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

Discourse Analysis
Genre Variation in the Introduction of Scientific Papers in Iranian and International Computer Science Journals

Bahman Ebrahimi; Hiwa Weisi

Volume 8, Issue 2 , December 2019, , Pages 51-82

http://dx.doi.org/10.22054/ilt.2020.49119.453

Abstract
  Introduction functions as a showcase in research articles (RAs). It motivates the reader to read the rest of the paper. However, writing a well-crafted introduction is a complex task, mainly when the writer generates the manuscript in another language. This study investigated the rhetorical differences/similarities ...  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

Tracing Metadiscursive Stance over Time and Across Disciplines: A Comparative Study of English Research Articles

Esmat Babaii; Mahmood Reza Atai; Vali Mohammadi

Volume 5, Issue 1 , June 2016, , Pages 106-83

http://dx.doi.org/10.22054/ilt.2016.7727

Abstract
  Research in academic writing has revealed a strong tendency on the part of writers to interactively communicate their scientific findings with their readers. In doing so, the writers should take a position while arguing their propositions. This interaction as proposed by Hyland (2005b) takes places having ...  Read More