Designing reading tasks to maximise vocabulary learning
2. Designing reading tasks to maximise vocabulary learning

Paul Nation

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2014, Pages 1-8

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2014.15481

Abstract
  Most vocabulary learning should occur incidentally through listening and reading. This is one of the  reasons  why  a  substantial  extensive  reading  ...  Read More
Motivation, amount of interaction, length of residence, and ESL learners’ pragmatic competence
3. 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
The relationship between task repetition and language proficiency
4. The relationship between task repetition and language proficiency

Ahmad Mojavezi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2014, Pages 29-40

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2014.15478

Abstract
  Task  repetition  is  now  considered  as  an  important  task-based  implementation  variable  which can affect complexity, accuracy, ...  Read More
The effect of increase in task cognitive complexity on Iranian EFL learners’ accuracy and linguistic complexity: A test of Robinson’s Cognition Hypothesis
5. The effect of increase in task cognitive complexity on Iranian EFL learners’ accuracy and linguistic complexity: A test of Robinson’s Cognition Hypothesis

Hassan Soleimani; Maryam Rezazadeh

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2014, Pages 41-54

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2014.15476

Abstract
  Designing a task with a reasonable level of cognitive complexity has always been important for syllabus designers, teachers, as well as researchers. This is because task manipulation ...  Read More
The effect of reading purpose on incidental vocabulary learning and retention among elementary Iranian learners of English
6. The effect of reading purpose on incidental vocabulary learning and retention among elementary Iranian learners of English

Ahmad Reza Eghtesadi; Sakine Momeni

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2014, Pages 55-66

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2014.15477

Abstract
  This study, situated in an EFL context, aimed at discovering the ways purposes behind reading activities  influence  vocabulary  knowledge  gain  and  ...  Read More
Pragmatic comprehension of apology, request and refusal: An investigation on the effect of consciousness-raising video-driven prompts
7. 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
8. 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