Interlanguage Pragmatics (ILP)
Request Speech Act Production Differences: A Case of Iranian EFLs and ESLs

Reza Bagheri Nevisi; Rasoul Mohammad Hosseinpur; Elahe Yazdankhah

Volume 12, Issue 1 , June 2023, , Pages 237-270

  There have been a number of research concentrating on the request production of ESL/EFL, and native speakers. There have been some studies investigating the production of request speech act of EFLs and ESLs. However, no research has yet focused on the production differences of request speech act among ...  Read More

Applied Linguistics
Cross-cultural CMC-Based Study of Speech Act of Criticism in Response to School Reopening during COVID-19

Maryam Farnia

Volume 11, Issue 2 , December 2022, , Pages 291-324

  The purpose of this cross-cultural CMC-based study is to investigate how the speech act of criticism is realized in the Instagram comments by Persian and English-speaking users in response to an announcement in Fall 2020 about school reopening during COVID-19. To this end, 400 Persian and English comments ...  Read More