Second Language Acquisition (SLA)
Investigating the Relationship between Teaching Styles and Emotional Intelligence among Iranian English Instructors

Sasan Baleghizadeh; Maryam Shakouri

Volume 8, Issue 1 , June 2019, , Pages 225-248

  This study investigated the relationship between five teaching styles and emotional intelligence among 102 Iranian English instructors from different universities in Tehran, Iran. To this end, the data were obtained through two phases of quantitative and qualitative data collection. To achieve quantitative ...  Read More

Studying the Effect of Retrieval Direction during Reading on Productive and Receptive Knowledge of Vocabulary

Sasan Baleghizadeh; Samaneh Shafeie

Volume 6, Issue 2 , December 2017, , Pages 235-258

  Retrieval tasks provide learners with an opportunity to focus both on meaning and on form. There are four different retrieval directions. The present study aimed to identify the optimal direction of recall type retrievals during reading and to investigate the outcomes of each one. Forty-eight intermediate ...  Read More

The Effect of Task Repetition and Task Recycling on EFL Learners' Oral Performance

Sasan Baleghizadeh; Reza Asadi

Volume 2, Issue 2 , December 2013, , Pages 137-163

  One of the major criticisms leveled at task-based language teaching (TBLT), despite its countless merits, is developing fluency at the cost of accuracy. The post-task stage affords a number of options to counteract this downside through task repetition and task recycling. These two options are considered ...  Read More

Core Units of Spoken Grammar in Global ELT Textbooks

sasan baleghizadeh; Yahya gordani

Volume 1, Issue 1 , June 2012, , Pages 33-58

  Materials evaluation studies have constantly demonstrated that there is no one fixed procedure for conducting textbook evaluation studies. Instead, the criteria must be selected according to the needs and objectives of the context in which evaluation takes place. The speaking skill as part of the communicative ...  Read More