On the Development of a Model of Cultural Identity and Language Achievement among Iranian Advanced EFL Learners
Culture is an inseparable part of a language. In other words, mastering a language and being able to communicate through it inevitably entails integrating with the culture of the speakers of that language which is the reflection of people's identity. The aim of the present study was designing a model of Iranian cultural identity. Initially, to select a homogeneous sample of learners at the advanced level, 300 language learners at the advanced level took TOEFL and 180 learners were chosen as the participants of the study. The cultural identity model was designed by the use of interviews and literature review to come up with main components of cultural identity. Afterwards, participants were interviewed about their identity and four components comprising Iranian cultural identity were identified. The results of the factors analysis showed that raw data converged to a pattern with four components which fit the hypothesized model of cultural identity. Then, the cultural identity questionnaire was given to participants. The results of statistical analyses indicated that there was a significant negative relationship between cultural identity and language achievement of the participants.
the effect of using visual aids on the development of speech act of disagreement among iranian intermediate efl learners
abstract the present study tried to investigate the effect of visual aids (films) on the development of the speech act of disagreement among iranian efl intermediate learners. to this end, the researcher selected 40 homogeneous intermediate learners based on their scores on oxford placement test. .the subjects then divided into control group and experimental group. both classes were tested by ...
Language and Identity in the Iranian Context: The Impact of Identity Aspects on EFL Learners' Achievement
Identity orientations refer to the relative importance that individuals place on various identity attributes or characteristics such as race, religion, culture and language when constructing their self-definitions (Chew, 2007; Cheek, 1989). Accordingly, the present study aims at identifying the impact of identity aspects on the Iranian learners' English language achievements at Shiraz Universit...متن کامل
the effect of translation versus matching words and definitions on retrieval of vocabulary among iranian intermediate efl learners
این تحقیق جهت بررسی تأثیر ترجمه در برابر ایجاد ارتباط بین لغات و ارائه معانی بر بازیابی واژگان در میان زبان آموزان متوسط ایرانی انجام شده است. به این منظور سه گروه کامل از دانش آموزان سطح متوسط که کتاب اینترچنج3 را مطالعه می کردند پس از انجام تست استاندارد مهارت سنجی انتخاب شدند. در ابتدا محقق آنها را به دو گروه آزمایشی و یک گروه کنترل یا شاهد تقسیم نمود و درمرحله بعد از کلیه دانش آموزان در سه ...
the effect of lexical inferencing and concept mapping on the vocabulary retention among iranian intermediate efl learners
this study was an attempt to investigate and compare the effect of lexical inferencing and concept mapping on developing vocabulary retention of iranian language learners. sixty homogeneous students from different intact classes who were being taught as intermediate learners in sokhan english institute participated in this study. they were in different classes. a teacher made test as a pre-test...
دوره 7 شماره 26
صفحات 117- 135
تاریخ انتشار 2019-09-01
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