Mediation and EFL Learners’ Willingness to Communicate: A Micro Sociocultural Study
Mediation and EFL Learners’ Willingness to Communicate: A Micro Sociocultural Study

Behrouz Jamalvandi; Manoochehr Jafarigohar; Alireza Jalilifar; Hassan Soleimani

Volume 9, Issue 4 , November 2020, , Pages 449-476

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2020.117283.1465

Abstract
  Exploring various dimensions associated with classroom Willingness to Communicate (WTC) appears to have become a focal issue among researchers. Despite previous studies on WTC, there ...  Read More
The Measurement and Incorporation of ZPD Scenarios in Developing Writing Complexity in EFL Classes: Group-Wide ZPD vs. Individualized ZPD
The Measurement and Incorporation of ZPD Scenarios in Developing Writing Complexity in EFL Classes: Group-Wide ZPD vs. Individualized ZPD

Samaneh Nazerian; Gholam-Reza Abbasian; Ahmad Mohseni

Volume 9, Issue 4 , November 2020, , Pages 561-584

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2020.121821.1552

Abstract
  Despite growing interest in the studies on Zone of Proximal Development (ZPD), its operation in the forms of individualized and group-wide has been controversial. To cast some empirical ...  Read More
Shadowing and Scaffolding Techniques Affecting L2 Reading Comprehension
Shadowing and Scaffolding Techniques Affecting L2 Reading Comprehension

Abbas Ali Zarei; Hossein Alipour

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2020, , Pages 53-74

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2019.117030.1462

Abstract
  Scaffolding and shadowing techniques have been shown to improve language learners’ reading comprehension. However, little attention has been paid to the comparative effectiveness ...  Read More