1. The Effect of Instruction on the Development of Voice in EFL Argumentative Writing

Shiva Keivanpanah; Nafiseh Khakbaz

Volume 9, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2020, , Pages 89-119

http://dx.doi.org/10.22054/ilt.2020.52303.497

Abstract
  While a growing body of research has attempted to analyze how voice is deployed in argumentative writing, much work remains to be done in instructing voice elements. Therefore, the present study examined the effect of instruction based on Martin and White’s (2005) Engagement framework and Hyland’s ...  Read More

2. Using Critical Discourse Analysis Instruction in Argumentative and Descriptive Writing Classes

Hamid Marashi; Elham Yavarzadeh

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2014, , Pages 209-236

Abstract
  The field of ELT is constantly witnessing the introduction of new instructional approaches: one such perhaps recent initiative is critical discourse analysis (CDA). Accordingly, the present study was an attempt to investigate the impact of CDA instruction on Iranian EFL learners’ descriptive and ...  Read More

3. Construction of Evaluative Meanings by Kurdish-Speaking Learners of English: A Comparison of High- and Low-Graded Argumentative Essays

Alireza Jalilifar; Ali Hemmati

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2013, , Pages 57-84

Abstract
  Academic writing ability is an important goal that learners of English as a Second Language (ESL) or English as a Foreign Language (EFL) try to attain. While ESL students’ academic writings have been widely explored, owing to few studies investigating appraisal resources in EFL students’ ...  Read More