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 Materials Development & Textbook Analysis
4. The Impact of Sequencing Repeated Familiar Task on Listening Performance

Bahman Amini; Abbas Bayat; Keivan Mahmoodi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 18 February 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.22054/ilt.2022.61019.597

Abstract
  Over the years, much research has been done on the role of tasks in L2 learning, but little is known about how sequencing tasks affects listening comprehension. Therefore, the present study evaluated the effect of sequencing repeated familiar tasks (SRFT) along three dimensions of complexity i.e. +/- ...  Read More

Research Paper Teacher Education
5. Learning to Become L2 Teachers: Prospective Teachers’ Professional Identity Development

Mahsa Mahmoodarabi; Parviz Maftoon; Masood Siyyari

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 11 March 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.22054/ilt.2022.64791.658

Abstract
  Learning to teach is conceptualized as a complex process of identity development. To address this process, this study explored Prospective Teachers’ (PTs) professional identity development at different stages of learning to teach within a four-year Second Language (L2) initial teacher education ...  Read More

Research Paper Education
6. The Effects of Age, Gender, Teaching Experience, Teaching Context, and Academic Degree on Iranian English Teachers’ Classroom Management Behaviors

Mansoor Ganji; Fatemeh Musaie Sejzehie

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 21 March 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.22054/ilt.2022.65363.668

Abstract
  Research has shown that classroom management plays a critical role in facilitating effective learning, making it a permanent concern for teachers as well as researchers. In the related literature, one area which needs further consideration is to explore the effect of different personal and contextual ...  Read More

Research Paper Psycholinguistics
7. Prediction of Iranian EFL Learners’ Production of Request Speech Act and Communication Apprehension by the Big Five Personality Traits

Meisam Mirzaei Shojakhanlou; Raziyea Mahmoudi; Farahman Farrokhi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 14 April 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.22054/ilt.2022.64863.660

Abstract
  Given that students’ personality traits can have a powerful role in language learning, this study sought to investigate how well L2 leaners’ communication apprehension and request speech act can be predicted through the components of the Big Five Personality traits (extraversion, agreeableness, ...  Read More

Research Paper Teacher Education
8. Uncovering Domains of Novice Language Teachers’ Professional Decision Making and Pedagogical Reasoning

Zia Tajeddin; Mozhgan Soleimani Aghchay

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 29 April 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.22054/ilt.2022.67081.685

Abstract
  Decision-making and pedagogical reasoning constitute the foundation of teacher professional practice. This qualitative study was conducted to explore novice Iranian EFL teachers’ professional decision-making and pedagogical reasoning in the three domains of (1) planning and preparation, (2) classroom ...  Read More

Research Paper Testing
9. EFL Teachers Assessment Literacy Needs Inventory: A Case of Fulcher’s Assessment Literacy

Mohammad Reza khodashenas; Hossein Khodabakhshzadeh; Purya Baghaei; Khalil Motallebzadeh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 08 May 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.22054/ilt.2022.63731.639

Abstract
  Language assessment literacy has been addressed in a wealth of research. However, many studies have attempted to measure teachers’ assessment literacy, there is still a gap that prompted us to investigate the area from the EFL teachers' assessment literacy needs perspective. To accomplish ...  Read More