Prediction of Iranian EFL Learners’ Production of Request Speech Act and Communication Apprehension by the Big Five Personality Traits

Meisam Mirzaei Shojakhanlou; Raziyea Mahmoudi; Farahman Farrokhi

Volume 11, Issue 2 , December 2022, , Pages 219-254

  Given that students’ personality traits can have a powerful role in language learning, this study sought to investigate how well L2 leaners’ communication apprehension and request speech act can be predicted through the components of the Big Five Personality traits (extraversion, agreeableness, ...  Read More

Second Language Acquisition (SLA)
The Influence of Learning Styles and Input Modalities on the Simultaneous Attention to Form and Meaning

Mastaneh Haghani

Volume 9, Issue 1 , June 2020, , Pages 213-243

  Second language acquisition (SLA) research suggests that learners differ in the extent to which they can direct their attention to the meaning and form of the input. Among various factors responsible for this discrepancy, learning style by itself or along with other factors might influence the process, ...  Read More

The Impact of Individual Differences on the Interlanguage Pragmatics of Iranian EFL learners in Institutional Discourse

Ashraf Haji Maibodi; Ali Mohammad Fazilatfar

Volume 4, Issue 1 , June 2015, , Pages 129-99

  This study investigated the impact of individual differences like language proficiency, gender and age on the Iranian EFL learners interlanguage pragmatics in institutional discourse especially, their capacity to recognize and to rate pragmatic and grammatical infelicities in speech act situations of ...  Read More