Second Language Acquisition (SLA)
Exploring Iranian EFL learners' Attitudes toward Classroom Practices of CLT

Mahsa Seirafi; Masoud Zoghi; Haniyeh Davatgari

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 30 June 2024

  This study delves into the attitudes of Iranian English as a Foreign Language (EFL) learners toward the classroom practices of Communicative Language Teaching (CLT). It endeavors to present a comprehensive understanding of the current state of CLT in Iran, the associated challenges, and potential avenues ...  Read More

The Effect of Item Modality and Note-taking on EFL Learners’ Performance on a Listening Test

Karim Sadeghi; Maryam Zeinali

Volume 4, Issue 2 , December 2015, , Pages 101-81

  The pivotal role of listening comprehension in second/foreign language learning requires that researchers conduct studies which investigate factors that affect test takers’ performances. The present study was set out to examine whether item modality (i.e., written vs. oral items) affects listening ...  Read More

The Effects of Task Complexity on English Language Learners’ Listening Comprehension

Abbas Zare-ee

Volume 1, Issue 2 , December 2012, , Pages 225-250

  This article reports on the findings of a study that investigated the impact of manipulating task performance conditions on listening task performance by learners of English as a foreign language (EFL). The study was designed to explore the effects of changing complexity dimensions on listening task ...  Read More