Applied Linguistics
The Effectiveness and Rank of Metalinguistic Corrective Feedback Strategies on Written Grammatical Performance: Monolingual Persian vis-à-vis Bilingual Turkmen EFL Learners

Maryam Moazzeni Limoudehi; Omid Mazandarani; Behzad Ghonsooly; Jila Naeini

Volume 9, Issue 2 , December 2020, , Pages 245-284

  Much uncertainty still exists about the possible role of myriads external and internal mediating variables such as language backgrounds and ethnicities in the process of corrective feedback (CF). To address the issue, 79 monolingual Persians and 79 bilingual Turkmens aged between 13 and 18 from two language ...  Read More

Applied Linguistics
Proposing a Cognitive EFL Writing Model Based on Personality types and Narrative Writing Intelligence: A SEM Approach

Sima Ziaei; Behzad Ghonsooly; Zargham Ghabanchi; Hesamoddin Shahriari

Volume 8, Issue 2 , December 2019, , Pages 163-185

  The aim of this paper was to investigate the role of two cognitive factors, namely, personality traits and narrative writing intelligence (NWI) in L2 writing. The total of 416 English learners participated in this study in two different phases. For the purpose of this study, a narrative writing intelligence ...  Read More

Culture and Identity: Linking Iranian Identity Components and Cultural Dimensions

Fahime Saboori; Reza Pishghadam; Azar Hosseini Fatemi; Behzad Ghonsooley

Volume 4, Issue 1 , June 2015, , Pages 78-49

  Iranian identity cannot be conceived of as a uniform monolithic concept. But, thanks to certain upheavals in the history of the country, it has turned into the triple concept of national/Islamic/modern. Hofstede’s (2001) cultural framework represents a well-validated operationalization of culture ...  Read More