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Fallah, Nasser – Educational Psychology, 2017
This study sought to explore the relationship between mindfulness, coping self-efficacy (CSE) and foreign language anxiety (FLA) among a sample of 295 Iranian English as a foreign language (EFL) learners. Further, the capacity of CSE in mediating the relationship between mindfulness and FLA was tested. The participants were administered…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Coping, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Tabari, Mahmoud Abdi – TESL-EJ, 2017
Much research has investigated the role of planning time in second language writing; however, the results show that there are inconsistent findings about the effects of planning time conditions on the complexity of the EFL learners' textual output. The current study attempted to consider the differential effects of planning time conditions in…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Persuasive Discourse
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Rahmanpour, Muhammad; Ahmadi, Mojtaba; Hatami, Mostafa; Mirzaee, Hamzeh – International Education Studies, 2017
The present study seeks to evaluate executive strategies in graduate Curriculum of Isfahan University from the point of view of management and teaching-learning strategies. This study is an applied survey. The population comprised BA students and faculty members of the University of Isfahan. In order to do so, 141 professors and 278 students were…
Descriptors: Management Development, Likert Scales, Questionnaires, College Faculty
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Mashinchi, Aliasghar; Hashemi, Seyed Ahmad; Khani, Kamran Mohammad – International Education Studies, 2017
Today country success in economic, social, political, cultural tendencies etc. … is approved to be the hostages and pawns of coherent and dynamic didactic system. The education and didactic programs for qualification improvement and dynamism need to quantitatively and qualitatively evaluation and scrutiny. Current study started with the goal of…
Descriptors: Teacher Evaluation, Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Evaluation Methods
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Setayesh, Mahnam; Marzban, Amin – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2017
The present study primarily aimed at investigating the effect of Task-Based Language Teaching (TBLT) on development of the Iranian EFL learners' ESP Reading Comprehension Skills. Moreover, it was aimed at investigating the probable difference between the TBLT-instructed students of Law and Mechanical Engineering with respect to their ESP reading…
Descriptors: Task Analysis, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Statistical Analysis
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Bava Harji, Madhubala; Gheitanchian, Mehrnaz – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2017
Albeit Task-Based Language Teaching (TBLT) has been extensively researched, there appears to be limited studies that focus on the effects of multimedia technology (MT) enhanced TBLT approach on EFL development. A study was conducted to examine the effects of a MT imbued TBLT, i.e. Multimedia Task-Based Teaching and Learning (MMTBLT) approach on…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Language Proficiency, Language Fluency, Oral Language
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Nafissi, Zohreh; Rezaeipanah, Fariba; Monsefi, Roya – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2017
Iran's education system is exam-based and to gain admission to universities at undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate levels, candidates have to sit a competitive examination. For this reason, developing an EAP course which prepares the candidates for these examinations is of crucial importance. The present study attempted to develop an EAP…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Pretests Posttests, Needs Assessment, Student Evaluation
Zalzadeh Borazjani, Ashraf – Online Submission, 2017
The purpose of this study is to investigate how learner variables, including language proficiency, motivation, effort, and family background affect Iranian language learners' EFL vocabulary strategy use? Subjects in this study were 450 EFL students (N = 450) at Payam e Noor University, Borazjan, Iran. After a placement test, they were grouped into…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Foreign Countries, Language Proficiency, English (Second Language)
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Khoshsima, Hooshang; Hosseini, Monirosadat; Toroujeni, Seyyed Morteza Hashemi – English Language Teaching, 2017
Advent of technology has caused growing interest in using computers to convert conventional paper and pencil-based testing (Henceforth PPT) into Computer-based testing (Henceforth CBT) in the field of education during last decades. This constant promulgation of computers to reshape the conventional tests into computerized format permeated the…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Correlation
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Ghorbani, Mohammad Reza – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2017
In an attempt to facilitate and foster idiom retention and recall, this study investigated the effect of pictorial and etymological treatments on Iranian undergraduate students' idiom learning. The paired-samples experimental design was used to study 26 students who had registered for the Use of Idioms course at the University of Bojnord (UB). One…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Pretests Posttests, Figurative Language
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Shahbazzadeh, Somayeh; Beliad, Mohammad Reza – International Education Studies, 2017
This study investigates the mediatory role of exercise self-regulation role in the relationship between personality traits and anger management among athletes. The statistical population of this study includes all athlete students of Shar-e Ghods College, among which 260 people were selected as sample using random sampling method. In addition, the…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Self Control, Scores, Path Analysis
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Noughabi, Mostafa Azari – Journal of Education and Practice, 2017
Vocabulary as a significant component of language learning has been widely researched. As well, it is well documented that vocabulary could be learned through listening and reading. In addition, measuring productive vocabulary has been a chief concern among scholars. However, few studies have focused on meaning-focused listening input and its…
Descriptors: Linguistic Input, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Statistical Analysis
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Parsi, Gholamreza – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2017
The present study intended to investigate the possible difference between EAP and EFL learners' beliefs concerning learning and teaching of language components, namely, vocabulary, pronunciation and grammar. Furthermore, this study examined the association between EAP and EFL learners' beliefs and their language components' development. To this…
Descriptors: English for Academic Purposes, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Ravesh, Mahnaz Mahmoudi; Tabrizi, Hossein Heidari – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2017
The present study sought to investigate whether Iranian translation students were successful in comprehending interlanguage pragmatic (ILP) features. Moreover, it tried to figure out whether teaching interlanguage pragmatics proved helpful for the improvement of interpretation ability of Iranian translation students. To this end, 30 students of…
Descriptors: Interlanguage, Pragmatics, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Bayat, Abbas; Jamshidipour, Ahmadreza; Hashemi, Masoud – Online Submission, 2017
This study investigated the continuous influence of applying formative assessment on EFL (English as a foreign language) learners' anxiety and listening efficacy. The participants, divided into an experimental and a control group, were 60 Iranian EFL learners in an English-language institute. This study thus highlights the pedagogical implications…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, College Students, Anxiety, Experimental Groups
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