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International Journal of Language Studies (IJLS) – volume 13(3) By Mohammad Ali Salmani Nodoushan
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CONTENTS: Manual and automatic corpus compilation: A case study for legal translations by Patrizia GIAMPIERI (1-16); Teaching purposefully: Considering the perspectives of foreign language learners... More > in language skill development by William K. BIMPONG (17-36); A conversation analytic study of virtual vs. CALL language classes: With reference to adjacency pairs by Ali KAZEMI & Farshad AZIMIFAR (37-60); “I deeply regret that some perceive my being here as political”: Rhetorical analysis of Netanyahu’s speech on the Iran nuclear deal as a securitizing move by Forough AMIN & Alessandra GAGARIDIS (61-86); Dovetailing focus on form instruction with cognitive styles: A constructive endeavor by Farzin KHALILI & Zhila MOHAMMADNIA (87-108); An etymological exploration and dissection of Sogdian loanwords in Modern Persian by Farrokh HAJIANI (109-134); English for Specific Purposes (ESP): The state of the art (An online interview with Mohammad Hassan Tahririan) by Mohammad Hassan TAHRIRIAN & Azizeh CHALAK (135-141)< Less
International Journal of Language Studies (IJLS) – volume 13(2) By Mohammad Ali Salmani Nodoushan
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Papers in this special issue: (1-32) The meaning of ‘because’ on a Gricean view, by Valandis BARDZOKAS; (33-50) A jurilinguistic analysis of selected libel cases in Nigeria, by Wasiu... More > Ademola OYEDOKUN-ALLI & Joel Kehinde BABATOPE; (51-68) Mass generics in L3 English: Acquisition route and transfer recovery, by Abdelkader HERMAS; (69-90) The variations and changes of Portuguese in postcolonial Timor-Leste, by Nuno Carlos de ALMEIDA & Davi Borges de ALBUQUERQUE (91-108) The web as corpus in ESL classes: A case study, by Patrizia GIAMPIERI; (109-120) Clearing the mist: The border between linguistic politeness and social etiquette, by Mohammad Ali SALMANI NODOUSHAN; (121-128) Book Review, by Stuart FOSTER; (129-134) Book Review, by Azizeh CHALAK< Less
International Journal of Language Studies (IJLS) – volume 13(1) By Mohammad Ali Salmani Nodoushan
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Papers in this special issue: (1) Andrew DEMIL: Vocalising motherhood: Effectiveness of grammar activities in Portuguese teaching: An exemplar (pp. 1-18); (2) Scott KISSAU, et al.: The motivational... More > profile of adolescent foreign language learners: An international comparison (pp. 19-40); (3) Abdulloh WAEDAOH & Kemtong SINWONGSUWAT: Enhancing English language learners’ conversation abilities via CA-informed sitcom lessons: A case study of Thai high school students (pp. 41-56); (4) Fateme EMRANI & Mozhgan HOOSHMAND: A conversation analysis of self-initiated self-repair structures in advanced Iranian EFL learners (pp. 57-76); (5) Yunisrina Qismullah YUSUF, Chairina NASIR & Nurzaleni ANDIB: Power and solidarity: The pronoun of address ke [ke] used in Indonesian by Acehnese speakers (pp. 77-98); (6) John Odo ONU & Patience Obiageri SOLOMON-ETEFIA: A functional-semiotic investigation of traditional funeral rites and rituals in Elugwu Ezike in Igboland (pp. 99-128).< Less
International Journal of Language Studies (IJLS) – volume 12(4) By Mohammad Ali Salmani Nodoushan
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Papers in this special issue on Figurative Language: (1) Cecilia BJÖRKÉN-NYBERG: Vocalising motherhood: The metaphorical conceptualisation of voice in listener responses to The girl on... More > the train by Paula Hawkins (pp. 1-28); (2) Danielle CUDMORE: Prophet, poet, seer, skald: Poetic diction in Merlínusspá (pp. 29-60); (3) Kristina HILDEBRAND: "As fayre an handid man": Malory's figurative language (pp. 61-74); (4) Birgitta SVENSSON: The development of figurative competence in narrative writing: A longitudinal case study (pp. 75-102); (5) Monica KARLSSON: Book Review (pp. 103-106); (6) Keith ALLAN: Book Review (pp. 107-113).< Less
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