A Comparative Study of Nominalization in an English Applied Linguistics Textbook and its Persian Translation

Alireza Jalilifar; Fereshteh Shirali

Volume 3, Issue 2 , December 2014, , Pages 207-185

  Among the linguistic resources for creating grammatical metaphor, nominalization rewords   processes and properties metaphorically as nouns within the experiential metafunction of language. Following Halliday's (1998a) classification of grammatical metaphor, the current study investigated nominalization ...  Read More

Construction of Evaluative Meanings by Kurdish-Speaking Learners of English: A Comparison of High- and Low-Graded Argumentative Essays

Alireza Jalilifar; Ali Hemmati

Volume 2, Issue 2 , December 2013, , Pages 57-84

  Academic writing ability is an important goal that learners of English as a Second Language (ESL) or English as a Foreign Language (EFL) try to attain. While ESL students’ academic writings have been widely explored, owing to few studies investigating appraisal resources in EFL students’ ...  Read More