The Impact of Individual Differences on the Interlanguage Pragmatics of Iranian EFL learners in Institutional Discourse

Ashraf Haji Maibodi; Ali Mohammad Fazilatfar

Volume 4, Issue 1 , June 2015, , Pages 129-99

  This study investigated the impact of individual differences like language proficiency, gender and age on the Iranian EFL learners interlanguage pragmatics in institutional discourse especially, their capacity to recognize and to rate pragmatic and grammatical infelicities in speech act situations of ...  Read More

Assessing Language Learners’ Knowledge of Speech Acts: A Test Validation Study

Parviz Birjandi; Mohammad Mehdi Soleimani

Volume 2, Issue 1 , June 2013, , Pages 1-26

  Veryfew attempts have been made in the past to develop instruments to measure pragmatic knowledge of second language (L2) learners. The absence of such instruments in the literature of English language teaching (ELT) underscores the need for the researchers to develop new tests that are specifically ...  Read More