Original Article
Critical Pedagogy in the Context of Iran: Exploring English Teachers’ Perceptions
2. Critical Pedagogy in the Context of Iran: Exploring English Teachers’ Perceptions

Mahmood Reza Atai; Hassan Moradi

Volume 5, Issue 2 , July 2016, Pages 121-144

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2016.20996

Abstract
  Abstract:  Three  decades  ago,  the  theory  of  education  took  a  critical  turn.  From  this perspective,  ...  Read More
Original Article
The Impact of Podcasts on English Vocabulary Development in a Blended Educational Model
3. The Impact of Podcasts on English Vocabulary Development in a Blended Educational Model

Amir Mashhadi; َA. Majid null Hayati; Alireza Jalilifar

Volume 5, Issue 2 , July 2016, Pages 145-172

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2016.20423

Abstract
  This experimental study attempts to see whether incorporating supplemental podcasts into the blended module of second language (L2) vocabulary teaching and learning leads to better ...  Read More
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The Interplay of Emotional Intelligence, EFL Students’ Gender, and their Writing Performance: A Correlational Study of Iranian University Students
4. The Interplay of Emotional Intelligence, EFL Students’ Gender, and their Writing Performance: A Correlational Study of Iranian University Students

Masoomeh Estaji; Yalda Shahmoradi

Volume 5, Issue 2 , July 2016, Pages 173-190

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2016.20425

Abstract
  This study was an attempt to examine the relationship between EFL students’ EI, their gender, and writing performance. To this end, 30 female and 27 male English B.A. students, ...  Read More
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Factors Influencing Iranian Untrained EFL Raters' Rating Group Oral Discussion Tasks: A Mixed Methods Design
5. Factors Influencing Iranian Untrained EFL Raters' Rating Group Oral Discussion Tasks: A Mixed Methods Design

Nasimeh Nouhi Jadesi; Seyyed Ayatollah Razmjoo; Alireza Ahmadi

Volume 5, Issue 2 , July 2016, Pages 191-210

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2016.20426

Abstract
  Using a mixed methods design, the present study attempted to identify the factors influencing Iranian untrained EFL raters in rating group oral discussion tasks. To fulfil this aim, ...  Read More
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Oral Presentation vs. Free Discussion: Iranian Intermediate EFL Learners’ Speaking Proficiency and Perception
6. 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
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Synchronous and Asynchronous Multimedia and Iranian EFL Learners’ Learning of Collocations
7. Synchronous and Asynchronous Multimedia and Iranian EFL Learners’ Learning of Collocations

Goudarz Alibakhshi; Mohammad Javad Mohammadi

Volume 5, Issue 2 , July 2016, Pages 237-254

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2016.20428

Abstract
  The use of effective multimedia instructions such as mobiles, computers, and the internet in language learning has turned out to be useful since the last decades. The impact of multimedia ...  Read More