Individual differences and development of speech act production
2. 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 two be's of English
3. The two be's of English

Thomas Payne

Volume 2, Issue 2 , July 2013, Pages 17-36

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2013.15468

Abstract
  This  qualitative  study  investigates  the  uses  of  be  in  Contemporary  English.  Based  on  this  study, ...  Read More
Genre analysis of literature research article abstracts: A cross-linguistic, cross-cultural study
4. 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
The effects of captioning texts and caption ordering on L2 listening comprehension and vocabulary learning
5. The effects of captioning texts and caption ordering on L2 listening comprehension and vocabulary learning

Ali Roohani; Masood Rahimi Domakani; Fatemeh Alikhani

Volume 2, Issue 2 , July 2013, Pages 51-64

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2013.15470

Abstract
  This study investigated the effects of captioned texts on second/foreign (L2) listening comprehension and vocabulary gains using a computer multimedia program. Additionally, it explored ...  Read More
Mobile, L2 vocabulary learning, and fighting illiteracy: A case study of Iranian semi-illiterates beyond transition level
6. Mobile, L2 vocabulary learning, and fighting illiteracy: A case study of Iranian semi-illiterates beyond transition level

zohreh G.shooshtari; Alireza Jalilifar; Saeedi Kahzaei

Volume 2, Issue 2 , July 2013, Pages 65-80

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2013.15471

Abstract
  As mobile learning simultaneously employs both handheld computers and mobile telephones and other  devices  that  draw  on  the  same  set  of  ...  Read More
Written word recognition by the elementary and advanced level Persian-English bilinguals
7. Written word recognition by the elementary and advanced level Persian-English bilinguals

Ferdos Taleb; Zahra Fotovatnia

Volume 2, Issue 2 , July 2013, Pages 81-106

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2013.15472

Abstract
  According  to  a  basic  prediction  made  by  the  Revised  Hierarchical  Model  (RHM),  at  early  stages  ...  Read More
The development of a Persian reading span test for the measure of L1 Persian EFL learners’ working memory capacity
8. The development of a Persian reading span test for the measure of L1 Persian EFL learners’ working memory capacity

Mohammadtaghi Shahnazari

Volume 2, Issue 2 , July 2013, Pages 107-116

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2013.15473

Abstract
  This study describes  working  memory and developing and validating of an  L1 Persian reading span test for the measurement of working  memory of L1 Persian EFL ...  Read More
Prosodic elements to improve pronunciation in English language learners: A short report
9. Prosodic elements to improve pronunciation in English language learners: A short report

Rachel Adams-Goertel

Volume 2, Issue 2 , July 2013, Pages 117-128

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2013.15474

Abstract
  The usefulness of teaching pronunciation in language instruction remains controversial. Though past research suggests that teachers can make little or no difference in improving their ...  Read More
Grading, no longer an obstacle to learners’ attendance to teacher feedback
10. Grading, no longer an obstacle to learners’ attendance to teacher feedback

Majid Nemati; Masoud Azizi

Volume 2, Issue 2 , July 2013, Pages 129-143

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2013.15475

Abstract
  Learners are often reported not to be motivated enough to attend to teacher feedback. Teachers also  tend  to  grade  learners’  writing  samples  ...  Read More