The Washback Effect of Task-based Assessment on the Iranian EFL Learners' Development of Pragmatic Competence
The present study was an attempt to explore the ‘washback effect’ of task-based assessment (TBLA) on EFL Iranian learners’ pragmatic development. To this end, through conducting KET (Key English Test), 60 out of 120 EFL Iranian learners studying in an English language school, were randomly selected. They were assigned to treatment group (N=30), and control group (N=30). The treatment group was assessed through TBLA and the control group was assessed via non-task based assessment for 20 ninety-minute sessions. The class sessions were held twice a week. The obtained data was examined through independent sample t-test. The findings implied that TBLA as a pedagogical measurement tool can well replace the classic assessment procedures, since all educational efforts including testing and assessment procedures are planned to maximize the educational gains and developments.
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 ...
the effect of the instruction of metadiscourse maekers on iranian efl learners persuasive writing proficiency
چکیده مهارت نوشتار یکی از مهمترین مهارتهای فرآیند یادگیری و تدریس زبان برای زبان آموزان و مدرسین می باشد. در تحقیق حاضر، تاثیر آموزش نشانه های فراکلام روی مهارت نوشتار متقاعدکننده زبان آموزان سطح متوسط ایرانی مورد بررسی قرار گرفت. این تحقیق 40 زبان آموز داشت که توسط آزمون نوشتار تافل(2005) همسان سازی شدند و سپس به دو گروه آموزشی و خطا تقسیم شدند. در ابتدای پژوهش معیارهای نوشتار متقاعدکننده به ...
the effect of task complexity on lexical complexity and grammatical accuracy of efl learners’ argumentative writing
بر اساس فرضیه شناخت رابینسون (2001 و 2003 و 2005) و مدل ظرفیت توجه محدود اسکهان (1998)، این تحقیق تاثیر پیچیدگی تکلیف را بر پیچیدگی واژگان و صحت گرامری نوشتار مباحثه ای 60 نفر از دانشجویان زبان انگلیسی بررسی کرد. میزان پیچیدگی تکلیف از طریق فاکتورهای پراکندگی-منابع تعیین شد. همه ی شرکت کنندگان به صورت نیمه تصادفی به یکی از سه گروه: (1) گروه موضوع، (2) گروه موضوع + اندیشه و (3) گروه موضوع + اندی...15 صفحه اول
this study investigated the impact of explicit instruction of morphemic analysis and synthesis on the vocabulary development of the students. the participants were 90 junior high school students divided into two experimental groups and one control group. morphological awareness techniques (analysis/synthesis) and conventional techniques were used to teach vocabulary in the experimental groups a...15 صفحه اول
the effect of consciousness raising of sociolinguistic skills on speaking ability of iranian efl learners
abstract the main purpose of this study was to investigate whether there was any significant difference between the speaking achievement of learners who were trained by means of consciousness raising of sociolinguistic skills and that of learners who were trained without the above mentioned task. the participants of this study consist of 60 intermediate level students participating languag...
abstract the present study was conducted to investigate the effectiveness of a rather newly developed method in language teaching that is the use of paragraph reading task and whole reading task and their effects on improving efl learner’s speaking ability. to fulfill the purpose of the study, first 90 participants studying their course at sa eedi high school in tehran were chosen by means of ...15 صفحه اول
دوره 9 شماره 34
صفحات 177- 189
تاریخ انتشار 2021-06-01
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