A Corpus-Based Investigation of Euphemistic Expressions in Iranian and American Journalistic Materials (2014-2019): A Political Correctness Perspective
1. A Corpus-Based Investigation of Euphemistic Expressions in Iranian and American Journalistic Materials (2014-2019): A Political Correctness Perspective

Reza Bagheri Nevisi; Reyhaneh Sadat Mousakazemi

Volume 9, Issue 4 , November 2020, Pages 429-448

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2020.121013.1524

Abstract
  To date, a number of studies have investigated the use of euphemism in media to classify and analyze the euphemisms of different categories. However, these studies were mostly based ...  Read More
Mediation and EFL Learners’ Willingness to Communicate: A Micro Sociocultural Study
2. Mediation and EFL Learners’ Willingness to Communicate: A Micro Sociocultural Study

Behrouz Jamalvandi; Manoochehr Jafarigohar; Alireza Jalilifar; Hassan Soleimani

Volume 9, Issue 4 , November 2020, Pages 449-476

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2020.117283.1465

Abstract
  Exploring various dimensions associated with classroom Willingness to Communicate (WTC) appears to have become a focal issue among researchers. Despite previous studies on WTC, there ...  Read More
The Relationship between Graded and Tested Achievement: Do Gender and Proficiency Level Make a Difference?
3. The Relationship between Graded and Tested Achievement: Do Gender and Proficiency Level Make a Difference?

Majid Nowruzi; Majid Amerian; Hooshang Yazdani; Alimohammad Mohammadi

Volume 9, Issue 4 , November 2020, Pages 477-502

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2020.120578.1516

Abstract
  Grades represent one of the most common sources of evidence of student achievement in classrooms, though their relationship with test scores has remained understudied, particularly ...  Read More
The Potential Combined Effects of Task Complexity and Planning Types on Iranian EFL Learners’ Oral Production Performance
4. The Potential Combined Effects of Task Complexity and Planning Types on Iranian EFL Learners’ Oral Production Performance

Sanaz Mohazabieh; Rahman Sahragard; Ehsan Rassaei; Mustafa Zamanian

Volume 9, Issue 4 , November 2020, Pages 503-538

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2020.121066.1525

Abstract
  This study examined the combined effects of two task complexity levels (i.e., high- and low-complex) and two planning conditions including pre-task planning and on-line planning on ...  Read More
Inaugural Addresses of American Presidents: A CDA-oriented Analysis of Party Affiliation
5. Inaugural Addresses of American Presidents: A CDA-oriented Analysis of Party Affiliation

Vali Mohammadi; Reza Abdi; Hadi Eisazadeh

Volume 9, Issue 4 , November 2020, Pages 539-560

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2020.122738.1570

Abstract
  The United States with its presidents stepping into power from either the Democratic or Republican parties influences global affairs in one way or another. These two main political ...  Read More
The Measurement and Incorporation of ZPD Scenarios in Developing Writing Complexity in EFL Classes: Group-Wide ZPD vs. Individualized ZPD
6. The Measurement and Incorporation of ZPD Scenarios in Developing Writing Complexity in EFL Classes: Group-Wide ZPD vs. Individualized ZPD

Samaneh Nazerian; Gholam-Reza Abbasian; Ahmad Mohseni

Volume 9, Issue 4 , November 2020, Pages 561-584

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2020.121821.1552

Abstract
  Despite growing interest in the studies on Zone of Proximal Development (ZPD), its operation in the forms of individualized and group-wide has been controversial. To cast some empirical ...  Read More