Applied Linguistics
1. Investigating the Interplay of Emotional Intelligence and Interlanguage Pragmatic Competence in Iranian Lower-Intermediate EFL Learners

Ali Derakhshan; Zohreh Eslami; Neda Ghandhari

Volume 10, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2021, , Pages 37-66

http://dx.doi.org/10.22054/ilt.2020.54334.527

Abstract
  Despite the significant role of emotions in any aspect of language learning, including its pragmatic aspect, there have been few research studies on this topic. As a stride toward narrowing this research niche, the objectives of this research were threefold. Firstly, it aimed to examine the two face-threatening ...  Read More

Testing
2. Diagnosing EFL Learners Development of Pragmatic Competence Implementing Computerized Dynamic Assessment

Seyyed Mohammad Alavi; Mahboube Shahsavar; Mohammad Hossein Norouzi

Volume 9, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2020, , Pages 117-149

http://dx.doi.org/10.22054/ilt.2020.42653.400

Abstract
  Computerized Dynamic Assessment (CDA), encouraged by Brown and colleagues’ graduated prompt approach, is grounded in Vygotsky’s Socio-Cultural Theory (SCT) of mind and its concept of the zone of proximal development (ZPD). It emerged to respond to the challenge of implementing DA in large ...  Read More