Research Paper Psycholinguistics
1. Causes of EFL Learners’ Procrastination: A Classical Grounded Theory

Saber Khooei-Oskooei; Saeideh Ahangari; Zohreh Seifoori

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 04 October 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22054/ilt.2021.57515.561

Abstract
  In the long process of learning English as a foreign language, learners may become exhausted and, if not treated properly, decide to give up learning temporarily and even permanently. Therefore, it seems necessary to explore the reasons for their temporal delays and consider them appropriately to avoid ...  Read More

Research Paper Second Language Acquisition (SLA)
2. Praxis-Based Grammar Instruction Using Social Media Networking: Mediational Feedback within ZPD

Azizullah Mirzaei; Zohreh Eslami Rasekh Eslami; Gholamreza Salehpour

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 04 October 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22054/ilt.2021.59815.581

Abstract
  Recent second or foreign language (L2) research has shown that integration of form-focused instruction into collaborative, communicative activity is highly influential. Sociocultural theory (SCT) provides a praxis-oriented educational ecosystem wherein L2 grammatical knowledge and practical use can be ...  Read More

Research Paper Sociolinguistics
3. Iranian EFL Learners and Teachers’ Attitudes Toward Critical Cultural Awareness

Mostafa Ghaffari; Davud Kuhi; Morteza Aslrasouli

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 04 October 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22054/ilt.2021.60485.592

Abstract
  Critical cultural awareness (CCA) as an essential element of intercultural competence has attracted a myriad of scholars in the fields of language teaching, communication studies, cultural studies, gender studies, ethnic studies among others. That is why this study aims to investigate the attitudes of ...  Read More

Research Paper Applied Linguistics
4. A Social Quest for Language and Cultural Capital: Exploring Iranian English Language Majors’ Habitus

Behrooz Nazarian; Gholam Reza Zarei

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 10 October 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22054/ilt.2021.61844.607

Abstract
  This research study was conducted to investigate the most representative characteristics of the habitus developed by academically successful Iranian English majors. Learning a second or foreign language, like many sociocultural practices, from a Bourdieusian perspective, is informed by the interrelation ...  Read More

Research Paper Applied Linguistics
5. Developing and Assessing Intercultural Competence through Ethnographic Interviews in the Domestic Context of Teacher Education in Iran

Mehri Jalali

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 23 October 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22054/ilt.2021.63670.636

Abstract
  Although the importance of intercultural competence (IC) training has been increasingly recognized in recent scholarly reviews, home-based approaches invite further investigation in this paradigm. This study aims to make a contribution by exposing a domestic context to assess IC development through using ...  Read More

Research Paper Second Language Acquisition (SLA)
6. Grit and foreign language anxiety as predictors of willingness to communicate in the context of foreign language learning: A structural equation modeling approach

Jalil Fathi; Farnoosh Mohammaddokht; Saeed Nourzadeh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 26 October 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22054/ilt.2021.63362.627

Abstract
  Given its key role in enhancing learners’ communicative competence, willingness to communicate (WTC) has received much research attention in the field of second language (L2) teaching and learning. Numerous studies have explored the antecedents of WTC in English as a Foreign Language (EFL) context. ...  Read More