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International Journal of Language Studies (IJLS) – volume 12(3) By Mohammad Ali Salmani Nodoushan
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PAPERS IN THIS ISSUE: On the impact of differential item functioning on test fairness: A Rasch modeling approach (1-14) by Hossein KARAMI; The effect of focalized narrative texts on reading... More > comprehension of EFL learners at Arak University (15-30) by Mahsa YAZDANI GHAREHAGHAJ & Zargham GHAPANCHI; Explicit instruction of form in a task-based learning environment (31-54) by Joy WEIGAND; Gender differences in Iranian EFL learners’ textese and digitalk (55-72) by Azizeh CHALAK; The effect of mediational artifacts on EFL learners’ reading comprehension performance (73-90) by Parisa DAFTARIFARD; EFL learners' proficiency level and critical thinking: The case of Iraqi university students (91-108) by Abbas Ali REZAEE & Lihadh MUBARAK; Inferring logical relations by male and female EFL learners (109-130) by Esmaeel ABDOLLAHZADEH< Less
International Journal of Language Studies (IJLS) – volume 12(2) By Mohammad Ali Salmani Nodoushan
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Percentage of L1-based errors in ESL: An update on Ellis (1985) (François Pichette & Justyna Leśniewska, pp. 1-16); Exploring novice and experienced Iranian EFL teachers’... More > beliefs representations: A more vivid picture (Saeed Mehrpour & Meisam Moghaddam, pp. 17-50); Movie-generated EFL writing: Discovering the act of writing through visual literacy practices (Nargess Hekmati, Sue-san Ghahremani Ghajar & Hossein Navidinia, pp. 51-64); Parental perceptions toward and practices of heritage language maintenance: Focusing on the United States and Canada (Feng Liang, pp. 65-86); You could so easily od like: Clause final and other pragmatic functions of like in Liverpool English speech (Manel Herat, pp. 87-112); A comprehensive survey on the etymology of three Avestan words: ‘Pairikā’, ‘Xnąϑaiti-’ and ‘Gaṇdarəβa-’ (Farrokh Hajiani & Mohsen Mahmoodi, pp. 113-130); A semiotics representation of outdoor HIV/AIDS pictorial campaign messages in Benin Metropolis, Nigeria (Patience Obiageri Solomon-Etefia, pp. 131-158)< Less
International Journal of Language Studies (IJLS) – volume 12(1) By Mohammad Ali Salmani Nodoushan
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PAPERS : Public health reasoning: The contribution of pragmatics (Louise CUMMINGS, pp. 1-18); Indirectly reporting grammatical, lexical and morphological errors (Alessandro CAPONE, pp. 19-36);... More > Exploring attitude and test-driven motivation towards English at Chinese universities (Junping HOU, Hanneke LOERTS & Marjolijn H. VERSPOOR, pp. 37-60); Toward a taxonomy of errors in Iranian EFL learners’ basic-level writing (Mohammad Ali SALMANI NODOUSHAN, pp. 61-78); A structural move analysis of research article introduction sub-genre: A comparative study of native and Iranian writers in applied linguistics (Arezou PASHAPOUR, Farid GHAEMI & Mohammad HASHAMDAR, pp. 79-106); Teaching English pronunciation beyond intelligibility (Frans HERMANS & Peter SLOEP, pp. 107-124); Complexity and likely influence of teachers’ and learners’ beliefs about speaking practice: Effects on and implications for communicative approaches (Edgar Emmanuell GARCÍA-PONCE, Troy CRAWFORD, M. Martha LENGELING & Irasema MORA-PABLO, pp. 125-146)< Less
International Journal of Language Studies (IJLS) – volume 11(2) By Mohammad Ali Salmani Nodoushan
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PAPERS IN THIS ISSUE: A rhetoric-thematic analysis of surah "Waqi'a" (1-16); Studying Chinese as a foreign language: Learner attitudes and language learning (17-40); Iconicity in the... More > syntactic structure of Mandarin Chinese (41-66); The impact of English versus Persian songs on Iranian EFL learners’ mastery of English letters (67-88); The role of culture in cooperative learning (89-120); The interface between ESP, genre analysis, and rhetorical structure analysis (121-160); Four key focus on form options (161-171); Book Review (172-185)< Less
International Journal of Language Studies (IJLS) – volume 11(3) By Mohammad Ali Salmani Nodoushan
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PAPERS IN THIS SPECIAL ISSUE ON ESP: Editorial (1-12); Parallel ESAP courses: What are they? Why do we need them? (13-30); Translation, ESP and corpus studies: Bridging the gap in a French context... More > (31-52); Multimodal L2 Composition: EAP in the digital era (53-72); Mapping specialized domains through a wide-angled interdisciplinary approach: The case of British higher education and research (73-94); An interdisciplinary approach to ESP: The milieu, discourse and culture of American technological risk companies (95-132); A multi-dimensional analysis of legal American English: Real-life and cinematic representations compared (133-150); E-portfolios as professional identities for university learners in an English for Communication and Media program (151-166)< Less
International Journal of Language Studies (IJLS) – volume 11(4) By Mohammad Ali Salmani Nodoushan
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PAPERS IN THIS SPECIAL ISSUE ON ESP: Editorial (1-3); Translating the Sufi dictionary into English: Challenges and constraints (5-30); Go ask Alice! The voice of medicine and the voice of lifeworld... More > on a website (31-56); CLIL and ESP: Synergies and mutual inspiration (57-76); The popularisation of science via TED talks (77-106); Supporting multilingualism in academic writing (107-130); UK University websites: A multimodal, corpus-based analysis (131-152); ‘Re-scaling’ the discourse of immigrant integration: The role of definitions (153-172); An attempt at redefining legal English contexts (173-191)< Less
International Journal of Language Studies (IJLS) – volume 11(1) By Mohammad Ali Salmani Nodoushan
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Language acquisition socialization: Sociocognitive and complexity theory perspectives; by Assia BAGHDADI (pp. 1-22); The impact of background knowledge on test performance: A multivariate G-theory... More > approach; by Seyyed Mohammad ALAVI & Hossein KARAMI (pp. 23-44); A pragmatic analysis of diminutives in Palestinian society; by Mahmood K. M. ESHRETEH (pp. 45-62); Second language teacher education: Preparing teachers for the needs of second language learners; by Aseel KANAKRI (pp. 63-94); Exploring a novice Chinese EFL teacher’s writing beliefs and practices: A systemic functional perspective; by Xiaodong ZHANG (pp. 95-118); A pragma-semiotic analysis of the Catholic bishops’ communiqué on the Ebola epidemic: Impact on the University of Ibadan Catholic faithful; by Patience Obiageri SOLOMON-ETEFIA & Gerald Okechukwu NWEYA (pp. 119-142); Book Review by Azizeh Chalak (pp. 143-151).< Less
International Journal of Language Studies (IJLS) – volume 10(4) By Mohammad Ali Salmani Nodoushan
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Esmaeel Ali SALIMI, Mohammad Meisam SAFARZADEH & Abbas MONFARED: Teaching grammar: Language teachers' cognition and classroom practices (1-18); Alessandro CAPONE: Slurring in indirect-reporting... More > (19-36); Ricardo CASAN-PITARCH: Case study on banks' webpages: The use of personal pronouns (37-58); Yuxiu HU: A longitudinal study on the extent of Mandarin influence on the acquisition of English (59-76); Abbas Ali REZAEE & Mahsa GHANBARPOUR: The measurement paradigm and role of mediators in dynamic assessment: A qualitative meta-synthesis (77-108); Ali KAZEMI: Hedging in academic writing: The case of Iranian EFL journals (109-130); and Mohammad Ali SALMANI NODOUSHAN: Working on the ‘write’ path: Improving EFL students’ argumentative-writing performance through L1-mediated structural cognitive modification (131-152)< Less
International Journal of Language Studies (IJLS) – volume 10(3) By Mohammad Ali Salmani Nodoushan
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Special issue on systemic functional linguistics, education, and critical discourse analysis.
International Journal of Language Studies (IJLS) – volume 10(2) By Mohammad Ali Salmani Nodoushan
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Special issue on Systemic Functional Linguistics and (Critical) Discourse Analysis (Guest Editors: Grisel Salmaso & Nick Moore)