Discourse Analysis
1. Deconstructing the discourse: Mitigation in the Supervisory Discourse of Language Teacher Supervisors in Iran

Hessam Agheshteh

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, , Pages 137-162

http://dx.doi.org/10.22054/ilt.2020.39392.373

Abstract
  This study investigated mitigation in the supervisory discourse of Iranian language teacher supervisors to see what mitigation devices these language teacher supervisors in Iran used to achieve a balance message clarity and politeness when delivering negative feedback. Using convenient sampling, 10 post-observation ...  Read More