1. Applied Linguistics (Language Teaching and Learning)
1. Facing the Challenge of Generic Hybridity in EAP Research and Pedagogy

Davud Kuhi

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2020, , Pages 23-37


  Since its introduction to EAP theory in the 1980s, the concept of genre has proven to be a rigorous theoretical construct for a deeperunderstanding of the nature of academic discourse. However, the inherent potential of this concept as a means of classifying and categorizing academic texts has also given ...  Read More

2. Applied Linguistics (Inspirations from neighbor disciplines)
2. An Investigation of the Online Farsi Translation of Metadiscourse Markers in American Presidential Debates

Davud Kuhi; Mahya Esmailzad; Shirin Rezaei

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2020, , Pages 51-64


  The term metadiscourse rarely appears in translation studies despite the continuously growing body of research on discourse markers in different genres and through various perspectives. Translation as a product that needs to observe such markers for their communicative power and contribution to the overall ...  Read More

1. Applied Linguistics (Language Teaching and Learning)
3. Metadiscourse Use in Popular and Professional Science: The Case of Hedges and Boosters

Davud Kuhi; Mina Babapour

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, , Pages 99-120


  The present article shows that all scientific texts included in journals, magazines, and newspapers are vulnerable to the penetration of hedges and boosters.  However, it was found that scientific texts in the three corpora tended to open up the possibilities of alternative voices rather than narrowing ...  Read More

1. Applied Linguistics (Language Teaching and Learning)
4. Popularization of Scientific Discourses and Penetration of Informal Elements

Mina Babapour; Davud Kuhi

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2018, , Pages 49-97


  By the force of our social constructivist gyrations, we have developed glimpses of a social, cultural and historical dimension in which the discourse of science operates. These glimpses indicate us how much the discourse of science is part of complex webs of human’s social interaction. Recognizing ...  Read More

1. Applied Linguistics (Language Teaching and Learning)
5. Hybridity of Scientific Discourses: an Intertextual Perspective and Implications for ESP Pedagogy

Davud Kuhi

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2017, , Pages 61-80


  In light of a large number of admirable attempts which look at scientific discourse from social, dialogic and interpersonal points of view, the propositions which consider scientific discourse as an interactive endeavor are now well-established. By the force of our social constructivist gyrations, we ...  Read More

6. Book Review: 'Teaching and Researching Writing (3rd Edition)'

Davud Kuhi

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2017, , Pages 99-101


  Writing has an overarching significance in our lives. We experience this significance in our personal, professional and social activities. Much of who we are and who we wish to become in our social life, in the professional community we belong to and even in the privacy of our individual life is the ...  Read More

1. Applied Linguistics (Language Teaching and Learning)
7. A Comparative Analysis of Self-Mentions in Applied Linguistics PhD Dissertations Written by Native and Non-Native English Writers

Mitra Pourmohammadi; Dr. Davud Kuhi

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2016, , Pages 109-124


  The purpose of the present study was to compare the PhD dissertations written by native and nonnative English writers in the field of Applied Linguistics with regard to the use of self-mentions. To this end, 40 Applied Linguistics PhD dissertations (20 written by native English writers and 20 by non-native ...  Read More

8. A Multi-Layered Discourse Analysis of Students’ Classroom Talk in Two Contexts: Rural vs. Urban

Davud Kuhi; Sirous Khoubkar

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2014, , Pages 35-49


  This study aimed at discussing and representing discourse analysis of classroom talk in two contexts. It is significant, since it considers different genres of talk, cultural and social identities, social relations, different ideologies and many other aspects in this analysis. It attempts to analyze ...  Read More

9. Shift of “Certainty” in Pre- and Post-Citation Arguments: The Case of Textbooks in Applied Linguistics

Davud Kuhi; Parisa Tajahmad

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2014, , Pages 50-66


  Writing academic texts by novice researchers requires a framework and support by learning how to cite the works of others. However, compared to the studies on other academic writings, studying citations by considering certainty markers has received little attention. The main purpose of this study was ...  Read More

10. Commodified Discourses, Commodifying Discourses: In Pursuit of a Theoretical Model on the Constitutive Functioning of Academic Discourse in Marketization of Higher Education

Davud Kuhi

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2014, , Pages 39-61


  Inspired by Fairclough's suggestion of the idea of commodification in higher education, particularly in terms of "the marketization of the discursive practices of universities" (1993, p. 143), the author of the present paper proposes a theoretical basis within which the constitutive functioning of academic ...  Read More