1. Applied Linguistics (Language Teaching and Learning)
1. Motivational Determinants of Code-Switching in Iranian EFL Classrooms

Shahla Nazeri; Davoud Amini; Farzad Salahshoor

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2020, , Pages 151-173


  “Code-Switching”, an important issue in the field of both language classroom and sociolinguistics, has been under consideration in investigations related to bilingual and multilingual societies. First proposed by Haugen (1956) and later developed byGrosjean (1982), the termcode-switching ...  Read More

2. Applied Linguistics (Inspirations from neighbor disciplines)
2. An Investigation of Interactional Metadiscourse in Discussion and Conclusion Sections of Social and Natural Science Master Theses

Farzad Salahshoor; Parya Afsari

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2017, , Pages 7-14


  This study is a corpus-based study of interactional metadiscourse in natural and social science master theses. For this purpose, 30 natural and social science master theses in six disciplines were randomly selected out of the library of five universities. Five master theses were selected in each discipline, ...  Read More

3. Critical Discourse Analysis of Two Political Speeches in Light of Bakhtin's Dialogism

Farzad Salahshoor; Hamideh Baggali; Bahram Behin

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2013, , Pages 87-107


    Bakhtin's dialogism respects differences and appreciates dialogue. Different fields of the humanities are increasingly apprehending dialogism; however, few studies have applied it in the realm of critical discourse analysis. The present study presupposes that a fundamental similarity exists between ...  Read More

4. A Cross-Disciplinary Genre Analysis of Rhetorical Features of Research Article Introductions Written by Iranians

Farzad Salahshoor; Mahnaz Sharifi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2013, , Pages 140-158


  The notion of genre has received a great deal of attention both in discourse analytic studies as well as in the field of ESP/EAP course design. The present paper has attempted to use genre analysis to account for the rhetorical features of research article introductions written by Iranian academics in ...  Read More