Applied Linguistics
1. Developing a Competency Model for EAP Teachers: Insights from Internationalization of Higher Education

Amir Zand-Moghadam; Morteza Taheri; Maryam Bolouri

Volume 10, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2021, , Pages 105-146

http://dx.doi.org/10.22054/ilt.2021.60017.587

Abstract
  The teachers' competencies in the process of internationalization of higher education (IHE) are of vital importance (Brandenburg & Federkeil, 2007; van der Werf, 2012). The extent of IHE in a university is in a close relationship with the teachers' competencies (Harari, 1981). However, the required ...  Read More

ESP & EAP
2. Exploring the English Language Needs of EAP Students of Humanities and Social Sciences in Iran: A Triangulated Approach

Amir Zand-Moghadam; Hossein Meihami; Farhad Ghiasvand

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2018, , Pages 135-164

http://dx.doi.org/10.22054/ilt.2019.47351.434

Abstract
  Given the fact that few studies have investigated the English language needs of EAP students in Iran, the present study was an attempt to analyze the needs of Iranian EAP learners of Humanities and Social Sciences. To this end, 114 EAP learners at different educational levels (BA, MA, and PhD) and with ...  Read More

3. A Rhetorical Move Analysis of TEFL Thesis Abstracts: The Case of Allameh Tabataba’i University

Amir Zand-Moghadam; hossein mihami

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2016, , Pages 23-1

http://dx.doi.org/10.22054/ilt.2016.7714

Abstract
  Abstract in every research paper has always been functioning as an attention-grabber which can encourage readers to keep reading the research or to dissuade it. Although abstracts are believed to play an important role in distributing the research findings, few studies have been done to evaluate the ...  Read More

4. The Construct of Willingness to Communicate and Its Relationship with EFL Learners’ Perceived Verbal and Nonverbal Teacher Immediacy

Maryam Gol; Amir Zand-Moghadam; Mohseni Karrab

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2014, , Pages 160-135

Abstract
  Given the fact that developing an intimate relationship between teacher and students creates a safe learning environment (Harran, 2006), and because teacher immediacy is proved to increase students’ motivation for learning (Velez & Cano, 2008), this study was an attempt to explore the relationship ...  Read More