Original Article
Sociocultural Identity in TEFL Textbooks: A Systemic Functional ‎Analysis
2. Sociocultural Identity in TEFL Textbooks: A Systemic Functional ‎Analysis

Nasser Rashidi; fatemeh zolfaghari

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2018, Pages 293-318

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2018.101749.1050

Abstract
  This study aimed at investigating shades of identity in TEFL textbooks. Most identity studies have focused on authors as knowledge producers. They have neglected authors' roles in constructing ...  Read More
Original Article
Operationalization of Formative Assessment in Writing: An Intuitive ‎Approach to the Development of an Instrument
3. Operationalization of Formative Assessment in Writing: An Intuitive ‎Approach to the Development of an Instrument

Elaheh Tavakoli; Seyed Mohammad Reza Amirian; Tony Burner; Mohammad Davoudi; Saeed Ghaniabadi

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2018, Pages 319-344

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2018.112373.1340

Abstract
  The current study aimed to develop a Formative Assessment of Writing (FAoW) instrument through operationalizing Black and Wiliam’s (2009) Formative Assessment (FA) and Hattie ...  Read More
Original Article
A genre Analysis of the Scholarly Electronic Mail: Implications for ‎Pedagogy
4. 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
Original Article
Iranian EFL Teachers' Language Assessment Literacy (LAL) under an ‎Assessing Lens
5. Iranian EFL Teachers' Language Assessment Literacy (LAL) under an ‎Assessing Lens

Mitra Janatifar; S. Susan Marandi

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2018, Pages 361-382

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2018.108818.1221

Abstract
  Despite being trained in pre-service teacher education programs, most EFL teachers are underprepared when faced with language assessment-related activities. Part of the problem emanates ...  Read More
Original Article
Do Perceived Communication Behavior and International Posture Impact Iranian English Learners’ Communication in English?
6. Do Perceived Communication Behavior and International Posture Impact Iranian English Learners’ Communication in English?

Mehdi Sarkhosh; Hassan Ali Lotfi

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2018, Pages 383-398

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2018.112098.1331

Abstract
  Many studies have been conducted on the ways of promoting willingness to communicate in learners in EFL/ESL contexts. While different scholars have undertaken studies on many of these ...  Read More
Original Article
A Comparative Study of Metadiscourse in English Research Article Abstracts in Hard Disciplines by L1 Chinese and L1 English Scholars
7. A Comparative Study of Metadiscourse in English Research Article Abstracts in Hard Disciplines by L1 Chinese and L1 English Scholars

Jing Wei; Jing Duan

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2018, Pages 399-434

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2019.110099.1264

Abstract
  This study investigates how L1 Chinese scholars in hard science disciplines use metadiscourse in their English academic writing, by comparing the deployment of metadiscoursal resources ...  Read More