1. Imagination, Senses and Motivation: How are Sensory Styles, Imagery Capacity and Gender Related to Motivational Attributes of Iranian EFL Learners?

Saeed Safdari

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, , Pages 275-303

http://dx.doi.org/10.22054/ilt.2020.48725.457

Abstract
  Recent research on second language (L2) motivation emphasizes the significant role of personal vision and future-oriented self images on L2 learners’ motivation. This role is even more important in EFL contexts where learners have scarce access to authentic communicative situations. Therefore, ...  Read More

Language Skills
2. English Major Students’ Awareness of Metacognitive Reading Strategies: Gender and Academic Level in Focus

Neda Sasani; Mansoor Ganji; Nahid Yarahmadzehi

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2018, , Pages 91-119

http://dx.doi.org/10.22054/ilt.2019.46700.428

Abstract
  Metacognitive reading strategies play a significant role in reading comprehension and educational success. Being noticeably absent from many Iranian classrooms and largely unaware of by many language learners and teachers, metacognitive reading strategies have fallen into oblivion in English language ...  Read More

3. L2 Learners’ Use of Metadiscourse Markers in Online Discussion Forums

zis tajeddin; minoo alemi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2012, , Pages 93-122

Abstract
  This study aimed to investigate the use of interactional metadiscourse markers in 168 comments made by 28 university students of engineering via an educational forum held as part of a general English course. The students wrote their comments on six topics, with a total of 19,671 words. Their comments ...  Read More

4. Evaluating an Instructional Textbook: A Critical Discourse Perspective

ali roohani; najmeh heidari

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2012, , Pages 123-158

Abstract
  A critical discourse analysis (CDA) of English language teaching (ELT) textbooks can provide a theoretical description of existing ideological effects in the texts and a means to link linguistic and social practices. This study, thus, seeks to evaluate Summit 2B (i.e., the advanced book of Top Notch ...  Read More