuminate some of the important cultural differences between the countries and their importance for international education. The study also illustrates how single cause explanations often provide…
Descriptors: Program Descriptions, Masters Programs, Business Administration Education, Cultural Differences
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Jalalian, Farzad – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2018
The inability of English language learners to recall English concepts is a major challenge faced by teachers. This paper aims to determine the effectiveness of video educational games with a linguistic approach in English language education of the 2nd grade high school students. This is an applied and quasi-experimental study conducted in 2016.…
Descriptors: Video Games, Educational Games, Sampling, Control Groups
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Fazilatfar, Ali M.; Elhambakhsh, S. E.; Allami, Hamid – SAGE Open, 2018
Plagiarism in ESL and EFL learning contexts has become a topic engaging many researchers in a hot debate in recent years. Comparisons of student-generated texts with their source texts have shown that students rely amply on source texts in their writings, using copying as a major strategy. The students themselves relate these problems to their…
Descriptors: Citations (References), Plagiarism, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Rashidi, Nasser; Bahadori Nejad, Zahra – SAGE Open, 2018
The present study was undertaken to explore the practicality and the effect of dynamic assessment on L2 writing ability of Iranian English as a foreign language (EFL) learners. To this end, 17 EFL learners divided into two groups, participated in this article. Then, dynamic assessment procedure was done in three steps, topic-choice,…
Descriptors: Evaluation Methods, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Navaie, Leila Ashegh – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2018
The present study aimed at investigating the effectiveness of the Reciprocal Teaching Procedure (RTP) on reading comprehension of intermediate Iranian EFL learners in Iran. Two intact groups were chosen non-randomly, one as the control group and the other as the experimental group. Then an IELTS reading test was administered to both groups as…
Descriptors: Reciprocal Teaching, Teaching Methods, Reading Comprehension, English (Second Language)
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Molavi, Ahmad; Biria, Reza; Chalak, Azizeh – International Journal of Instruction, 2018
This study aimed at examining the possible effects of teacher motivational practices and student demotivation on the way Iranian English as a Foreign Language (EFL) learners produce request and refusal speech acts. Subsequently, four instruments were selected and administered to the participants under scrutiny. They were: (a) a Quick Placement…
Descriptors: Speech Acts, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Kamali, Mojtaba; Abbasi, Mehdi; Sadighi, Firooz – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2018
This study investigated the effect of dynamic Assessment (DA) on the acquisition of L2 grammar by EFL learners. The focus was on teaching Conditional Type II, or Unreal Conditional, which is a difficult structure for language learners to acquire. To this end, two intact classes of intermediate EFL learners, each consisting of 23 male students were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Namaziandost, Ehsan; Esfahani, Fariba Rahimi; Hashemifarnia, Arash – International Journal of Instruction, 2018
This study examined the effect of using authentic videos on Iranian EFL learners' prosodic ability. To this end, the researcher selected 40 Iranian intermediate students and randomly assigned them in two equal groups; one experimental group and one control group. A pre-test was administered to both groups to make sure that they are homogeneous.…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Intonation
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Kavani, Rezvan; Amjadiparvar, Alireza – Cogent Education, 2018
The current study set out to investigate the effect of strategy-based instruction (SBI) on motivation, self-regulated learning, and reading comprehension ability of Iranian English as a Foreign Language (EFL) learners. To fulfil the purposes of this study, 55 intermediate EFL learners were selected and randomly assigned to two groups including a…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Learning Strategies, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning