Research Paper Second Language Acquisition (SLA)
The Effects of Scaffolding Techniques on IELTS Candidates' Horizontal Grammatical Variability: A Mixed Method Study

Hamed Abbasi Mojdehi; Abbas Ali Zarei; Rajab Esfandiari

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 12 October 2022

https://doi.org/10.22054/ilt.2022.68731.715

Abstract
  Grammatical accuracy has always been a concern for most Iranian EFL learners. This grammatical variability is more visible in the writing of Iranian IELTS candidates. In this study, the impacts of (distributed, peer and reciprocal scaffolding on IELTS learners' horizontal grammatical variability ...  Read More

Research Paper Applied Linguistics
The Effect of Task Familiarity Ordering on Listening Task Complexity

Abbas Bayat; Bahman Amini; Keyvan Mahmoodi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 24 August 2023

https://doi.org/10.22054/ilt.2023.73221.769

Abstract
  In recent decades, many second language acquisition (SLA) researchers have identified the leading role of organizing sequentially cognitive tasks in Task-Based Language Teaching. Presenting types of different task sequence has become increasingly crucial for syllabus designers. This investigation examines ...  Read More

Research Paper Education
Factors Determining the Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK) of the Iranian Preservice English Teachers

Mojtaba Maghsoudi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 30 August 2023

https://doi.org/10.22054/ilt.2023.72069.754

Abstract
  This study aimed at describing a causal model of variables influencing preservice EFL teachers΄ technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPACK). A descriptive correlational design was used to meet the objective of the study, therefore, 138 (67 male and 71 female) fourth-year student teachers in ...  Read More

Research Paper Applied Linguistics
A Five-Factor Model of Motivational Self-Guides: A Structural Equation Modeling Approach

majid Ghorbani; shokouh Rashvand Semiyari

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 30 September 2023

https://doi.org/10.22054/ilt.2023.73215.768

Abstract
  The current study undertook to explore the interplay of motivational/attitudinal variables and second language (L2) learners’ motivated behavior through the lens of a revised model of L2 self-guides. This new model reconceptualizes Dornyei’s (2005, 2009) original motivational self-system ...  Read More

Research Paper Interlanguage Pragmatics (ILP)
An Exploration into the Role of Pragmatic Learning Strategies and Gender in Game-based Group Dynamic Assessment

Saba . Bashiri; Saman . Ebadi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 04 October 2023

https://doi.org/10.22054/ilt.2023.74030.778

Abstract
  In line with Vygotsky’s sociocultural theory (SCT) of mind, digital game-based language learning (DGBL) and dynamic assessment (DA) offer language learning opportunities via sociocultural engagement. This quantitative study explored the role of pragmatic learning strategies (PLSs) and gender in ...  Read More

Research Paper Applied Linguistics
Navigating the Mediating Role of Immunity, Buoyancy, and Emotion Regulation to L2 Grit and Mindfulness Among EFL Teachers

Ehsan Namaziandost; Tahereh Heydarnejad; Afsheen Rezai

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 23 November 2023

https://doi.org/10.22054/ilt.2023.74345.782

Abstract
  The importance of studying teachers' professional well-being has increased greatly in recent years. However, researchers have not paid enough attention to how teachers' levels of immunity, buoyancy, and emotion regulation (ER) in the classroom all play a role in shaping teachers’ L2 grit ...  Read More

Research Paper Discourse Analysis
Pre and Post-Islamic Revolution Obituaries in Iran: Did Ideology change the Move?

Saba Bashiri; Hiwa Weisi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 11 December 2023

https://doi.org/10.22054/ilt.2023.65370.666

Abstract
  Obituaries serve as the most viable means to announce a person's death. Regarding the socio-political changes in Iran due to the Islamic Revolution, this descriptive-analytic study reports on a move-based analysis of obituaries belonging before and after the Islamic Revolution driven by Swales' ...  Read More

Research Paper Education
A Philosophical Problematisation of Research on EFL/ESL Teachers’ Cognition vs. Action: A Critical Interpretive Synthesis

Seyed Behrouz Behzadi; Nasser Rashidi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 24 January 2024

https://doi.org/10.22054/ilt.2024.74353.783

Abstract
  Teacher cognition, as a chief area within teacher education, is concerned with what teachers think, know, and do (Borg, 2003). One of the knotty strands emerging out of the past 50 or so years of research on teacher cognition is the misalignment between teachers’ cognition and practice. This study ...  Read More

Research Paper Applied Linguistics
Developing Learner Autonomy: Novice and Experienced EFL Teachers’ Beliefs and Strategies

Shiva Kaivanpanah; Awat Mohammed

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 13 February 2024

https://doi.org/10.22054/ilt.2024.76634.813

Abstract
  Teachers’ beliefs play a determining role in the decisions they make and the strategies they employ to foster learner autonomy. Therefore, their beliefs and the strategies they use to foster autonomy merit additional empirical evidence. This study investigated the beliefs of 85 English as a Foreign ...  Read More