Inaugural Addresses of American Presidents: A CDA-oriented Analysis of Party Affiliation
1. Inaugural Addresses of American Presidents: A CDA-oriented Analysis of Party Affiliation

Vali Mohammadi; Reza Abdi; Hadi Eisazadeh

Volume 9, Issue 4 , November 2020, , Pages 539-560

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2020.122738.1570

Abstract
  The United States with its presidents stepping into power from either the Democratic or Republican parties influences global affairs in one way or another. These two main political ...  Read More
A Corpus-Based Investigation of Euphemistic Expressions in Iranian and American Journalistic Materials (2014-2019): A Political Correctness Perspective
2. A Corpus-Based Investigation of Euphemistic Expressions in Iranian and American Journalistic Materials (2014-2019): A Political Correctness Perspective

Reza Bagheri Nevisi; Reyhaneh Sadat Mousakazemi

Volume 9, Issue 4 , November 2020, , Pages 429-448

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2020.121013.1524

Abstract
  To date, a number of studies have investigated the use of euphemism in media to classify and analyze the euphemisms of different categories. However, these studies were mostly based ...  Read More
Constructing Stories in a Foreign Language: Analysis of Iranian EFL Learners’ Lived Narratives Structure
3. Constructing Stories in a Foreign Language: Analysis of Iranian EFL Learners’ Lived Narratives Structure

Mohsen Ramazanian; Hamid Allami

Volume 8, Issue 3 , July 2019, , Pages 449-472

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2019.115370.1426

Abstract
  Most popular models of narratives and narrative analyses have been drawn on native stories, yet EFL learners’ narratives have not received due narrative analysis. The present ...  Read More
Visual Representation of Social Actors in ELT Nursery Rhymes
4. Visual Representation of Social Actors in ELT Nursery Rhymes

Mahmood Reza Atai; Esmat Babaii; Ebrahim Isavi

Volume 7, Issue 4 , November 2018, , Pages 541-568

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2018.106533.1177

Abstract
  With the advent of globalization, especially in its third phase (see Robertson, 2003), global relations of domination have undermined abuse of power at national and local levels (Fairclough, ...  Read More
A genre Analysis of the Scholarly Electronic Mail: Implications for ‎Pedagogy
5. A genre Analysis of the Scholarly Electronic Mail: Implications for ‎Pedagogy

Bancy Malandi; Geoffrey Maroko

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2018, , Pages 345-360

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2018.105372.1157

Abstract
  Scholarly mails apparently display stable conventional principles as an emerging genre. Thus, contributors should structure their electronic mails appropriately when writing for purposes ...  Read More
Author Engagement in the Literature Review of Research Articles Published in International and Iranian Local Journals: Some Insights from Appraisal Theory
6. Author Engagement in the Literature Review of Research Articles Published in International and Iranian Local Journals: Some Insights from Appraisal Theory

Mohammad Naghizadeh; Katayoon Afzali

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2018, , Pages 111-142

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2019.113133.1369

Abstract
  Despite the importance of author engagement in the literature review of academic articles, many writers fail to publish their academic articles due to being incompetent in using conventional ...  Read More
Realization of Verbal Appropriacy/ Inappropriacy in Persian:  A Variational Pragmatics approach
7. Realization of Verbal Appropriacy/ Inappropriacy in Persian: A Variational Pragmatics approach

Reza Khany; Mahdi Najar

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2017, , Pages 117-140

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2017.21327

Abstract
  Abstract: Avoiding the current terminology debates in the literature on politeness research  and following  a  variational  pragmatics  approach,  this  ...  Read More
Native and Non-native Teachers’ Pragmatic Criteria for Rating Request Speech Act: The Case of American and Iranian EFL Teachers
8. Native and Non-native Teachers’ Pragmatic Criteria for Rating Request Speech Act: The Case of American and Iranian EFL Teachers

Minoo Alemi; Neda Khanlarzadeh

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2017, , Pages 67-84

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2017.21326

Abstract
  Abstract: Over the last few decades, several aspects of pragmatic knowledge and its effects on teaching  and  learning  a  second  language  (L2)  ...  Read More
Interface between Linguistic Noticing and Fossilization of Grammatical, Lexical, and Cohesive Features among Advanced EFL Learners
9. Interface between Linguistic Noticing and Fossilization of Grammatical, Lexical, and Cohesive Features among Advanced EFL Learners

Zia Tajeddin; Maryam Sadat Tabatabaeian

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2017, , Pages 23-42

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2017.21324

Abstract
  Fossilization has become the focus of many L2 studies since its introduction in 1972 as many learners fail to achieve native-speaker competence. Researchers have tried to unravel the ...  Read More
Oral Presentation vs. Free Discussion: Iranian Intermediate EFL Learners’ Speaking Proficiency and Perception
10. Oral Presentation vs. Free Discussion: Iranian Intermediate EFL Learners’ Speaking Proficiency and Perception

Elaheh Sotoudehnama; Maryam Hashamdar

Volume 5, Issue 2 , July 2016, , Pages 211-236

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2016.20427

Abstract
  Speaking is a significant skill that many foreign language learners are trying to master. In this study, the effectiveness of two different speaking activities, i.e. oral presentation ...  Read More
Complimenting Functions by Native English Speakers and Iranian EFL Learners: A Divergence or Convergence
11. Complimenting Functions by Native English Speakers and Iranian EFL Learners: A Divergence or Convergence

Ali Akbar Ansarin; Mostafa Morady Moghaddam

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2016, , Pages 51-76

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2016.20396

Abstract
  The study of compliment speech act has been under investigation on many occasions in recent years. In this study, an attempt is made to explore appraisals performed by native English ...  Read More
A comparative sociopragmatic analysis of wedding invitations in American and Iranian societies and teaching implications
12. A comparative sociopragmatic analysis of wedding invitations in American and Iranian societies and teaching implications

Samaneh Mehdipour; Zohreh Eslami; Hamid Allami

Volume 4, Issue 2 , August 2015, , Pages 62-77

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2015.15503

Abstract
  Wedding invitations (WIs), as a uniquely socially and culturally constructed genre, provide a distinct opportunity  to  compare  the  sociocultural values of different  ...  Read More
Interface between L2 learners’ pragmatic performance, language proficiency, and individual/group ZPD
13. Interface between L2 learners’ pragmatic performance, language proficiency, and individual/group ZPD

Zia Tajeddin; Farhad Tayebipour

Volume 4, Issue 1 , February 2015, , Pages 31-44

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2015.15495

Abstract
  One of the theories accounting for pragmatic development of L2 learners is Vygotsky’s (1978) sociocultural  theory.  This  study  investigated  the  ...  Read More
A cross-cultural study of request speech act: Iraqi and Malay students
14. A cross-cultural study of request speech act: Iraqi and Malay students

Hiba Qusay Abdul Sattar; Maryam Farnia

Volume 3, Issue 2 , August 2014, , Pages 35-54

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2014.15486

Abstract
  Several  studies  have  indicated  that  the  range  and  linguistics  expressions  of  external modifiers  available  ...  Read More
Motivation, amount of interaction, length of residence, and ESL learners’ pragmatic competence
15. Motivation, amount of interaction, length of residence, and ESL learners’ pragmatic competence

Zohre R Eslami; Soo Jin Ahn

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2014, , Pages 9-28

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2014.15482

Abstract
  This study examined how motivation for learning English, the amount of contact with English, and  length  of  residence  in  the  target language area ...  Read More
Pragmatic comprehension of apology, request and refusal: An investigation on the effect of consciousness-raising video-driven prompts
16. Pragmatic comprehension of apology, request and refusal: An investigation on the effect of consciousness-raising video-driven prompts

Parviz Birjandi; Ali Derakhshan

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2014, , Pages 67-86

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2014.15479

Abstract
  Recent  research  in  interlanguage  pragmatics  (ILP)  has  substantiated  that  some  aspects  of pragmatics are amenable to ...  Read More
Investigating disagreements through a context-specific approach: A case of Iranian L2 speakers
17. Investigating disagreements through a context-specific approach: A case of Iranian L2 speakers

Reza Ghafar Samar; Fatemeh Pourmohamadi; Afsaneh Abaszadeh

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2014, , Pages 87-100

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2014.15480

Abstract
  The  current  study  investigated  the  expression  of  disagreement  by  Iranian  advanced  English learners.  The  ...  Read More
Genre analysis of literature research article abstracts: A cross-linguistic, cross-cultural study
18. Genre analysis of literature research article abstracts: A cross-linguistic, cross-cultural study

Hamideh Marefat; Shirin Mohammadzadeh

Volume 2, Issue 2 , July 2013, , Pages 37-50

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2013.15469

Abstract
  Following Swales’s  (1981)  works  on  genre  analysis,  studies  on  different  sections  of  Research Articles  (RAs)  ...  Read More
Individual differences and development of speech act production
19. Individual differences and development of speech act production

Naoko Taguchi

Volume 2, Issue 2 , July 2013, , Pages 1-16

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2013.15467

Abstract
  This  study  examined  the  effects  of  individual  difference  (ID)  factors  on  changing  pragmatic abilities  among  ...  Read More
The importance of studying metadiscourse
20. The importance of studying metadiscourse

William J. Vande Kopple

Volume 1, Issue 2 , September 2012, , Pages 37-44

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2012.15453

Abstract
  This essay focuses on metadiscourse, a name for elements of texts that convey meanings other than  those  that  are  primarily  referential.    ...  Read More
Pragmatic expressions in cross-linguistic perspective
21. Pragmatic expressions in cross-linguistic perspective

Maryann Overstreet

Volume 1, Issue 2 , September 2012, , Pages 1-14

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2012.15451

Abstract
  This  paper  focuses  on  some  pragmatic  expressions  that  are  characteristic  of  informal  spoken English, their possible ...  Read More
A contrastive study of compliment responses among Persians and Australians: The effects of exposure to a new speech community
22. A contrastive study of compliment responses among Persians and Australians: The effects of exposure to a new speech community

Shiva Motaghi-Tabari; Louise de Beuzeville

Volume 1, Issue 1 , January 2012, , Pages 21-42

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2012.15444

Abstract
  In  this  paper,  the  authors  investigate  whether  Persians  who  have  been  exposed  to  Australian culture are ...  Read More