ESP & EAP
1. Online EAP Courses amid COVID-19: On the Effectiveness of the Vocabulary, Grammar, & Reading Comprehension Components

Masoud Azizi

Volume 9, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2020, , Pages 219-244

http://dx.doi.org/10.22054/ilt.2021.53174.511

Abstract
  The COVID-19 pandemic pushed all universities to offer all programs online, but not all instructors were prepared for such an abrupt transformation. Online education can be very challenging both to the instructors and the institutions and has several subtleties that make it quite different from the face-to-face ...  Read More

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2. An Investigation into Iranian EAP Teachers’ Burnout and its Variations in Relation to Their Demographic and Organizational Characteristics

Ogholgol Nazari; Mahmood Reza Atai; Parviz Birjandi

Volume 9, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2020, , Pages 93-116

http://dx.doi.org/10.22054/ilt.2019.44381.405

Abstract
  Teaching English for Academic Purposes (EAP) courses is highly demanding for EAP teachers as they are faced with diverse pedagogical and administrative challenges in such courses. This study addressed the level of burnout among EAP teachers and variations in relation to their demographic and organizational ...  Read More

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3. Exploring the English Language Needs of EAP Students of Humanities and Social Sciences in Iran: A Triangulated Approach

Amir Zand-Moghadam; Hossein Meihami; Farhad Ghiasvand

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2018, , Pages 135-164

http://dx.doi.org/10.22054/ilt.2019.47351.434

Abstract
  Given the fact that few studies have investigated the English language needs of EAP students in Iran, the present study was an attempt to analyze the needs of Iranian EAP learners of Humanities and Social Sciences. To this end, 114 EAP learners at different educational levels (BA, MA, and PhD) and with ...  Read More

ESP & EAP
4. The Contribution of General High-Frequency, Core-Academic, and Academic-Technical Words to ESP Reading Comprehension

Ali Derakhshan; Ali Malmir

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2017, , Pages 291-318

http://dx.doi.org/10.22054/ilt.2019.45081.412

Abstract
  Reading is recognized as being the most important skill needed by ESP learners in their field of study, and vocabulary knowledge is the most widely discussed component of effective ESP reading per se. However, research on how much the different types of words exert substantial influences over ESP reading ...  Read More