Volume 9 (2021)
Volume 8 (2020)
Volume 7 (2019)
Volume 6 (2018)
Volume 5 (2017)
Volume 4 (2016)
Volume 3 (2015)
Volume 2 (2014)
Volume 1 (2013)

JALDA's Statistics up to the Present

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Number of Issues 20
Number of Articles 234
Number of Contributors 319
Article View 168,503
PDF Download 140,757
View Per Article 720.1
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Number of Submissions 519
Rejected Submissions 266
Accepted Submissions 171
Acceptance Rate 33
Accept Date (Days) 103
Number of Indexing Databases 17
Number of Reviewers 158


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Call for Papers on Special Issue

Sociocultural Theory and Second Language Studies:

Intertheory Dialogues and (In-)commensurabilities

Guest Editors:

Saeed Karimi-Aghdam, Associate Professor of English Language and Didactics, Faculty of Education and Arts, Nord University, Norway

Rémi Adam van Compernolle, Associate Professor of Second Language Acquisition and French and Francophone Studies, Department of Modern Languages, Carnegie Mellon University, USA

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1. Abstracts are submitted to Google forms accessible HERE. Deadline: March 15, 2022

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JALDA's Interview with Dr. Ali Derakhshan

Ali Derakhshan; Davoud Amini

Volume 10, Issue 2 , October 2022, Pages 3-7


  Ali Derakhshan is an Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics at the English Language and Literature Department, Golestan University, Gorgan, Iran. He gained his MA in TEFL from University of Tehran and his PhD in Applied Linguistics from Allameh Tabataba’i University, Iran. Dr. Derakhshan has ...  Read More

Research Article 1. Applied Linguistics (Language Teaching and Learning)
Towards the Development of an Assessment Literacy Questionnaire: The Case of Iranian EFL Teachers

Behnaz Rastegar; Abbas Ali Zarei; Rajab Esfandiari

Volume 10, Issue 2 , October 2022, Pages 9-34


  Substantial research has been done on assessment literacy (AL), and several questionnaires have been developed to measure AL. However, little (if any) research has attempted to provide a comprehensive assessment literacy questionnaire. To fill this gap, the present study attempted to develop an assessment ...  Read More

Research Article 1. Applied Linguistics (Language Teaching and Learning)
Exploring Where Perceived Teacher Enthusiasm and Learner Engagement Meet in the Language Classroom

Saeed Safdari

Volume 10, Issue 2 , October 2022, Pages 35-52


  Teacher Enthusiasm (TE) and Learner Engagement (LE) have recently appealed to educational researchers. Nonetheless, their association and potential impacts have not been sufficiently dealt with in the field of second language (L2) research. The present mixed methods study sought to explore the intersection ...  Read More

Research Article 1. Applied Linguistics (Language Teaching and Learning)
The Role of Guided Reading Method in Reading Comprehension Improvement of Iranian Oil and Gas Industry Engineers

Leila Dobakhti; Mahshid Panahi

Volume 10, Issue 2 , October 2022, Pages 53-70


  One of the necessities of learning foreign languages is reading comprehension, particularly for adult learners. Also, reading interest of learners would be developed considering the time spent to learn different literacy. The current research aimed at exploring it as a contributing factor when learners ...  Read More

Research Article 1. Applied Linguistics (Language Teaching and Learning)
Fluid Intelligence and Self-Efficacy in Iranian Female and Male EFL Teachers’ Burnout: Possible Relationships and Differences

Seyedeh Maryam Mousavi; Ali Amirghassemi; Mahnaz Saeidi

Volume 10, Issue 2 , October 2022, Pages 71-93


  Teachers' psycho-affective state is important to the quality of their classroom performance. Self-efficacy and fluid intelligence are thought of as being protective in adverse conditions. The purpose of this study was to investigate the correlation among Iranian EFL teachers' self-efficacy, fluid intelligence, ...  Read More

Research Article 1. Applied Linguistics (Language Teaching and Learning)
EFL Teachers’ Burnout Levels and Their Commitment to Iran Language Institute

Elahe Asadi; Hossein Bozorgian

Volume 10, Issue 2 , October 2022, Pages 95-115


  Teachers play an important role in providing training and upbringing services for the educational community. However, burnout is rampant among teachers in professional contexts. Therefore, it is necessary to identify the factors that lead to burnout and to investigate approaches to reduce the impact ...  Read More

Research Article 1. Applied Linguistics (Language Teaching and Learning)
The Cyclical Model of Self-Regulated Learning and Metacognitive Awareness of Iranian EFL Learners' Grammar Strategies

Roya Safari; Farid Ghaemi; Masood Siyyari

Volume 10, Issue 2 , October 2022, Pages 117-144


  An awareness of one's own learning processes seems not to occur without language learners, engagement in SRL strategies in terms of behavioral, emotional, cognitive, metacognitive, and environmental aspects during learning procedures, which leads to high-quality planning for learning (Krause & Coates, ...  Read More

Research Article 1. Applied Linguistics (Language Teaching and Learning)
Developing and Validating a Potential Evaluation Inventory to Assess EFL Teachers’ Engagement

Masoumeh Ghamoushi; Zohre Mohammadi Zenouzagh; Mohammad Hashamdar

Volume 10, Issue 2 , October 2022, Pages 145-181


  Teacher engagement has been undertaken in various studies. However, most of the studies have disregarded the dearth of a practical framework to assess teachers' engagement in the English as a Foreign Language (EFL) context. Therefore, the researchers of the present study designed and validated a questionnaire ...  Read More

Research Article 2. Applied Linguistics (Inspirations from neighbor disciplines)
Cultivating Intercultural Communicative Competence Through Interculturally-Laden Tasks: A Qualitative Inquiry.

Seyyedeh Zahra Esmaeili; Davud Kuhi; Sorayya Behroozizad

Volume 10, Issue 2 , October 2022, Pages 183-209


  Adopting a qualitative design, the current study explored the usefulness of interculturally-laden tasks and intercultural training in improving the Iranian English learners’ intercultural competency in Anzali, Guilan province, Iran. To this objective, a group of 25 intermediate levels whose ages ...  Read More

Research Article 3. Applied Literature
Trauma and Recovery in Jeannette Walls’s The Silver Star

Seyedeh Fatemeh Esmaeili; Farah Ghaderi

Volume 10, Issue 2 , October 2022, Pages 211-226


  In the 1990s, the first wave of trauma theories was raised to extend the boundaries of psychological trauma studies into other fields, including literary theories and literature. Jeannette Walls (1960-), an American author and journalist, writes about her characters’ resistance to life’s ...  Read More

Research Article 3. Applied Literature
“The Salmon’s Spring Out of the Water”: A Deleuzean Reading of Freedom in Iris Murdoch’s The Unicorn

Mohammad Ghaffary; Melika Ramzi

Volume 10, Issue 2 , October 2022, Pages 227-244


  The issue of “freedom” has been one of the core concepts in the history of literature and philosophy since classical times. This concept considerably contributes to the ongoing discussions of Iris Murdoch’s The Unicorn (first published in 1963). Unlike most of the previous studies of ...  Read More

Research Article 3. Applied Literature
Investigating the “Infinite Real” in Jennifer Egan’s A Visit from the Goon Squad: A Metamodernist Approach

Maryam Azadanipour; Naser Maleki; Mohammad-Javad Hajjari

Volume 10, Issue 2 , October 2022, Pages 245-259


  The 21st-century literature has experienced a shift of ideas reflected in metamodernism, introduced by Vermeulen and Akker in 2010. Although metamodernism is a critical approach in its naissance, it is observable in a large body of the 21st-century literature through certain narrative and thematic features ...  Read More

Research Article 3. Applied Literature
Politics of Dasein and the Tragedy of Dasein in Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire

Ehsan Khoshdel; Fatemeh AzizMohamadi; Mojgan Yarahmadi

Volume 10, Issue 2 , October 2022, Pages 261-276


  The aim of this essay is to provide a political reading of Dasein that might result into tragedy of Dasein in A Song of Ice and Fire. Politics can be regarded as an element to reach existence and Dasein. The phenomenological methodology that Heidegger introduces rejects all the history of western philosophical ...  Read More

Review Article
Explicitation as a Translation Universal: Some Controversial Issues

Reza Yalsharzeh; Morteza Gholzar

Volume 10, Issue 2 , October 2022, Pages 277-287


  The historical trajectory of the field of translation studies has demonstrated the rapid expansion of this field in research methodology as well as in incorporating ideas from other disciplines in order to gain a deeper understanding of the phenomena of translation. Early studies in the field have limited ...  Read More

Book Review
Book Review: "New Materialist Explorations into Language Education"

Zohre Mohammadi Zenouzagh

Volume 10, Issue 2 , October 2022, Pages 289-292


  New Materialist Explorations into Language Education explicates the influential role of social constructionist and new materialism in challenging equity in language education. The book reflects a critical and transformative perspective and fosters ontological-ethical grounding that implicates repositioning ...  Read More

4. Dynamics between Applied Studies on Language and Literature
Procrastination in Language Learning Process: A Constructive Strategy or Merely a Destructive Time Loss?

Saber Khooei-Oskooei; Saeideh Ahangari; Zohreh Seifoori

Volume 9, Issue 1 , April 2021, , Pages 243-259


  Many individuals fail to perform the responsibilities devolved to them within the expected time or at least do them near the deadline. The so-called procrastination in accomplishment of academic tasks has often been considered a frustrating phenomenon which commonly results in undesirable outcomes. However, ...  Read More

3. Applied Literature
A Research on Language and Gender in Shabhaye Tehran (Nights of Tehran) and Azadarane Bayal (Mourners of Bayal) Novels Based on Lakoff's Theory

Shirzad Tayefi

Volume 9, Issue 1 , April 2021, , Pages 227-241


  Many experts believe that there are differences between female and male language (speech) and writing. In this article female and male language (speech) in novels, Shabhaye Tehran (Nights of Tehran) written by GhazalehAlizadeh and AzadaraneBayal (Mourners of Bayal) written by Gholam Hossein Saedi, have ...  Read More

1. Applied Linguistics (Language Teaching and Learning)
Introvert and Extrovert EFL Learners’ Willingness to Communicate and Ambiguity Tolerance

Mohammad Ahmadi Safa; Roya Zamani Jamshidi

Volume 5, Issue 1 , March 2017, , Pages 27-41


  Abstract The researchers have been interested to explore the impact of personality traits on second or foreign language learning. The current study is an attempt to investigate whether there exists a statistically significant relationship between introvert and extrovert EFL learners’ willingness ...  Read More

1. Applied Linguistics (Language Teaching and Learning)
A Study of the Effect of Extensive and Intensive Listening on the Tense Use among EFL Learners in Iran

Sahar Ahmadpour; Hassan Asadollahfam

Volume 6, Issue 2 , September 2018, , Pages 141-161


  The present study investigated the effect of extensive and intensive listening on the accuracy of tense use among EFL learners in Iran. It was based on pre-test post-test with intact classes. According to the purpose of the study, a sample (n = 60) of homogeneous participants were selected. From among ...  Read More

3. Applied Literature
Kitchen Sink Drama and Naturalism: Trends of Post-War English Theatre

Nazila Heidarzadegan; Zeynep Kurt Yildiz

Volume 8, Issue 1 , April 2020, , Pages 139-149


  The present paper studies Kitchen Sink Drama and Naturalism to investigate how a cultural movement through which artists like Arnold Wesker, John Osborne, and Shelagh Delaney express their disillusionment during the post-war period representing the reality of their lives via theatre. The period of 1956–1965 ...  Read More

Call for Papers

JALDA is publishing articles in:
Applied Linguistics
Applied Literature
Applied Studies on Dynamics between language and literature

A Sample JALDA Article Using Digital Object Identifier (DOI):

Behin, B. (2019).What is Applied Literature?. Journal of Applied Literature and Applied Linguistics: Dynamics and Advances,7(1), 21-33. https://dx.doi.org/10.22049/jalda.2019.26629.1138

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