Research Paper
1. The Effects of Computerized Dynamic Assessment on Promoting At-Risk Advanced Iranian EFL Students’ Reading Skills

Saman Ebadi; Abdulbaset Saeedian

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2015, Pages 26-1

http://dx.doi.org/10.22054/ilt.2015.7224

Abstract
  Dynamic Assessment (DA) is theoretically framed within Vygotsky’s Socio-Cultural Theory (SCT) and relies on reunification of assessment and instruction. This process-oriented study of reading comprehension aims at investigating the impacts of applying computerized dynamic assessment (C-DA) which ...  Read More

Research Paper
2. On the Iranian In-service and Pre-service Language Teachers’ Perceptions of Educational Supervision Concerning their Professional Development

Nasser Rashidi; Ali Forutan

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2015, Pages 55-27

http://dx.doi.org/10.22054/ilt.2015.7225

Abstract
  Teacher supervision plays a pivotal role in the improvement of education system and the way in which teachers and student teachers perceive it. Consequently language teacher supervisors can utilize appropriate supervisory models to keep teachers update and promote them professionally. The present study ...  Read More

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3. Comprehension Strategy Instruction and Iranian High School EFL Learners' Reading Anxiety and Reading Comprehension

Mohammad Khatib; Seyran Jannati

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2015, Pages 79-57

http://dx.doi.org/10.22054/ilt.2015.7226

Abstract
  The present study was conducted to examine empirically and systematically the effect of explicit instruction of comprehension strategies on EFL learners’ reading anxiety and reading comprehension in Iranian high schools. To this end, two intact classes (65 students) participated in this study as ...  Read More

4. The Effect of Item Modality and Note-taking on EFL Learners’ Performance on a Listening Test

Karim Sadeghi; Maryam Zeinali

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2015, Pages 101-81

http://dx.doi.org/10.22054/ilt.2015.7227

Abstract
  The pivotal role of listening comprehension in second/foreign language learning requires that researchers conduct studies which investigate factors that affect test takers’ performances. The present study was set out to examine whether item modality (i.e., written vs. oral items) affects listening ...  Read More

Research Paper
5. Negative Labeling as a Crucial Psychological Variable in Teaching EFL Learners

Zari Saeedi; Kobra Alavi

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2015, Pages 129-103

http://dx.doi.org/10.22054/ilt.2015.7228

Abstract
  One of the psychological variables which may have a long-lasting effect on our life is labeling, and students’ accomplishments might be severely undermined through the teacher’s labeling. In spite of this issue, few studies have been carried out on the ramifications of labeling in the educational ...  Read More

Research Paper
6. A Corpus-driven Food Science and Technology Academic Word List

Rajab Esfandiari; Ghodsieh Moein

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2015, Pages 157-131

http://dx.doi.org/10.22054/ilt.2015.7229

Abstract
  The overarching goal of this study was to create a list of the most frequently occurring academic words in Food Science and Technology (FST). To this end, a 4,652,444-word corpus called Food Science and Technology Research Articles (FSTRA), which included 1,421 research articles (RAs) randomly selected ...  Read More