EFL Learners’ Attitudes toward Peer and Self-Assessment of Descriptive Type of Writing: An Exploratory Sequential Mixed-Methods Study

Peiman Rahmani; Masoud Zoghi; Haniyeh Davatgar

Volume 11, Issue 2 , December 2022, , Pages 357-393

  This study investigated the attitudes of Iranian female and male elementary English as a foreign language (EFL) learners toward peer and self-assessment of descriptive writing. It also attempted to find any gender-specific differences in their attitudes toward peer and self-assessment of descriptive ...  Read More

Using Critical Discourse Analysis Instruction in Argumentative and Descriptive Writing Classes

Hamid Marashi; Elham Yavarzadeh

Volume 3, Issue 2 , December 2014, , Pages 209-236

  The field of ELT is constantly witnessing the introduction of new instructional approaches: one such perhaps recent initiative is critical discourse analysis (CDA). Accordingly, the present study was an attempt to investigate the impact of CDA instruction on Iranian EFL learners’ descriptive and ...  Read More