2. Applied Linguistics (Inspirations from neighbor disciplines)
1. Intercultural Competence: A Neglected Essential in the Iranian ELT Textbooks

Sorayya Mozaffarzadeh; Parviz Ajideh

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, , Pages 167-183

http://dx.doi.org/10.22049/jalda.2019.26674.1149

Abstract
  As an important focus of modern language education, intercultural language learning reflects greater awareness of the inseparability of language and culture and the need for providing the learners with materials concerning teaching intercultural communication to enhance learners’ intercultural ...  Read More

2. Applied Linguistics (Inspirations from neighbor disciplines)
2. Exploring Culture-Related Content in English Textbooks: A Closer Look at Advanced Series of Iran Language Institute

Somaye Ashrafi; Parviz Ajideh

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2018, , Pages 91-109

http://dx.doi.org/10.22049/jalda.2018.26195.1056

Abstract
  The aim of this article was to examine three advanced textbooks in Iran Language Institute (ILI) in an attempt to establish if they differ in the extent to which they represent dimension of big ‘C’ culture and little ‘c’ culture, their stance in distribution of references of cultural ...  Read More

3. Investigating the Effect of Changing Answers in Multiple-Choice Questions of Reading and Listening Tests in EFL Context

Parviz Ajhideh; Solmaz Saeeidi Manesh

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2015, , Pages 11-24

http://dx.doi.org/10.22049/jalda.2015.13694

Abstract
  This study investigates whether the practice of answer changing on multiple-choice questions (MCQs) is beneficial for Iranian students’ overall test performance in EFL context. Several studies have shown that answer changing in multiple choice examinations is generally beneficial for improving ...  Read More