Discourse Analysis
Grammatical Complexity in Research Articles: Iranian Local Journals and International Journals

Seyed Foad Ebrahimi; Samaneh Imandar

Volume 10, Issue 2 , December 2021, , Pages 301-323

http://dx.doi.org/10.22054/ilt.2022.61187.600

Abstract
  This study aimed to investigate the grammatical complexity based on Biber, Gray, Staples, and Egbert’s (2020) linguistic description in research articles published in Iranian local journals and international journals. The corpus of the study included 40 Applied Linguistics research articles, 20 ...  Read More

Applied Linguistics
Research Methodology and Orientation of Papers Published from 1980 to 2019 in Applied Linguistics Journals

Hussein Meihami

Volume 9, Issue 2 , December 2020, , Pages 59-88

http://dx.doi.org/10.22054/ilt.2020.53506.518

Abstract
  This study explored the research methodology and research orientation of the papers published in seven world-leading applied linguistics journals from 1980 to 2019. To that end, a corpus including 3491 papers from seven applied linguistics journals was investigated. The papers were examined for their ...  Read More

How do Writers Present Their Work in Introduction Sections? A Genre-based Investigation into Qualitative and Quantitative Research Articles

Leila Dobakhti; Mohammad Zohrabi

Volume 6, Issue 2 , December 2017, , Pages 181-207

http://dx.doi.org/10.22054/ilt.2019.28068.254

Abstract
  Research articles have received a wide interest in discourse studies particularly in genre analysis over the last few decades. A vast number of studies have been centered on identifying the organizational patterns of research articles in various fields. While Introduction section has enjoyed a lot of ...  Read More