Psycholinguistics
Focusing on the Comprehension Challenge of Different Passive Structure Types by EFL Learners

Mohammad Saber Khaghaninejad; Mohammad Hadi Eal

Volume 12, Issue 1 , June 2023, , Pages 97-117

https://doi.org/10.22054/ilt.2023.68505.708

Abstract
  Much of the research on the comprehension of passive sentences has targeted healthy adults, L1 acquirers and people with aphasia. However, a topic that lacks evidence is the comprehension challenges of EFL learners facing different passive structure types. Consequently, this study investigated the comprehension ...  Read More

The Role of Emotioncy in Cognitive Load and Sentence Comprehension of Language Learners

Nazanin Azamnouri; Reza Pishghadam; Elham Naji Meidani

Volume 9, Issue 1 , June 2020, , Pages 29-55

https://doi.org/10.22054/ilt.2020.51543.485

Abstract
  Emotion and cognition are both considered influential factors in language learning. In this study, the role of "emotioncy" (which is a combination of emotion and frequency) in the cognitive load and sentence comprehension of a group of language learners was examined. Emotioncy includes emotions that ...  Read More