Pragmatic expressions in cross-linguistic perspective
2. 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
Towards a definition of intake in second language acquisition
3. Towards a definition of intake in second language acquisition

Hayo Reinders

Volume 1, Issue 2 , September 2012, Pages 15-36

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2012.15452

Abstract
  Intake  is  a  concept  that  has  long  fascinated  second  language  researchers  as  it  provides  a window  ...  Read More
The importance of studying metadiscourse
4. 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
Language learning and language culture in a changing world
5. Language learning and language culture in a changing world

Eli Hinkel

Volume 1, Issue 2 , September 2012, Pages 45-56

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2012.15454

Abstract
  To  communicate  effectively,  learners  have  to  become  proficient  in  both  the  language  and  the culture of ...  Read More
Investigating EFL learners’ perception of narrative task difficulty
6. Investigating EFL learners’ perception of narrative task difficulty

Shirin Rahimi Kazerooni; Masoud Saeedi

Volume 1, Issue 2 , September 2012, Pages 57-70

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2012.15455

Abstract
  As this paper was a very close version of “Investigating task difficulty: learners’ and teachers’ perceptions” by Dr. Parvaneh Tavakoli (published ...  Read More
A study of the translations of terms related to practical laws of religion (furū al-dīn): Raising students’ awareness of culture-bound items
7. A study of the translations of terms related to practical laws of religion (furū al-dīn): Raising students’ awareness of culture-bound items

Hossein Pirnajmuddin; Bahareh Zamani

Volume 1, Issue 2 , September 2012, Pages 71-82

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2012.15456

Abstract
  Translation of culture-bound terms is of special importance in translation theory and practice. The present study is an attempt to examine the procedures used in translating these terms ...  Read More
The effects of Curriculum-Based Measurement on EFL learners' achievements in grammar and reading
8. The effects of Curriculum-Based Measurement on EFL learners' achievements in grammar and reading

Mansoor Tavakoli; Samira Atefi Boroujeni

Volume 1, Issue 2 , September 2012, Pages 83-104

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2012.15457

Abstract
  The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of using Curriculum-Based Measurement (CBM) on the learners’ achievement in L2 grammar and reading in an EFL context and to ...  Read More