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

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

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

Second Language Acquisition (SLA)
Exploring Iranian EFL learners' Attitudes toward Classroom Practices of CLT

Mahsa Seirafi; Masoud Zoghi; Haniyeh Davatgari

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 30 June 2024

https://doi.org/10.22054/ilt.2024.76065.808

Abstract
  This study delves into the attitudes of Iranian English as a Foreign Language (EFL) learners toward the classroom practices of Communicative Language Teaching (CLT). It endeavors to present a comprehensive understanding of the current state of CLT in Iran, the associated challenges, and potential avenues ...  Read More

Testing
Iranian EFL Writing Raters’ Behaviors When Interacting with Analytic and Holistic Rating Scales

Narjes Khodaparast; Nasim Ghanbari; Abbas Abbasi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 30 June 2024

https://doi.org/10.22054/ilt.2024.76325.812

Abstract
  Among different factors affecting writing assessment, rater and rating scale are two influential variables which determine the outcome of assessment. Taking this into account, this study attempted to identify and classify the raters’ behaviors in the Iranian EFL context when using analytic and ...  Read More

Testing
Developing and Validating a Questionnaire to Assess EFL Teachers` Classroom-Based Assessment Literacy

Elham Banisaeed; Mohammad Hashamdar; Kobra Tavassoli

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 14 July 2024

https://doi.org/10.22054/ilt.2024.77139.819

Abstract
  Classroom-based assessment (CBA) as one of the constructs of formative assessment has been considered highly significant in recent years. Consequently, various tools have been designed to investigate teachers` CBA needs and deficiencies ignoring different levels of teachers` CBA literacy. Thus, the present ...  Read More

CALL & MALL
Predicting Technology Use in EFL Instruction: The Roles of Teacher Self-Efficacy and Technology Self-Efficacy

Milad Naderi; Jalil Fathi; Habib Soleimani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 20 July 2024

https://doi.org/10.22054/ilt.2024.75078.793

Abstract
  With the widespread use of technology in today's society, the effective integration of technology in education has become a vital area of research, particularly in teacher education. Teacher variables play a crucial role in the successful incorporation of technology in the classroom. Consequently, ...  Read More

Applied Linguistics
Cross-linguistic and intra-linguistic influence in the use of L3 French prepositions: A stimulated recall content analysis

Farhang Daneshfard; Mahboobeh Saadat

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 22 July 2024

https://doi.org/10.22054/ilt.2024.77275.821

Abstract
  Investigation of cross-linguistic influence (CLI) using stimulated recall can be revealing at the level of cognition. Cross-linguistic and intra-linguistic influence in the use of French prepositions for Iranian L1 Persian/L2 English/L3 French learners was thus explored in this study. Data were gathered ...  Read More